Carrie Akers

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Carrie Akers, "The Midget Fat Lady" reportedly was born in Virginia, weighed 309 pounds, and stood 34 inches tall. She was both a sideshow Fat Lady and a Midget performer.

While she mostly looks grumpy or even angry in many of her portraits, contrary to several websites, there is no evidence that she was known by the unflattering nickname "The Warthog." This is an example of the tendency of Internet authors to flippantly create biographic details on sideshow performers for the sake of "filling in details" when no primary sources exist.