“Fit to Fat to Fit” Is a Real Show That Somehow Makes Fat and Fit People Feel Awful

Reality T.V. is a scourge on modern art because it presumes that all we need is stripped-down stories with minor characters braving small struggles. And that’s why I love it. There’s no fiction that rivals how terrible real life has been, especially for the past two years.

The genesis of YouTube has helped reality T.V. thrive anew. I watched the show “Fit to Fat to Fit” last week, which exists in…

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Andrew Ricketts

Andrew Ricketts

I’m a Caribbean and American writer from New York. My stories are about coming-of-age, learning how to relate, and family. It’s a living, breathing memoir.