*They say the camera adds 10 pounds, and that everyone looks a little…healthier on TV. Egypt’s state broadcaster thinks it’s more than the camera for eight of its female anchors, and has suspended them and ordered them to lose weight!
The Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU) has given the women just one month to take off the pounds before allowing them to appear again on air with what they say will be “appropriate appearance.”
Interestingly, the ERTU has a female director, Safaa Hegazy, who used a be TV anchor!
Lest you ask, yes, Hegazy is what many in the US would call a “skinny beeeatch.” I think she looks like Sally Field, but anyway… Continue reading