Here’s Hoping American Horror Story Will Treat The World’s Smallest Woman With Respect Next Season

August 15, 2014 4:38 AM

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The newest person to join the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show? None other than Jyoti Amge, the world’s smallest woman! At just over two feet tall, the 20-year-old actress might make a world of difference when it comes to body diversity on TV. I’m choosing to be optimistic about this, although there’s admittedly a cloud of doubt hovering over my head.

Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, the show’s creators, have a complicated history with writing diverse characters. I love that they have Gabourey Sidibe coming back for another season, since I was worried her talent was going to go to waste due to Hollywood’s bullshit beauty standards. I love that they’...

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