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Fat lot of good: Miriam Margoyles says she’s obese and not proud of it

Actress wonders if one can be fat and happy, but also worries about the attitude of the ‘body positivity’ folk

Miriam Margolyes

I am fat and I am not proud of it. I have a very happy relationship, a career I love and stimulating friendships, but I feel disgusted by everything below my shoulders.

I won’t try to make an excuse for it either: my problem is that food brings me great joy and I eat rather too much of it.

There’s no food in particular that makes me put on weight, I simply eat too much when I do, and it’s easy getting fat when you’re only 1.5m tall...

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