If you look at the couples around you, you find that most men are taller than their women.
This isn’t just a coincidence, nor it is it as simple as taller is better, although the research does show some preference for taller men.
), Ezra Miller’s fatty-loving smartass teen enlists the help of the supersized food-porn star next door (Carrie Baker Reynolds) to win over a chubby classmate. “I need it to be known that I like a big girl,” the announced to a barful of baseball douchebags. Big girls need love too, baby.” Asking them out works too! Johnny Sack on The Sopranos One of only two Tony Soprano’s goons to stay faithful to his oft-mocked, rotund wife, Ginny (Denise Borino, who sadly died of cancer last October), Sack refers to her as “Rubenesque” at one point, insists she doesn’t have to hide her secret candy-snacking from him, and even offers to kill Ralphie (who wouldn’t? “Jack Sprat could eat no fat/His wife could eat no lean,” but the platter definitely wasn’t the only thing the quintessential opposites-attract couple licked clean. Also the archetypal “closet” Fat Admirer: Slick player in a high-profile power position with an equally powerful, and lithe wife for a beard; bangs his orally-animated chubby secretary on the downlow.
Ask five women what their ideal male build is and you’ll get six different answers.
With men being taller on average compared to women, you might expect that most women would end up with taller men just by chance.
However, researchers found that of the 720 couples in their study, only one was comprised of a taller woman and a shorter man (Gillis & Avis, 1980).
Jamie Foxx Lots of celebrities make stray more-cushion-for-the-pushin’ remarks that probably don’t betray a major sexual proclivity in the long run—John Cena once bragged about his tryst with a 280-pound woman on Howard Stern.
But Foxx has something of a record, first talking about how he and one chubby ex “looked like the number 10” together, and later making a special call to Oprah Winfrey just to tell manic yo-yo-diet guest Kirstie Alley she’s beautiful at any size. 30 Rock‘s Tracy Jordan In the very first episode 30 Rock, breakout nutso tells Liz Lemon, “I hate skinny women.” It wasn’t one of his typical nonsequiturs.