Lose Weight And We’ll Rehire You (Disturbing)

“There are potentially disturbing implications in the rehiring by the London Royal Opera House of American soprano Deborah Voigt after she lost 135 pounds. If major opera companies are going to start requiring their stars to be svelte – well, 135 pounds closer to svelte – this could kill one of the last stages where artists don’t have to apologize for not being a size 2.”