Super Size Me (2004): Super-size-me

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The clip super-size-me from Super Size Me (2004) with Morgan Spurlock. Powered by: Anyclip. any moment from...
The clip super-size-me from Super Size Me (2004) with Morgan Spurlock. Powered by: Anyclip. any moment from any film.

and did what we do best.
They sued the bastards.
Taking aim at the fast-food companies
and blaming them for their obesity and illnesses,
a lawsuit was filed in New York on behalf of two teenage girls,
one who was 14 years old, 4'10", and 170 pounds,
the other, 19 years old, 5'6", and 270 pounds.
The unthinkable had suddenly become reality.
People were suing the golden arches for selling them food
that most of us know isn't good for you to begin with
yet each day, one in four Americans
visits a fast-food restaurant.
And this hunger for fast food isn't just in America.
It's happening on a global basis.
McDonald's alone operates more than 30,000 joints
in over 100 countries on 6 continents
and feeds more than 46 million people worldwide every day.
That's more than the entire population of Spain.
In the United States alone,
McDonald's accounts for 43% of the total fast-food market.
They're everywhere... Wal-Mart's, airports, rest stops,
gas stations, train stations, shopping malls,
department stores, amusement parts, even hospitals.
That's right... hospitals.
At least you're close when the coronary kicks in.
Lawyers for McDonald's called the suits "frivolous",
stating that the dangers of its food are universally known
and that these kids can't show that their weight problems
and health woes were caused solely by their McDiets.
The judge states, however,
that if lawyers for the teens can show
that McDonald's intends for people to eat its food
for every meal of every day
and that doing so would be unreasonably dangerous,
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