Except without the "love" part. The description of this movie
on Yahoo is that “A meek guy is pressed into marrying a monstrous woman.” Why is she monstrous, you ask? Does she lie, cheat, steal, pull the whiskers off of kittens? Why no—it’s even worse—she’s fat!
As if that weren’t off-putting enough, I have six words for you: Eddie Murphy in a fat suit.
I loved Eddie Murphy right up until watching this trailer. His performance in Bowfinger
is one of my all-time favorite film performances, or at least it was, until watching this trailer. “Offensive” does not even begin to cover it. I’m willing to concede that in Shallow Hal
, they were at least interested in making the fat girl a real person with real feelings, in spite of the fat suit and all the fat jokes. This movie is just an excuse to fat bash, and because it’s not a “real” fat woman, it makes it all okay.
Watching this trailer just left a horrible taste in my mouth. I can’t imagine that there is anything redeeming about it whatsoever, and I can’t believe Eddie Murphy is stooping so low, or that anyone would stoop so low as to go see it. Go rent Last Holiday
instead. Now there’s