Austin Powers

Too fat to f*ck

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


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 »