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Movie Going Public Remains Infatuated With Obese People

by Zach Bourque 24 February 2009 3 Comments E-mail Zach Bourque

Move over Paul Blart, your reign as Hollywood’s predominant oversized hero has come to an end. Tyler Perry’s “Madea Goes To Jail” has officially become the number one film in America courtesy of, you guessed it, the large and in charge antics of pot-smoking, gun-wielding Mabel “Madea” Simmons. The Lionsgate release pulled in 41.1 million last weekend, a record setting numbers for the company.


The year 2009 has already proven to be the year of the obese hero. Pleasantly plump children all across America finally have a reason to go to school outside of lunch break. Heroes like Madea and Paul Blart have the power to inspire confidence that even they can solve crimes, break out of jail and yes, even ride on Segways. ‘Bout damn time.


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  • Martha said:

    What are you saying about obese people then? I would say that yeah, fat people are funny, but only funny when they look like Rosie O’Donnel or Tyra Banks’ big, fat AZZ!

  • Ronnie said:

    Ew, these stupid Madea movies need to stop. They aren’t even funny. America, aren’t we smarter than this?

  • sunny said:

    but they are funny!!!! “diary of a mad black woman” was amazing!

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