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SelesFan70
Mar 13th, 2006, 08:19 PM
Aretha's proud to be a big woman
By Nicole Lampert, Daily Mail
13 March 2006
When she sang about Respect for the first time in 1967, Aretha Franklin was a svelte brunette. Forty years on, she is almost unrecognisable.

In a blonde wig, spilling out of a low-cut gown, a much larger Queen of Soul appeared at a gala dinner in Washington on Friday.

And Miss Franklin couldn't be happier. For the first time, she says, the real Aretha is on stage - a 'big woman' who loves her food.

The 63-year-old has revealed she spent decades starving herself to stay slim.

'For a long time I suffered so much trying to be what other people expected me to be and look like,' she told the Canyon News website.

'I definitely was never meant to be a model-type walking down a runway - I'm just Aretha singing what she feels in her heart and soul. So far, people seem to understand...' :worship:

The audience at the National Association of Black-Owned Broadcasters gala dinner certainly seemed satisfied, giving the mother of four a standing ovation.

http://images.thisislondon.com/v2/music%26clubs/_front/franklinREX130306_100x110.jpg
http://www.thisislondon.com/showbiz/articles/21972820?source=Evening%20Standard&ct=5

There is no diva like Mz. Franklin! Clearly one of the best singers of all time. :bowdown: She's a big woman...not everyone is gonna be Twiggy or Halle or Calista Flockhart or (insert skinny chick name).

Big ups to the big girls! :worship:

Rocketta
Mar 13th, 2006, 08:41 PM
Aretha is Aretha and if you don't want to see all of her glory spilling out of her dress then I suggest you turn your head because I think we can agree she's not going to change her style or her diet. :)

ampers&
Mar 13th, 2006, 08:47 PM
go girl. :worship:
but get a new voice coach or something.
the last few live performances i've seen were :tape: :o.

AjdeNate!
Mar 13th, 2006, 08:48 PM
Good for her! As long as she loves herself, it's all good.
The most amazing voice, probably ever, shouldn't be camoflauged in a waif's body. Skinny bitches are evil.

Helen Lawson
Mar 13th, 2006, 08:50 PM
I don't care about her weight either way, but let's get real, there's a difference between shunning the model-thin lifestyle on the one hand, and being morbidly obese on the other.

selking
Mar 13th, 2006, 08:52 PM
she is fucking huge, she shoudl want to lose weight. But damn she use to be able to sing

Rocketta
Mar 13th, 2006, 08:57 PM
go girl. :worship:
but get a new voice coach or something.
the last few live performances i've seen were :tape: :o.

yeah but at least it took her to get in her 60's before her voice started to wane...some singers out there might be skinny but they do all the other stuff and lose their voice for no reason. *cough* Whitney *cough*

ToeTag
Mar 13th, 2006, 08:58 PM
Aretha Franklin Says She's Proud To Be A Woman Of Size Yeah, thats what all the fat chicks say.
"woman of size" oh, god, what a ridiculous pc term.

ampers&
Mar 13th, 2006, 09:09 PM
...some singers out there might be skinny but they do all the other stuff and lose their voice for no reason. *cough* Whitney *cough*
i'm sorry, who did you say? i could hear around the coughing. :D

tennisbum79
Mar 13th, 2006, 09:17 PM
Although I am glad that Aretha is happy, being overweight is somehting that should discouraged, especially among black women ( and men too).
It is not good for one's health. There have several studies done on this, and the state of health of black america is not good. One major contributing factor is obesity.

Just remember the scenes of the people during Katrina, many had trouble breathing, let alone walking.

Wannabeknowitall
Mar 13th, 2006, 09:19 PM
Yeah, thats what all the fat chicks say.
"woman of size" oh, god, what a ridiculous pc term.

I agree. There is women of size which is a healthy women of size and then theres Aretha.
You cannot tell me all that lard on Aretha is healthy.

Rocketta
Mar 13th, 2006, 10:24 PM
I agree. There is women of size which is a healthy women of size and then theres Aretha.
You cannot tell me all that lard on Aretha is healthy.

Where has anyone said it was healthy? :scratch:

Being overweight and being underweight is an unhealthy state of being....doesn't mean people are going to change it. Aretha accepts herself for what she is an overweight superstar. What at 64 she's suppose to start dieting and going to the gym? Maybe she's happy with what she's accomplished, where she's been in her life and has decided not to worry about that stuff and just live her life like she likes and feels necessary for her happiness.

Btw, with all the drug talk that goes on this board and all the praising of it plus all the unsafe sexual practices that are discussed around here I actually find it hilarious when people on this board then get all up in arms about someone being fat. It's just another of life's conundrums. :shrug:

ampers&
Mar 13th, 2006, 10:32 PM
Just remember the scenes of the people during Katrina, many had trouble breathing, let alone walking.
could it also be because of the stifling heat, the stench of dead bodies, and, i don't know, the 5ft of water they had to tread through??? :shrug:

just a thought...

Rocketta
Mar 13th, 2006, 10:37 PM
could it also be because of the stifling heat, the stench of dead bodies, and, i don't know, the 5ft of water they had to tread through??? :shrug:

just a thought...

the ecoli, the spores from mold, the dead animals and humans whose insides have burst open from the heat floating in said water??? No it was their weight that was the problem. :tape:

ampers&
Mar 13th, 2006, 10:42 PM
the ecoli, the spores from mold, the dead animals and humans whose insides have burst open from the heat floating in said water??? No it was their weight that was the problem. :tape:
those fat bastards.
if they were healthier, maybe they would have been able to jog their way out of New Orleans.
but no, they wanted to sit around and eat Bon Bons. :rolleyes:

smiler
Mar 13th, 2006, 10:43 PM
Yeah, thats what all the fat chicks say.

Strikes me you don't know any fat chicks, I'm a "fat chick" and I would never ever call myself a woman of size :haha: what a stupid thing to say! I might call myself overweight, or cuddley, or i might remind you that i'm built for comfort not for speed, but woman of size?! :lol:

Incidently I might be overweight but i'm not quite on Aretha's scale, she needs to seriously think about her health it's quite dangerous to be a woman of that size.

No Name Face
Mar 13th, 2006, 10:45 PM
it's fine to be pleasantly plump but aretha is just plain fat.

PatM04
Mar 13th, 2006, 10:49 PM
Good for her:)

Rocketta
Mar 13th, 2006, 10:49 PM
those fat bastards.
if they were healthier, maybe they would have been able to jog their way out of New Orleans.
but no, they wanted to sit around and eat Bon Bons. :rolleyes:

you know it girl....damn fat people. :armed:

Let's face it, fat people were at fault for Katrina aren't they always at fault for their illnesses. I mean 'not fat' people never get physical illnesses. :(:rolleyes:

Stamp Paid
Mar 13th, 2006, 10:49 PM
I don't care about her weight either way, but let's get real, there's a difference between shunning the model-thin lifestyle on the one hand, and being morbidly obese on the other.

death

Wannabeknowitall
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:10 PM
Where has anyone said it was healthy? :scratch:

Being overweight and being underweight is an unhealthy state of being....doesn't mean people are going to change it. Aretha accepts herself for what she is an overweight superstar. What at 64 she's suppose to start dieting and going to the gym? Maybe she's happy with what she's accomplished, where she's been in her life and has decided not to worry about that stuff and just live her life like she likes and feels necessary for her happiness.

Btw, with all the drug talk that goes on this board and all the praising of it plus all the unsafe sexual practices that are discussed around here I actually find it hilarious when people on this board then get all up in arms about someone being fat. It's just another of life's conundrums. :shrug:

Deja Vu. I am watching Around The horn on ESPN and everytime I have a comment some posters make me feel like I am actually on the show.
My grandmother is 70 now and overweight, she is diabetic, has hypertension, bad knees, bad back.
What did her doctor tell her?
Lose weight and things will get better.

Lets see the epidemics facing America: hiv/aids, heart disease, cancer, diabetes and wait OBESESITY. Three of those epidemics have correlations.
If Aretha wants to make it to 70 without weight related illnesses then she needs to lose some weight.
I am sure she has great genes but that only takes you so far.

If she feels she has lived a long enough life than its fine, eat herself to death.
If not then its time to look at Al Roker and say hmmm maybe just maybe I need a drastic life change.

Scotso
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:12 PM
Being big is nothing to be ashamed of, but it's certainly nothing to be proud of, either.

Denise4925
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:13 PM
Where has anyone said it was healthy? :scratch:

Being overweight and being underweight is an unhealthy state of being....doesn't mean people are going to change it. Aretha accepts herself for what she is an overweight superstar. What at 64 she's suppose to start dieting and going to the gym? Maybe she's happy with what she's accomplished, where she's been in her life and has decided not to worry about that stuff and just live her life like she likes and feels necessary for her happiness.

Btw, with all the drug talk that goes on this board and all the praising of it plus all the unsafe sexual practices that are discussed around here I actually find it hilarious when people on this board then get all up in arms about someone being fat. It's just another of life's conundrums. :shrug:
Preach girl, preach.

No Name Face
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:16 PM
Deja Vu. I am watching Around The horn on ESPN and everytime I have a comment some posters make me feel like I am actually on the show.
My grandmother is 70 now and overweight, she is diabetic, has hypertension, bad knees, bad back.
What did her doctor tell her?
Lose weight and things will get better.

Lets see the epidemics facing America: hiv/aids, heart disease, cancer, diabetes and wait OBESESITY. Three of those epidemics have correlations.
If Aretha wants to make it to 70 without weight related illnesses then she needs to lose some weight.
I am sure she has great genes but that only takes you so far.

:worship: :worship: :worship:
some people can't help but be big, but being fat is something most people can help.

Scotso
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:21 PM
Btw, with all the drug talk that goes on this board and all the praising of it plus all the unsafe sexual practices that are discussed around here I actually find it hilarious when people on this board then get all up in arms about someone being fat. It's just another of life's conundrums. :shrug:

It makes a lot of sense, really. I mean, they're aware that they do so many things they should be ashamed of... so when they see and issue where they can act superior, they pounce. I guess it makes them feel better about themselves.

Scotso
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:22 PM
:worship: :worship: :worship:
some people can't help but be big, but being fat is something most people can help.

When did you get your medical degree?

Rocketta
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:29 PM
Deja Vu. I am watching Around The horn on ESPN and everytime I have a comment some posters make me feel like I am actually on the show.
My grandmother is 70 now and overweight, she is diabetic, has hypertension, bad knees, bad back.
What did her doctor tell her?
Lose weight and things will get better.

Lets see the epidemics facing America: hiv/aids, heart disease, cancer, diabetes and wait OBESESITY. Three of those epidemics have correlations.
If Aretha wants to make it to 70 without weight related illnesses then she needs to lose some weight.
I am sure she has great genes but that only takes you so far.

Like I said, being overweight and underweight is unhealthy? :confused:

Aretha did not say she was proud of being a woman of size....that is just the article title. What she's quoted as saying is that she accepts that she's not going to be skinny. Does that mean that she's not striving to do better...I really don't know. I doubt it but maybe she is. Either way people are projecting their negative opinions about 'fat people' on her because she's fat. :(

Anyway it's her life if she knows that she may not live to 70 and chooses to continuing living as she does if she's happy with her life who is she hurting exactly? :confused:

No Name Face
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:32 PM
When did you get your medical degree?

the same place a lot of posters got their psychology and philosophy degrees.

Rocketta
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:35 PM
When did you get your medical degree?

pffft, everybody knows all fat people are fat because they want and choose to be. :tape:

Can you imagine someone saying....some people can't help but be skinny but being anorexic is something that most anorexic's can help? :shrug:

Wannabeknowitall
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:35 PM
It makes a lot of sense, really. I mean, they're aware that they do so many things they should be ashamed of... so when they see and issue where they can act superior, they pounce. I guess it makes them feel better about themselves.

I dont quite remember seeing all these threads supposedly.
I mean I am open people doing drugs but you wont see me doing it as I am open to people doing whatever sexually but you wont see me doing it.
I am open to obese people but you wont see me eating myself to death.
Lets stop thinking this is some conspiracy theory against obese people and look at it as it is.

Pureracket
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:35 PM
Although I am glad that Aretha is happy, being overweight is somehting that should discouraged, especially among black women ( and men too).
It is not good for one's health. There have several studies done on this, and the state of health of black america is not good. One major contributing factor is obesity.

Just remember the scenes of the people during Katrina, many had trouble breathing, let alone walking.A little known fact that people don't know is that obesity really adversely affects all demographics. Guess which demographics it affects the least. . . Black women. Of all the obesity-related illnesses/diseases, Black women contract them in far few numbers and seem relatively healthy @ a larger size.

Rocketta
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:37 PM
I dont quite remember seeing all these threads supposedly.
I mean I am open people doing drugs but you wont see me doing it as I am open to people doing whatever sexually but you wont see me doing it.
I am open to obese people but you wont see me eating myself to death.
Lets stop thinking this is some conspiracy theory against obese people and look at it as it is.

what? People not bothering to actually read the article and coming in to give their oh so well informed opinion on fat people? :confused:

Rocketta
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:39 PM
I dont quite remember seeing all these threads supposedly.
I mean I am open people doing drugs but you wont see me doing it as I am open to people doing whatever sexually but you wont see me doing it.
I am open to obese people but you wont see me eating myself to death.
Lets stop thinking this is some conspiracy theory against obese people and look at it as it is.

also, you must not read a lot of non-tennis threads then but do you remember your diatribe on Jerome Bettis and then your diatribe on Kirby Puckett and then using his death as an opportunity to talk about your fear of Jerome being too fat? That's enough evidence to see you have an issue with obesity. Why? I don't have a clue.

Wannabeknowitall
Mar 13th, 2006, 11:53 PM
also, you must not read a lot of non-tennis threads then but do you remember your diatribe on Jerome Bettis and then your diatribe on Kirby Puckett and then using his death as an opportunity to talk about your fear of Jerome being too fat? That's enough evidence to see you have an issue with obesity. Why? I don't have a clue.

:lol: I remember that one so well in fact I remember you even went so far to say Kirbys death was likely linked by steroid use which was absolutely just awful. .
The dude died he didnt need any added drama after leaving this world with those kinds of accusations.

That article actually implied Kirbys death could have been linked to his weight gain. You decided it was just time to make an example of a baseball player and stereotype them.

You picked the wrong thread to remember. :lol:

Wannabeknowitall
Mar 14th, 2006, 12:31 AM
One more thing. I dont have a prejudice with people overweight, I do have an issue with people not learning anything from people they looked to or looked up to.
I look at Ruben Studdard and do happen to see Barry White and Luther Vandross and their weight issues. They left us at so young an age.
I just dont want him going out like that not that there is anything wrong, but it would nice to learn from the people before him.
It is something we are actually suppose to do to continue to advance as a human race, to learn from peoples possible mistakes.
I only said what I said about Jerome because I do see some similarities in him and Kirby. You on the other hand, I do not know your reasoning behind saying what you happened to say about Kirby.

Rocketta
Mar 14th, 2006, 12:42 AM
:lol: I remember that one so well in fact I remember you even went so far to say Kirbys death was likely linked by steroid use which was absolutely just awful. .
The dude died he didnt need any added drama after leaving this world with those kinds of accusations.

That article actually implied Kirbys death could have been linked to his weight gain. You decided it was just time to make an example of a baseball player and stereotype them.

You picked the wrong thread to remember. :lol:

I remember the thread well since I created it and

actually I didn't stereotype baseball players....I said I can't help but *wonder* if steroids played a part in athletes early deaths...? How is that saying I know he died because of steroids? :scratch: By asking the question shows that I clearly don't know but we have seen an increase in athletes dying of natural causes early in life..

Quite funny that you're trying to turn a statement that was a question into something more like it even compares to your continual assault on the perils of being overweight. :rolleyes:

and the article never linked his weight to his stroke, you did that. The article mentioned that he gained a lot of weight after he retired possible because of the way he was forced to retire.

I picked the right thread to remember, thank you very much...:hatoff:

Wannabeknowitall
Mar 14th, 2006, 01:03 AM
I remember the thread well since I created it and

actually I didn't stereotype baseball players....I said I can't help but *wonder* if steroids played a part in athletes early deaths...? How is that saying I know he died because of steroids? :scratch: By asking the question shows that I clearly don't know but we have seen an increase in athletes dying of natural causes early in life..

Quite funny that you're trying to turn a statement that was a question into something more like it even compares to your continual assault on the perils of being overweight. :rolleyes:

and the article never linked his weight to his stroke, you did that. The article mentioned that he gained a lot of weight after he retired possible because of the way he was forced to retire.

I picked the right thread to remember, thank you very much...:hatoff:

Umm. It didnt say that.
It did say he gained weight after retirement does not say anything about the way he retired.
In a way it did link his weight to his stroke, people close to Kirby were CONCERNED about his weight gain.
Why would they need to be concerned if it was a healthy weight gain???
It looks like they had some reason to be concerned.

You know there have been steroid accusations around for almost 20 years now.
Not once was Kirby even considered in steroid use during his career.
It never came up.
So why wonder now?
Why wonder about something about a hall-of-fame player who cant defend themselves?
It seems a bit of a generalization.

Since you had a question about why athletes are dying of natural causes, I just happened to look up Overweight Retired Athletes and found a link on the first page. Interesting read.

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/tribune-review/specialreports/specialnfl/s_291051.html

Rocketta
Mar 14th, 2006, 01:16 AM
Umm. It didnt say that.
It did say he gained weight after retirement does not say anything about the way he retired.
In a way it did link his weight to his stroke, people close to Kirby were CONCERNED about his weight gain.
Why would they need to be concerned if it was a healthy weight gain???
It looks like they had some reason to be concerned.

You know there have been steroid accusations around for almost 20 years now.
Not once was Kirby even considered in steroid use during his career.
It never came up.
So why wonder now?
Why wonder about something about a hall-of-fame player who cant defend themselves?
It seems a bit of a generalization.

Since you had a question about why athletes are dying of natural causes, I just happened to look up Overweight Retired Athletes and found a link on the first page. Interesting read.

http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/tribune-review/specialreports/specialnfl/s_291051.html

eh, I didn't have a question about why athletes are dying young? I had a question about whether steroids were a factor in that, not the same thing. :tape:

also, here's parts of the article

Puckett broke into the majors in 1984 and had a career batting average of .318. Glaucoma left the six-time Gold Glove center fielder and 10-time All-Star with no choice but to retire after the 1995 season when he went blind in his right eye.

It then in the next sentence/paragraphs goes on to say...


Out of the game, the 5-foot-8 Puckett put on a considerable amount of weight, which concerned those close to him.

"It's a tough thing to see a guy go through something like that and come to this extent," former teammate Kent Hrbek said Monday night.

"That's what really hurt him bad, when he was forced out of the game," he said. "I don't know if he ever recovered from it."


my reading of this says if anything they linked his weight gain to some possible depression he felt over having to retire due to glaucoma.

So like I said you connected the weight gain to his stroke...not the article.

Wannabeknowitall
Mar 14th, 2006, 01:45 AM
eh, I didn't have a question about why athletes are dying young? I had a question about whether steroids were a factor in that, not the same thing. :tape:

also, here's parts of the article


It then in the next sentence/paragraphs goes on to say...



my reading of this says if anything they linked his weight gain to some possible depression he felt over having to retire due to glaucoma.

So like I said you connected the weight gain to his stroke...not the article.


I didnt connect anything. It still says those close to him were concerned about the weight gain. Again why worry if it was a healthy gain in a physical and mental sense.
Kirby could have been depressed. When you do become depressed sometimes do things that make people think you dont care anymore about life.
In this case it could be the weight gain. Perhaps he couldnt control it.
Food made him feel better.
The weight gain was so drastic that many sports shows including PTI considered him as a whole different person and asked the question what will you remember most about Kirby, the good times or the bad.
Nada about these same sports shows even brought up the idea of:
1) Kirby possibly taking steroid.
2) Steriods having anything to do with his death
Becuause it would be tainting the record of a man who cant defens himself.

The difference is there is no question Kirby gained weight.
Does it sound crazy to link his weight gain to his stroke? NO.
Does it sound weird to wonder if Kirby did steroids and then wonder if it could have had something to do with his death? YES.
Because there is absolutely no linking, no articles, not even a rumor in 20 years.

I was being facetious about you questioning young athletes are dying young.
Its still an interesting article.

Paldias
Mar 14th, 2006, 01:48 AM
I'm really glad that she's happy with herself. But she needs to realize that within the next 10 years she could easily die from a heart attack. :o

Crazy Canuck
Mar 14th, 2006, 01:54 AM
pffft, everybody knows all fat people are fat because they want and choose to be. :tape:

Can you imagine someone saying....some people can't help but be skinny but being anorexic is something that most anorexic's can help? :shrug:

There are a number of posters who think that anorexia can be cured with a trip to McDonald's. :scared:

Rocketta
Mar 14th, 2006, 01:58 AM
There are a number of posters who think that anorexia can be cured with a trip to McDonald's. :scared:

dag, just reading the word McDonalds has my stomach jumping...they have the best chemically addicting food! :fiery: :drool:

ampers&
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:00 AM
^ i only eat their fries.
the burgers are nast-to the-tay.

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:01 AM
Aretha is Aretha and if you don't want to see all of her glory spilling out of her dress then I suggest you turn your head because I think we can agree she's not going to change her style or her diet. :)

if i see Aretha spilling out of her dress i will flash her right back... :angel:

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:02 AM
^ i only eat their fries.
their burger are nast-to the-tay.

i like there CARAMEL SUNDAYS with nutz!!!! :drool:

ampers&
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:03 AM
i like there CARAMEL SUNDAYS with nutz!!!! :drool:
lol...those too.
but i get the caramel at the bottom and nuts on top of the ice cream.
cause i like to eat the caramel at the end. :hearts:
i'm such a fat ass. :drool: :devil:

Crazy Canuck
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:03 AM
dag, just reading the word McDonalds has my stomach jumping...they have the best chemically addicting food! :fiery: :drool:
I think that you meant "food" :drool: The quotations are key.

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:05 AM
lol...those too.
but i get the caramel at the bottom and nuts on top of the ice cream.
cause i like to eat the caramel at the end. :hearts:
i'm such a fat ass. :drool: :devil:

TIME FOR LYPO!!! :devil:

Rocketta
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:16 AM
^ i only eat their fries.
the burgers are nast-to the-tay.

1/4 lb with big mac sauce... :drool:

Rocketta
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:17 AM
I think that you meant "food" :drool: The quotations are key.

Naw I meant "Chemically Addicting FOOD" ;)

Rocketta
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:18 AM
if i see Aretha spilling out of her dress i will flash her right back... :angel:

Hey she might like it and keep flashing you for the payoff. :p

ico4498
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:24 AM
Aretha paid her dues ...if anyone has a right to pride ...

ampers&
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:27 AM
1/4 lb with big mac sauce... :drool:
big macs.http://photobucket.com/albums/a220/20010/th_Beurk10.gif


Whoppers w/ cheese :drool:

Wannabeknowitall
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:29 AM
Speaking of McDonalds.
I am so craving a milkshake. What about yall?
:lol:
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/milkshake.html

ampers&
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:32 AM
Speaking of McDonalds.
I am so craving a milkshake. What about yall?
:lol:
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/milkshake.html
i'd drink that milkshake ANY day. :drool: :lick:

CC
Mar 14th, 2006, 02:40 AM
She's an oversized woman.

Solitaire
Mar 14th, 2006, 03:33 AM
Well it's her body and it's great that shes big and proud. Im sure she's well aware of what health problems come with being over weight.

SelesFan70
Mar 14th, 2006, 03:41 AM
yeah but at least it took her to get in her 60's before her voice started to wane...some singers out there might be skinny but they do all the other stuff and lose their voice for no reason. *cough* Whitney *cough*

But some of today's "voices" aren't even voices...just trumped up, produced-up studio wannabe's. :o

But Aretha gets even more "respect" (pardon the pun) from me because she's a big fan of "The Young and The Restless" :worship:

Rocketta
Mar 14th, 2006, 07:25 AM
big macs.http://photobucket.com/albums/a220/20010/th_Beurk10.gif


Whoppers w/ cheese :drool:

no I meant a quarter pounder with mac sauce... :drool:

I like Whoppers as well but we don't have a Burger King in my town. :fiery:

Erika_Angel
Mar 14th, 2006, 07:28 AM
She is a fantastic lady, but she shouldn't be proud to be overweight. And sending this message out to her fans that it is "ok" to be overweight and at a health risk is not the right message she should be sending out.

darrinbaker00
Mar 14th, 2006, 07:37 AM
it's fine to be pleasantly plump but aretha is just plain fat.
And you're just plain obnoxious, so I guess you and Aretha are even. ;)

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 14th, 2006, 07:47 AM
Hey she might like it and keep flashing you for the payoff. :p

MMMM, I bet her AREOLAS are the size of FRIZBEES!! :drool: :drool: That puts me in the mood for PEPERONI PIZZA :drool:

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 14th, 2006, 07:52 AM
My favorite picture of Miss Aretha ...

Rocketta
Mar 14th, 2006, 07:56 AM
MMMM, I bet her AREOLAS are the size of FRIZBEES!! :drool: :drool: That puts me in the mood for PEPERONI PIZZA :drool:

and that has just guaranteed I won't be eating pizza anytime soon. :o

CrossCourt~Rally
Mar 14th, 2006, 07:57 AM
and that has just guaranteed I won't be eating pizza anytime soon. :o

Then i better not mention TOMMY LEE if you like eating foot long hot dogs or SUBS :lol: :lol: :p

skanky~skanketta
Mar 14th, 2006, 10:46 AM
i'm all for being happy in your own skin, but too much weight leads to bad health issues. same with too little weight.

Stamp Paid
Mar 15th, 2006, 08:58 AM
My favorite picture of Miss Aretha ...

OMG STOP! :spit:

"Sluggy"
Mar 15th, 2006, 09:03 AM
Lovine Aretha!

~ The Leopard ~
Mar 15th, 2006, 11:07 AM
I love these PC terms. :drool:

Dana Marcy
Mar 19th, 2006, 06:59 PM
go girl. :worship:
but get a new voice coach or something.
the last few live performances i've seen were :tape: :o.

:yeah: I just wonder if her weight gain is affecting her voice or energy level during live performances. :scratch: I say that because yawl know Aretha can sing a whole lot better than that and she can work the crowd a whole lot better than that also!!