Posts Tagged ‘fat’

Eye View Business, National Enquirer Goes Into Chaper 11, Looking For Ways To Trim The Fat

November 2, 2010

After years of dishing tales of celebrity folly and misfortune, The National Enquirer’s publisher has fallen on hard times of its own.

American Media Inc. plans to seek federal bankruptcy protection in the next two weeks or so. The privately held company, based in Boca Raton, Fla., announced its intention Monday without sharing any details about its finances.

American Media, whose other publications beside The National Enquirer include Star, Shape, Men’s Fitness and Fit Pregnancy, is trying to get most of its creditors to back its reorganization plan before it files for Chapter 11 protection. About 80 percent of American Media’s bondholders already have expressed their support, the company said.

National Enquirer looking for ways to trim the fat…

Mother of the Year Nominee and Guys are Sick

March 15, 2010

An obese mother in New Jersey is trying to put on weight in order to become the world’s fattest woman.
Donna Simpson, from New Jersey, weighs 600 lbs but told the Daily Mail newspaper she had her heart set on reaching her goal weight of 1000lb in two years.
The 42-year-old already holds the title of the world’s fattest mother after giving birth to her daughter in 2007 when she weighed 530 lbs. To put on enough weight, Ms Simpson will need to eat 12,000 calories a day.

In order to pay for the enormous amounts of food  — her weekly grocery bill is $815 — Ms Simpson generates money by running a website where men pay to watch her consume fast food… Guys can be really sick….