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Miranda is not fat

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Whirliwig72 Sat 29-Sep-12 15:54:59

I have been watching the Series re-runs of Miranda recently and love them (her) BUT I find the little jokes she and the other characters make about her size rather tiring. She's got a cracking figure has she not? Amazing legs, nice curves, lovely long slender arms. It's so great to see a beautiful, funny, tall but curvy woman on the box. Yay go Miranda!!!!

Fisharefriendsnotfood Sat 29-Sep-12 15:56:12

I think she is fab but must honestly say I wouldn't want her figure as my own < ignoring the fact that I'm plus 3 stone and 35 weeks pg >

SomebodySaveMe Sat 29-Sep-12 15:57:09

She's massive. Mainly height wise but still I can understand the size jokes and I've always thought it was more about her height than weight.

Osmiornica Sat 29-Sep-12 17:48:29

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Rubirosa Sat 29-Sep-12 17:50:56

She is tall but she is overweight too - it doesn't look like she is a healthy weight to me.

RobinSparkles Sat 29-Sep-12 17:51:53

The jokes are about her height, I always thought. I think that she writes the show so it's probably a little bit to do with how she sees herself.

I love Miranda! smile

MrsjREwing Sat 29-Sep-12 17:55:38

The short costar manager and her Mum make her look bigger. Proportionally I would say she is overweight.

ThursdayWillBeTheDay Sat 29-Sep-12 18:00:41

Well she's certainly not thin.

Or funny.

<gets coat and runs>

WitchOfORANGEdor Sat 29-Sep-12 18:03:31

Whenever Terry Pratchett writes about Lady Sybil Vimes I picture Miranda. Slightly Wagnerian and like a galleon in full sail ( can you imagine Miranda in one of those breastplates swooping down to carry a fallen hero away?)

Ilovedaintynuts Sat 29-Sep-12 18:25:02

Oh I think she's quite overweight. She would be your typical 'big boned' girl, wouldn't she? I wouldn't want her figure, very manly and unfeminine.
She's lovely though and very self-deprecating.

CMOTDibbler Sat 29-Sep-12 18:27:58

I don't think she's particularly overweight - but I don't like all the jokes about her size. She's the same height/shape as me, and don't think its manly at all

PorkyandBess Sat 29-Sep-12 18:32:37

I saw an episode recently where she stripped off to her bra.

She is quite fat.

I think the jokes are about her height/build though, not fatness.

susiedaisy Sat 29-Sep-12 18:35:03

Saw an episode last night where she was in bra pants and tights for about five seconds and i didn't think she was fat at all, big built as in tall and probably wears big shoes etc but not fat!!

talkingnonsense Sat 29-Sep-12 18:39:48

At 6 ft tall she could weigh up to 13 stone and have a healthy bmi.

shittingit Sat 29-Sep-12 19:18:29

Don't think she is fat or curvy, kinda lumpy/dumpy for a really tall person which I know doesn't make sense, but that's how she looks to me. Don't find her particularly funny either.

HippoPottyMouth Sat 29-Sep-12 20:00:30

I wouldn't describe her as curvy! She's pretty straight up and down to me. She is probably a bit overweight but obviously dresses to make herself look worse in the programme.
I thought the scene where she was running down the road in her tights was quite flattering smile

Dillydollydaydream Sat 29-Sep-12 20:04:25

Yes I saw the episode last night and didn't think she looked fat either.

YouMayLogOut Sat 29-Sep-12 20:07:07

She's very funny, as well as intelligent and self-deprecating.

TBH I wouldn't have noticed her height/size/shape if she hadn't mentioned it herself. I don't care what she looks like, I watch her shows for her humour smile

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