We’ve all done it. We’ve walked into a room, noticed a complete stranger minding their own business and made a snap judgement based on their appearance or demeanour. The likelihood is you’ll have probably been on the receiving end of being judged on that basis too, but why do we do it?
Michael Buerk’s controversial comment suggesting the NHS should let fat people die because obesity should not be classed as a disease, unfortunately represents a common misconception about the complicated nature and causes of obesity.
The last 12 months has seen the Film & TV industry come under increasing scrutiny over the perceived lack of responsibility exhibited by production companies in considering the psychological welfare of on-screen talent and preparing them for the potentially negative ramifications of a career in the spotlight.