Netflix’s ‘Insatiable’ Is Causing Controversy & Being Criticized for ‘Fat-Shaming’ and Stereotyping

It won’t be out for a few more weeks, but Netflix’s upcoming series Insatiable, about a high-school student who loses a bunch of weight and takes revenge on all the classmates who bullied her for being overweight, is stirring up major controversy.

The show, starring Debby Ryan, is being criticized for fat-shaming and stereotyping.

Critics say the trope of someone becoming skinny in order to gain newfound agency and confidence is reductive and tasteless.

Insatiable premieres on Netflix August 10.

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Source: Relevant Magazine

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