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NOT Fake News: Research confirms: Men with beer bellies attract more women and live longer

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Mon, 06 Aug 2018 20:26:32 Z)

It looked too good to be true to the male Lead Stories staff (known for our love for beer and resulting bellies) but we were pleased to discover the reporting is for real: A Yale University researcher's findings suggest that men with "dad bods" are more likely to be found attractive by women than men with slim physiques. Yes, a beer bellie beats a six pack, according to Professor Richard Bribiescas, the primary investigator in the Yale Reproductive Ecology Laboratory.

The story originated from an article published on August 5, 2018 titled "Research confirms: Men with beer bellies attract more women and live longer" (archived here) which opened:

Well, this changes the game!

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Research confirms: Men with beer bellies attract more women and live longer

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after a 26-year career with CNN. He mainly covers entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosts a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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