Bridgerton’s “Mixed-Weight” Romance Sparks Heated Debate

The chisme is heating up in the world of “Bridgerton,” and it's not just about the steamy romance scenes, amigos. The hit Netflix show is stirring up some serious drama off-, and it's all because of a controversial Forbes article that's got everyone talking.

So, what's the big deal? Well, it turns out that Season 3 of “Bridgerton” is featuring what they called a “mixed-weight” relationship between Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton. Some would say that is sounds like progress, right? But hold your horses, because not everyone is feeling the amor for this pairing.

Enter Carrie Dennett, a dietitian and writer who decided to share her two cents in Forbes. She went all out, claiming that this relationship dynamic could be harmful and even “traumatizing” for viewers. ¡Qué locura! It's like she forgot that comes in all shapes and sizes, just like our favorite platos at an abuela's Sunday dinner.

Dennett didn't stop there, though. She went on to suggest that the show might be promoting the idea that plus-size individuals need to change themselves to be worthy of love. Ay, por favor! The article also hinted that Colin might have a “savior complex” or be using Penelope as a “soft landing” after being rejected by Marina. Talk about throwing shade!

Naturally, the fans weren't about to let this slide. They came out swinging faster than a piñata at a birthday party, calling out the article for its problematic takes. Many pointed out that the criticism seemed to ignore the show's efforts to promote and diverse representation. The backlash was so intense that Forbes ended up taking down the article. But the damage was already done, and the internet forgets. Screenshots of the piece started circulating quicker than chisme at a family reunion, keeping the controversy alive and kicking.

This whole debacle has sparked a larger conversation about and the importance of showing diverse body types in . It's about time, if you ask us! After all, should be as varied and beautiful as the colors in a piñata.

As for “Bridgerton” fans, they're standing firm in their support for Penelope and Colin's romance. They're not about to let some misguided opinion piece rain on their parade. The show has always been about breaking barriers and challenging societal norms, so why stop now?

In the end, this controversy just goes to show that progress doesn't come without a little resistance. But like the saying goes, “Lo que no te mata, te hace más fuerte.” What doesn't kill you makes you stronger, and “Bridgerton” is proving it.

So, let's raise our glasses to “Bridgerton” for continuing to push boundaries and celebrate love in all its forms. After all, isn't that what makes the world go round? ¡Salud to love, , and the of fandoms to shut down negativity!

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