Quotes by: Camryn Manheim
People in this country haven't stopped hating fat people, but they've become more kind to me, since in our culture, even though we hate our fat people, we love our celebrities even more.
My parents have always been offended by my weight, embarrassed maybe. It didn't fit with their sensibilities.
I placed over a thousand deaf people in jobs throughout my career working for the deaf.
When I meet large women who walk with confidence and are articulate and really have an understanding of how they walk in this world, I love them so deeply for being able to overcome such unbelievable odds.
It's important to me that I look good on television because, let's face it, I'm single, and you want somebody to watch the show and fall in love with you.
The character I play is a wonderful compilation of things I hate about myself and things I love about myself and things that I've invented to make her even more interesting than me.
Isn't it amazing how celebrity status preempts even the most ingrained hatreds?
On The Practice, I get to do what I love to do, and I am making a contribution that will, in the end, help raise social consciousness, dispel some of the myths about being large, and change the way that people view and interact with large people.