Nicole Arbour Addresses "Fat People," Denies Existence of Body Shaming

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Nicole Arbour would like to address all the "fat people" out there.

No, really, the YouTube star has shared a video that's actually titled "Dear Fat People."

As you might expect, the footage has stirred up quite a bit of controversy, with Arbour claiming in it that "fat-shaming is not a thing" while comparing obese individuals with stars of The Walking Dead.

"What are you gonna do about it? What are you gonna do?" she mocks at the outset of the video. "You gonna chase me? Really? I can get away from you by walking at a reasonable pace."

Arbour to make fun of body image trends (such as the hashtag “#BodyPositive”) that have grown in popularity in recent months.

“If you want to be positive to your body, work out and eat well. That's being positive to your body," she says, explaining:

"I'm not saying all this to be an a--hole, I'm saying it because your friends should be saying this to you. Think of me as one of your ride or dies."

Due to the overwhelmingly negative reaction on social media, YouTube actually suspended Nicole’s account briefly, prompting her to write:

"Wow, I'm the first comedian in the history of @YouTube to be #censored There are graphic videos about murder and torture, but satire is."

Whether or not you agree with Arbour's message, it is fair to say she ought to be allowed to express it online.

Watch the video here and then react to its premise.

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