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Fat Betty Draper

Let's Just Leave 'Fat Betty' Alone

Emma Gray | Posted 06.08.2013 | Women
Emma Gray

Attention "Mad Men" fans: It's time to leave Betty (Draper) Francis' body alone. Last night "Mad Men" returned -- and along with Don's cheating ways, Megan's excellent sartorial choices and Peggy's badass lady boss demeanor, we were subjected to a deluge of fat-shaming comments about Betty.

What Weight Watchers Meant To Women In The '60s

TresSugar | Posted 05.15.2012 | Women

This week on Mad Men's "Dark Shadows" episode, Weight Watchers serves as a type of therapy for Betty Francis, who can definitely use it. Boredom, jeal...

Celebrity Fat Suits

CELEBUZZ! | Posted 06.03.2012 | Celebrity

Mad Men star January Jones showed off a fuller figure on her hit TV show Sunday night, and although it was just cosmetic, it has people talking. The p...

Fat Betty Draper: Why Do We Care So Much?

Emma Gray | Posted 06.02.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

Henry, Betty's politician husband, to his credit, never once shames her for her changing looks. I can't say the same for "Mad Men" viewers, many of whom appear to see Betty's weight gain as a reason in and of itself to dislike her.