Before the press embargo broke on Insatiable , the new Netflix series was already being criticized. A trailer released online strongly implied that the comedy, in which Debby Ryan stars as a plump high-schooler who suddenly becomes thin and hot, perpetuates fat shaming. As a result, a petition asking Netflix to cancel it was signed and circulated. Last week, at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, Netflix responded to the controversy by saying, in essence: Give Insatiable a chance. Insatiable is an equal-opportunity train wreck.
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Here is the official description of the series, which you can still binge on the streaming service:. For years, Patty Debby Ryan has been bullied, ignored, and underestimated by those around her because of her weight. But now that she finds herself suddenly thin, Patty is out for payback against anyone who has ever made her feel bad about herself. This Valentine's Day, love is in the air yet again. And to mark the most romantic of occasions, TheWrap has rounded up the 47 best TV couples of all time.
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But in a painful miscalculation, the episode series, which premiered Friday, is packed with more muffin-top jokes, fat shaming and mean girl pranks than an eighth-grade slumber party. The trailer alone caused an outcry upon its release. Dallas Roberts and Ryan. Drama and comedy offer the chance to work it all out in a neutral zone; a place where fictional characters explore all sides of the quotient — that of the victimised, the victim, the Heather, the bullied.