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Did God Choose The Latest Powerball Winner?

Don McNay | Posted 05.15.2016 | Business
Don McNay

Will the Smith family be blessed or cursed by their "divine intervention?" God only knows.

The Economics of Obesity & Bariatric Surgery

Don McNay | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

"Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business and eventually degenerates into a racket." -Eric Hoffer "Lesson number one: Don't underes...

Taking the Oath Against Fat Shaming

Don McNay | Posted 01.23.2017 | Impact
Don McNay

Discriminating against people because of their weight is not limited to famous people in music videos. It's hard on everyday people who have had a lifetime of conditioning to not speak out and endured subtle and not so subtle insults.

A Main Street Way to Help Obese People

Don McNay | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Don McNay

"Don't you know things can change Things'll go your way If you can hold on for one more day" -Wilson Phillips I'm 55 years old and morbidly obese. ...

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: Hashtag Hiatus

Shelly Peiken | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts
Shelly Peiken

I ran into Wendy Wilson (of Wilson Phillips) at M.Fredric clothing store on Ventura Boulevard last week. I was killing some time before my mani-pedi. My daughter had just dropped me off. That was a first.

One Year After Her Diagnosis, Carnie Wilson Shines On The Red Carpet

Posted 02.21.2014 | Celebrity

Carnie Wilson rocked the red carpet at The 21st annual Ella Awards Thursday night (Feb. 20), one year after announcing her medical condition to fans v...

Carnie Wilson Reveals Shocking Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.18.2013 | Celebrity

Carnie Wilson recently revealed that she has been diagnosed with Bell's palsy. Wilson said that she has Bell's palsy -- a condition that affects t...

LISTEN: Carnie Wilson Talks 'Wilson Phillips: Still Holding On'

The Six Pack | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
The Six Pack


An Open Letter to Carnie Wilson: What You Need to Know to Keep the Weight Off

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

Dear Carnie: It's not surprising that you gained back most of the weight you lost after your first weight loss surgery -- so many people do.

Carnie's Post-Surgery Gas Attack On 'Wilson Phillips: Still Holding On'

Posted 04.09.2012 | TV

Carnie Wilson's honesty and blunt approach to judging on "Karaoke Battle U.S.A." was just further proof that she is one of the most honest and watchab...

SXSW Hangover 1: A Conversation With Perez Hilton, Plus Chatting With Ian Anderson and Wilson Phillips

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There's a great music scene in Austin, but if you really want to be seen by the right people and have the right opportunities, you need to be based in Los Angeles. Then again, because of the Internet, anything is possible from anywhere."

Is Carnie Wilson the New Poster Child for Why Invasive Weight Loss Surgeries Might Not Be the Answer?

Gregg McBride | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

I wish Ms. Wilson success and health on her journey toward permanent weight loss. But I also wish strong consideration of ways to lose weight other than gastric bypass or lap band surgeries (either separately or 12 years apart) to those facing the battle of the bulge.

Carnie Wilson Has Weight Loss Surgery Again

Posted 03.21.2012 | Celebrity

Carnie Wilson weighed more than 300 pounds before undergoing gastric bypass surgery in 1999, and 12 years later she's turned to surgery again in her b...

Carnie Wilson And Tracey Gold On 'Celebrity Wife Swap'

Posted 01.03.2012 | TV

The first installment of ABC's newly revamped "Celebrity Wife Swap" (Mon., 10 p.m. EST on ABC) was certainly an eye-opening and interesting experience...

Carnie Wilson Talks Struggle With Weight Gain

Posted 01.01.2012 | Celebrity

Though 2011's "Bridesmaids" brought Wilson Phillips back into the spotlight thanks to their cameo performance, Carnie Wilson still has a lot to look f...

Wilson Phillips Gets Real

Posted 11.07.2011 | Entertainment

Thanks to the celebrated chick comedy "Bridesmaids," Wilson Phillips is ready to fully launch their millennial comeback The Grammy-nominated 80s gi...

Carnie Wilson Facing Foreclosure

Posted 09.09.2011 | Celebrity

Though she recently appeared on the big screen as herself in 'Bridesmaids,' it looks as if times are tough for Wilson Phillips' Carnie Wilson. The sin...

Carnie Wilson: I'm Fat As [Expletive], What Can I Say?' | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

"I'm fat as f**k, what can I say?" she told me when all the beauties stopped by a taping of my new HDNet talk show, 'Naughty But Nice With Rob.' "You ...

"Fat Chick" Finally Gets Its "Fat Chance"

Lorraine Duffy Merkl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lorraine Duffy Merkl

At age 51, I never thought I'd be "debuting". In fact, I thought I'd be on the downward slope of a successful advertising career. But, plans were meant for changing.

Newlywed Game Casting for Same-Sex Married Couples

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

Are you a newlywed same-sex couple? Want to answer silly questions and possibly win prizes?

An Open Letter to Kirstie Alley

Libby Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Libby Mitchell

Either you can keep riding this weight loss gravy train and sink into mediocrity, or you can rise, like a phoenix from the ashes, say "I don't care what I weigh" and be an actress again.