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As her name might suggest, she was inhumanely large.
Though the identity of the actor has yet to be identified, the voice implied that she was played by a man.
— a sequel to the first Halloween-themed Madea movie — I considered going to see it.
Fifteen years later with a lot more confidence and sense, I was curious to see if Madea could still get a chuckle out of me. Join as Refinery29 gives these women their own megaphone, doubling down on our commitment as allies, and partnering with them to catapult their powerful conversations into a true historic movement.
When you add the size component, the result is a dehumanizing performance of disgust, shame, and malice towards fat Black women.
Much of the literature and discourse about Black male comedians in drag — both plus and straight sized — is about emasculation.These characters were supposed to be gross exaggerations of players commonly found in Black urban communities.But none of those characters are as triggering to me as Big Shirley, the girlfriend of Martin’s best friend Cole (Carl Anthony Payne).And my naive younger self, with very little of the Black feminist sensibilities I have today, laughed right along with the rest of his audience.There was something wrong with what I was accepting as entertainment, something that spoke to the physical being of myself and all of the other women in my family.