6 August 2005
| 4/5 |
| Reality TV beauty pageant|
Mo'Nique, Shaquille O'Neal, Mia Tyler, Kevin Lennox
The Mo'Nique Show, The Parkers, Showtime at the Apollo, Flavor of Love Girls: Charm Sc, Charm School
Mo'Nique's Fat Chance was a reality TV miniseries. It featured 10 plus-sized women competing in a beauty pageant to become "Miss F.A.T.," which is explained as "Fabulous and Thick." It is hosted by actress Mo'Nique and has aired since 2005 on the Oxygen network.
Mo'Nique's Fat Chance Wikipedia
The winner of the 2005 edition of Mo'Nique's Fat Chance was the late Joanne Borgella, who was subsequently a semi-finalist on season 7 of American Idol. The judges were Kevin Lennox, Shaquille O'Neal and Mia Tyler.
The 2006 winner of the competition was Tanisha Malone.
The third season took place in Paris, France, and premiered July 28, 2007, on Oxygen. The season's judges were Velvet D'Amour, Mikki Taylor and Sylvie Fabregon.