Austin Powers

Too fat to f*ck

I suppose this new evidence could be described as an informal kind of fat tax.

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Obesity rates are rapidly rising in the United States, so that also means larger pant sizes, wider seats, andmore and more overweight people having sex… doesn’t it?

There’s a scene in the 1999 comedy, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, that applies to this conundrum. Austin, saddened that his female spy colleague Felicity “shagged” Fat Bastard, a ginormous 2,200-pound Scottish henchman, in order to place a homing device up his rectum, questions her decision:

Austin: …how could you do it?

Felicity: I was just doing my job.

Austin: No, I mean, literally, HOW could you do it? The man’s so fat, the sheer mechanics of it are mind-boggling.   Read more »