Whitney Thore is the star of the reality TV show My Big Fat Fabulous Life. The 31-year-old from Greensboro, North Carolina has Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) which caused her to gain 200 lbs. in one year. She weighs 380 pounds and is 5’2” tall. While she has learned to embrace her new size, she is also aware of the health risks if she gains more weight. Treatment for PCOS focuses on weight loss via diet and exercise.
So to see ads for Hershey’s chocolate bars on the My Big Fat Fabulous Life website seems unkind. Visitors to the site have to watch a Hershey’s commercial before watching a MBFFL video. And then a smaller Hershey’s ad stays on the bottom of the video. My Big Fat Fabulous Life airs on Wednesdays at 9pm on TLC.