Being in the spotlight never came naturally to Debby Ryan. NEW YORK (AP) — After the trailer was released for the new Netflix series “Insatiable,” some on social media voiced concern: Was the dark comedy fat shaming? Debby Ryan and co-star Alyssa Milano agreed that while the subject matter was difficult, “Insatiable” serves a purpose. The body-centric plot sparked outrage from many, resulting in a petition to cancel the show with more thansignatures.
When I am thin, I am going to laugh with friends. After the trailer was released for the new Netflix series "Insatiable," some on social media voiced concern: Was the dark comedy fat shaming?. Invariably, there comes a moment in a typical celebrity profile where you're confronted by a rush of words to describe the subject.
Watching former Disney Channel stars take on more mature projects is like watching kids you grew up with in uncomfortably intimate adult situations. Fans of Debby Ryan had been waiting for her to make her TV comeback to know though that her show isn't about fat-shaming or being cruel. But in a painful miscalculation, the episode series, which premiered Friday, is packed with more muffin-top jokes, fat shaming and mean girl pranks than an eighth-grade slumber party.
The show, which drops Friday, follows the return to high school of a girl named Patty, who loses a lot of weight after years of bullying. Having lost the weight, she's out for revenge. Debby Ryan and co-star Alyssa Milano agreed that while the subject matter was difficult, "Insatiable" serves a purpose in stirring conversation. Twitter's response is evidence of that.
Indeed, it has already been labeled the worst show the streaming service has ever released by some critics. By Andy Swift / August 12 , AM PDT. Insatiable Fat Suit Debby Ryan. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Television Distribution (2), Lionsgate Television.
The new Netflix series sees Debby's character Patty get a new lease of Debby Ryan hit back after Netflix series is slammed for 'fat-shaming'.
It would be putting it mildly to say that “Insatiable” has not been well received, as the Netflix drama about fat-shaming has been accused of.
Fans of Debby Ryan had been waiting for her to make her TV comeback to know though that her show isn't about fat-shaming or being cruel.