April 3, 2015

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2015 France outlawed the hiring of models who do not meet the new Body Mass Index (BMI) minimums for a certain period before and during a modeling job. In others words, they have to be at a ‘healthy’ weight for their height, because if they are too skinny, they won’t be allowed to work, which is the exact opposite of boxers and amateur wrestlers trying to make weight for the weight class they are competing in. It must be a sight to see professional models scarfing doughnuts and fried pies trying to gain weight before an event and crying and complaining that no matter what they do, they just can’t pack the pounds on.

 

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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