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Music Big Band Contractor Sends Out Fat-Shaming Memo, Gets Pushback – And Promptly Shuts Down

Aug 25, 2017

 

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On Tuesday, two singers released a memo from Sheraton Cadwell Group, a Toronto firm that contracts and manages big bands, that read in part, “As per our highly selective casting requirements … only singers who are physically fit and slim (or at the very least, those who know how to dress strategically/suitably in order to not bring attention to their temporary physical/dietary indulgences) would be showcased with our boutique orchestras.” On Wednesday, word of the memo hit the media. By Thursday, Sheraton Cadwell was out of business.

Big Band Contractor Sends Out Fat-Shaming Memo, Gets Pushback – And Promptly Shuts Down

Read More: http://www.musicaltoronto.org/2017/08/24/breaking-sheraton-cadwell-group-to-cease-operations-immediately