08:30 PM EDT 05/22/2015
Originally posted 02/09/2015 01:25PM
There is a show about an obese woman on TLC that has such cultural significance that anyone in our modern society would benefit from watching.
For starters, it's hard not to fall for My Big Fat Fabulous Life because its star, Whitney Thore, is downright lovable. First a YouTube sensation for her viral Fat Girl Dancing video, she is whip-smart, funny, open and kind, but at 380 lbs., she also represents something that does not exist on reality TV: A fat person who is truly happy with herself, just the way she is.
Thore, 30, spoke to PEOPLE about life as a newly minted reality star – whose show was renewed for a second season, we have learned exclusively – the biggest misconceptions about her (no, she's not promoting obesity) and how she learned to accept herself.
Originally posted 02/05/2015 11:30AM
On the season 13 premiere of Say Yes to the Dress (airing March 6), Kathy Griffin swings by Kleinfeld Bridal to support her former assistant Tiffany Rinehart, who's getting married a few years after she "lost [the weight of] an Olsen twin."
Just how far will the Fashion Police host go for a good style surprise?
Originally posted 02/03/2015 06:50PM
After his secret struggle, reality TV father and former Olympian Bruce Jenner is "finally happy" and transitioning into a woman. Subscribe now to read the REAL story behind his life-changing decision in PEOPLE.
Originally posted 01/16/2015 06:20PM
Are centipedes really prudish?
It sure seemed that way to one couple after an arthropod turned a romp in the Hawaiian jungle into a nightmare when he crawled in between a couple having sex and injected venom around a young woman's "lady parts."
Luckily for us, the woman and her partner lived to tell the tale for TLC's Sex Sent Me to the ER.
Originally posted 01/10/2015 04:40PM
[BRIGHTCOVE "3978579094001" "" "" "auto"] TLC's controversial new special My Husband's Not Gay, airing Sunday at 10 p.m., follows three married couples – and one single man – living in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The husbands say they're all attracted to men – but insist they're not gay.
Originally posted 01/08/2015 05:00PM
Despite growing criticism of TLC's My Husband's Not Gay, the network has no plans to cancel the show.
The one-hour special set to premiere Sunday follows four Mormon men living in Salt Lake City, Utah who are happily married to women, but are also attracted to other men. They refer to it as SSA, Same Sex Attraction.
But following the release of the TLC trailer, the show is already causing outrage.
Josh Sanders, 32, launched a Change.org petition on Dec. 29 to keep the special off the air and already has nearly 100,000 supporters.
Originally posted 01/04/2015 12:50PM
While plenty of people are trying to shed a few pounds, one woman purposely got chunky to prove a controversial point.
Originally posted 12/29/2014 05:00PM
[BRIGHTCOVE "3964614551001" "" "" "auto"] Well, this is certainly one way to remain youthful looking.
On the sixth season premiere of TLC's My Strange Addiction, the cameras will focus on female maskers – men who dress in rubber suits to look like life-sized female dolls.
Originally posted 12/23/2014 05:00PM
It didn't take long for Annabelle Goetke to learn that getting fit doesn't translate to instant fashion savvy.
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