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Maria Kang Fat Shaming

'Fit Mom' Continues Misguided Rants Against Fat Women

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Thanks to CNN, Maria Kang (a.k.a. "Fit Mom") is back, facing off with Curvy Girl lingerie owner Chrystal Bougon. And her fat-shaming message is just a...

Does All of This Hyper-Concern About Fat Shaming Make My Butt Look Big? (Why We Should Thank Rather Than Attack Maria Kang)

Christina Pesoli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Christina Pesoli

Kang's Facebook photo wasn't fat shaming. She asked a legitimate question about priorities on her Facebook page. We cannot become so coddling as a society that we vilify someone who asks us to give some honest thought to the connection between our choices and our health.

Maria Kang and the Endless Cycle of Mommy Judging

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 12.19.2013 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

The conversation quickly moved off of weight and healthy eating and the "awareness of obesity" Kang says she was trying to raise. Instead, many women -- moms in particular -- used the photo as evidence of Kang's shoddy dedication as a mother, as if tight abs leads to neglected children.

Mom Issues Non-Apology Over Viral 'Fat-Shaming' Photo

Posted 10.17.2013 | Parents

Maria Kang, 32, owns two residential care homes for the elderly, runs a fitness non-profit that she founded and is a freelance writer. The former fitn...