Last Updated on March 18, 2022 by ellen
Muffin Top: A Love Story is the story of Suzanne, a Women’s Studies Pop Culture professor at a college in California. She studies images of women in media for a living. Like most women, she feels insecure by the air-brushed, perfect women the media displays on television and in print. She is feeling even more insecure since she has been going through fertility treatments to try to get pregnant and she’s gained weight because of it.
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Muffin Top A Love Story
Suzanne’s husband has a high-powered job and is (honestly) a bit of a jerk. Suzanne discovers on her fortieth birthday that her husband is leaving her for his much younger (gorgeous) assistant, who is pregnant with his child. This is difficult enough for anyone to deal with.
But, Suzanne finds herself comparing her body to her husband’s new fling. She realizes that her 40-year-old body is no longer in the shape it used to be. She becomes slightly obsessed with losing weight, having lip injections to get the perfect pouty lips, and finding out who she really is.
Muffin Top: A Love Story is about her search for herself and what’s important to her after her breakup. It’s a look at the ups and downs that she goes through with men, fad diets, liposuction, and mood swings that manages to be both hysterical and touching at the same time.
Most importantly, Muffin Top: A Love Story is an honest look at body image. It’s a look at the unrealistic goals we have for our bodies based on television and advertising and how that impacts the decisions we make for ourselves.
Watch the trailer here.
Muffin Top a Love Story review
I’m not generally a fan of love stories or chick flicks but this movie really is so much more than that. As a 47-year-old woman, I can totally relate to what Suzanne was going through and her negative feelings about her body image. The movie presented her story in a way that made me laugh out loud. Even my husband, who definitely doesn’t watch romances laughed through the movie.
Finally, you can watch the movie On Demand right now. Or, check for local listings. Muffin Top: A Love Story is definitely a must-watch. Watch it now.
They released this movie in 2014. I was not able to find a DVD. So, look for it on Amazon Prime and Hulu. You may also enjoy The Redeeming Love movie.
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