Throughout Hollywood's history, plus-size actors have been boxed into roles where they are the sidekick, the outcast, or the butt of a joke, and never the leading man or lady. Mean Girls and Looking star Danny Franzese has plenty to say on the matter and what needs to change throughout the entertainment industry in order to create positive, meaningful, and less stereotypical casting for plus-size actors. Danny also speaks with us about his recent partnership with Big Fig, a mattress company with products "designed literally from the ground up for the sleeper with a bigger figure," where he is part of the company's Collective, an advisory board comprised of plus-size individuals from underrepresented communities.
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