New York gay about town and Barneys creative director Simon Doonan just sold a manuscript for a diet book called Gay Men Don’t Get Fat. While this is true, the real reason why gay men don’t get fat might not be the most marketable message.
I’m a little upset at myself that I didn’t think of this idea first. Doonan’s book seems to be a take on the best-selling book French Women Don’t Get Fat, which makes an argument that if you follow the culturally ingrained diet and lifestyle of a French woman, you too can be skinny, fabulous, and look good in Chanel. The advice from French woman (and millionaire CEO) Mireille Guiliano is cute, fun, and witty