Americans Are Fatter, And We're Okay With That

Americans are reportedly 20 pounds heavier, on average, than we were in 1990. Wha? Were people really so fine, in 1990, outside of In Living Color's The Fly Girls? It's okay, though; we've made certain... psychological adjustments. We now have raised our self-reported "ideal weight" by ten pounds. No matter how big we get, our problem is just those last ten pounds! From a new Gallup poll:

Still, just 39 percent of Americans classified themselves as overweight, with 56 percent reporting their weight was "about right."

You ladies need to go on a diet. Me, I'm okay with myself.

[NYP. Photo: Magic Madzik/ Flickr]