Netflix’s newest dark comedy, Insatiable, is facing serious backlash, being accused of fat-shaming.
Insatiable tells the story of high school student named Patty (played by Debby Ryan) who has been bullied about her weight throughout her whole schooling life.
After having her jaw being wired shut over the summer, Patty shows up for the first day back with a whole new look. But with it comes a desire to seek revenge against anyone and everyone who was mean to her.
"Having my jaw wired shut lost me more than just my summer vacation," Patty says in the trailer. "Now, I could be the former fatty who turned into a brain. Or an athlete. Or a princess. No — I'd rather have revenge."
After the trailer dropped on Thursday, it was hit with anger and backlash, with many disappointed with the storyline and Ryan's use of a 'fat suit'.
One of the show's stars, Alyssa Milano, took to Twitter to defend her latest work.
"We are not shaming Patty. We are addressing (through comedy) the damage that occurs from fat shaming. I hope that clears it up," she wrote.
Watch the trailer above and let us know what you think.
Insatiable drops on Netflix on August 10.
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