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Simon Doonan Inks Deal for "Gay Men Don't Get Fat" Diet Book

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In the world of Barneys Creative Ambassador at Large Simon Doonan, what do French women and gay men have in common? Why, their trim waistlines, of course (though, to be fair, in the case of both French women and gay men there are certainly plenty of exceptions to the stereotype).

Anyway, Doonan has just inked a deal with Blue Rider Press to publish a diet book called Gay Men Don't Get Fat in the spring of 2012. Our sister site Eater National says it will be a "stylishly slimming discourse that proves gay men really are French women: prone to disdain, favoring cheeky underwear, convinced of their own artistic brilliance, and (of course) calorie-obsessed."
· Simon Doonan's diet book [Eater National]