Cosmopolitan Cancer Controversy: Magazine Under Fire Over Weight Loss Story | TODAY

Cosmopolitan Cancer Controversy: Magazine Under Fire Over Weight Loss Story | TODAY


ATTENTION.
>>IT CERTAINLY IS. IT’S “COSMOPOLITAN” MAGAZINE.
THEY’RE UNDER FIRE FOR THEIR ARTICLE TITLED HOW THIS WOMAN
LOST 44 POUNDS WITHOUT ANY EXERCISE.
THAT SOUNDS APPEALING. BUT IF YOU CLICK THROUGH THE
ARTICLE YOU’LL FIND THE HARROWING STORY OF SIMONE WHO
LOST WEIGHT AFTER SUFFERING HEALTH ISSUES, INCLUDING
MULTIPLE INFECTIONS AND A RARE FORM OF CANCER.
THE ARTICLE DOES NOT CREDIT THE ILLNESS WITH THE WEIGHT LOSS,
ONLY IT LED TO HER FINDING A DIET PLAN THAT WORKS FOR HER.
SOCIAL MEDIA USERS TOOK ISSUE WITH IT.
WITH THAT MISLEADING HEADLINE, THEY’RE WRITING, SIGH, COSMO.
HER STORY IS INSPIRING NOT BECAUSE OF HER WEIGHT LOSS.
DON’T ROW MANT SIZE HER ILLNESSES WITH THIS CLICK
BAITING. DELETE THIS.
THE MAGAZINE DELETED THE TWEET, PROMOTING THE ARTICLE.
AND NOW, THE STORY APPEARS ON THE WEBSITE WITH THIS HEADLINE,
A SERIOUS HEALTH SCARE HELPED ME LOVE MY BODY MORE THAN EVER.
WE REACHED OUT FOR COMMENT. WE HAVE NOT HEARD BACK.

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