Phat Girlz Premiere

Phat Girlz Premiere

Will Jazmin accept her true self after meeting a man who embraces her size?

Published October 31, 2011

Jazmin Biltmore (played by Oscar-winning actress Mo'Nique) is a plus-sized woman looking to break into the fashion world despite it's gravitation towards super-skinny models. She constantly attempts to slim down by using diet pills, with the ultimate goal of going down to a size 5.


After winning a trip to a fancy resort, she encounters a Nigerian man who encourages her to embrace her size. A clash of opinion soon ensues and Jazmin must figure out for herself whether she should fulfill society's expectations or her own.

A twist on the classic "just be yourself" story, Phat Girlz is sure to have you rethinking your body image. Tune in November 1 at 7:30P/6:30C for the premiere of Phat Girlz.

(Photo: Fox Searchlight)

Written by BET-Staff


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