James Corden has criticized the exclusion of overweight actors from major film roles. He says they are not given sex scenes and are usually seen as “the fat friend.” Corden said fat people “never really fall in love… never have sex,” in films or on TV and “certainly no one ever finds you attractive.” Corden told actor David Tennant’s podcast: “You will be good friends with people who are attractive and often will be a great sense of comfort to them and perhaps chip in with the odd joke. As you get older you’ll probably be a judge in something. And that’s really how it can feel. It felt like if the world of entertainment was a big banquet table, people are like, ‘There isn’t a seat for you here.’” Being excluded because of his larger frame spurred him into writing his own material, he said.
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