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Mum's Anger after daughter is cast as overweight girl in the school play watch

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    https://uk.news.yahoo.com/overweight...7.html#sefC2ku

    What are your views on this?
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    Great. Girl's embarrassed. What to do? Make this national news. That'll fix it
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    Well she is overweight but that was insensitive of the school to do that.
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    Her teachers get 10/10 effort for trolling her, especially the lines she's meant to learn.
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    (Original post by Phoebe Buffay)
    Haha

    They've done a good job casting Augustus Gloop
    lmfao. Is she for real gonna be Augustus Gloop? The whole thing is simply too funny.
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    (Original post by Mal Baadshah)
    lmfao. Is she for real gonna be Augustus Gloop? The whole thing is simply too funny.
    I know. Even the look on her face made me laugh. Perfect.
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    if the school were already aware that she is getting bullied, why give her that role? only makes matters worse, oh well
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    (Original post by Phoebe Buffay)
    I know. Even the look on her face made me laugh. Perfect.
    ngl she looks exactly like him. Wonder what they're gonna do about the hair.
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    (Original post by samina_ay)
    if the school were already aware that she is getting bullied, why give her that role? only makes matters worse, oh well
    Why? It's a major role...
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    (Original post by Phoebe Buffay)
    Why? It's a major role...
    isn't charlie the main role? hm
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    Cheaper than buying a fat suit for a thin kid.
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    (Original post by samina_ay)
    isn't charlie the main role? hm
    Yes, Charlie is the main role. It's why I didn't say 'main'.
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    Girl gets bullied for being overweight.
    Lets tell the whole nation as it will make things better.
    Logic.
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    (Original post by Phoebe Buffay)
    Yes, Charlie is the main role. It's why I didn't say 'main'.
    Oo you said "major", big difference eh
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    (Original post by samina_ay)
    Oo you said "major", big difference eh
    Don't even try it.
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    (Original post by Phoebe Buffay)
    Don't even try it.
    haha
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    You know the girl does look quite big, was the government not considering making it so parents who had obese children who did not work to tackle their weight as being guilty of a form of child abuse/neglect? Read it last year I'm sure, maybe it went nowhere.

    But in summary, overweight girl cast as overweight character.......

    ...mum failed to answer and did not respond to phonecalls from school about changing her role in the play...

    ...instead makes it national news story.

    Dat parenting.
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    To be fair, someone has to get the role. I'm sure there's quite a large market for characters who look different from your typical actor appearance.

    Yes, it's embarrasing, but it certainly leads to a chance of success.
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    Why has the prick brigade descended on this thread? It's an cruel as well as incredibly unprofessional decision on the part of the school, and definitely raises issues about how other schools might be handling situations like this.
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    (Original post by Unkempt_One)
    Why has the prick brigade descended on this thread?.
    My bad buddy we were all on the same coach, I'm driving, the original destination was one of the many religion threads but everyone started shouting and pointing out the window at the novelty of an Augustus Gloop thread and here we are.
 
 
 
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