Whitney Way Thore and Buddy Bell have been friends for a long time. The relationship has seen ups and downs, as recorded My Big Fat Fabulous Life. At this point, it seems like nothing can stop this dynamic duo. However, there are some fans who think Thore Bell should be cut out of her life altogether.
Buddy Bell is getting better
As recorded on the TLC series, Bell was addicted to cocaine.
“The fact of the matter is that I have just started using cocaine for pleasure and it went out of hand,” he said in a 2018 program of My Big Fat Fabulous Life.
I was almost close to falling off a cliff, I was very far down that slippery slope. There were a couple of times where my heart felt like it was in danger of overworked. I was ready to die as an addict, I didn’t care.
Fortunately, Bell asked for help. Today, he is recovering and working through a 12-step program. In season 8 premiere of My Big Fat Fabulous Life, Bell reunited with his girlfriend, Heather Sykes.
Fans of ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’ have noticed poison in Whitney Thore and Buddy Bell’s relationship
Many fans raised an issue with the way Thore Bell handled in the first look of season 8 of My Big Fat Fabulous Life. In the program “Wedding Bells Are Ringing,” Thore sets boundaries with Bell to calm Chase Severino’s relationship relationship.
Some fans thought Thore and Bell’s conversation looked poisonous.
“It’s about the dynamics of power,” a fan said Reddit mentioned. “[Thore] he can no longer hang rent over it, so she uses his friendship and work on her show as a power play. He can follow her rules or he will lose an easy check. ”
For this fan, Thore’s connection to Severino meant she no longer had to rely on the love she once received from Bell.
“Look and see when it’s dumped,” they continued. “She comes running back to Buddy with her hands, sweet as sugar, because this is her old trusted place. With permission, he allows her energetic behavior to continue as her friend no matter how ugly she works for him. ”
Whitney Way Thore appreciates Buddy Bell’s friendship
No matter what fans think, Bell and Thore seem to be as close as ever. When Thore’s relationship with Severino fell apart, Bell was there for Thore.
Thore Bell recently posted in an Instagram post with the title: “Just a little respect post for @thebuddybell for being the most amazing non-romantic heterosexual male life partner I could have ever asked for. ”
The series of photographs appears to have been taken in Greensboro, North Carolina. Thore and Bell sit on stairs together, smiling.
One fan thinks Whitney Thore and Buddy Bell shouldn’t be friends
Some fans raise an issue with a Thore feel towards Bell. But other fans hold Bell’s history with cocaine against him. Although Bell has made amends with Thore as part of his treatment, one fan believes that Thore should be cut out of her life completely.
“Whitney, try not to take offense but this relationship with Buddy is just not healthy,” said a fan of Thore’s respectful post, following:
He does not come across as someone based in nostalgia. It seems to relieve your frustration and not make you happy in your performance. It’s too dependent and probably worth a look. I care a lot about you and I just want to see you really happy. You have made great progress.
This upset Thore, who replied:
I don’t usually bother to respond to stuff like this, but this idea couldn’t be more erroneous. Buddy has never been disappointed. He is always happy for me what I have achieved and will do anything he can to support me. He works hard on harassing and helping others along the way b.
For now, Thore doesn’t seem to be considering cutting Bell out of her life at all.
How to get help: In the US, contact Administration of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services helpline at 1-800-662-4357.