Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Fixing Fatphobic Memes – Adorable Baby and Seal Edition

Is there anything worse than scrolling through social media just to find that somebody confused fatphobia with cleverness and then decided to visit it on the world as a meme? Yes, in my opinion, it could be worse – they could drag adorable animals and babies into it.

I’m on a bit of a mission to fix fatphobic memes and thanks to readers Nancy and Karin I’ve found and fixed these two:

I'M A FRICKIN' BABY FOR PETE'S SAKE, DON'T INVOLVE ME IN YOUR FAT-SHAMING NONSENSE

Top picture is an adorable baby in the bathtub with the caption “When U realize U overdid it on the holidays” On the bottom is the same picture with the new caption “I’m a frickin’ baby for Pete’s sake, leave me out of your fat-shaming nonsense.”  

 

Seal Meme Fix

Top picture is an adorable fat seal with the caption “When you’ve been saying “Fuck It It’s Christmas” since mid November and now it’s starting to catch up. The bottom is the same picture with the caption “When you’re just trying to hang out and be a seal, but somebody wants to make you part of their ridiculous fatphobic meme. 

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