Carrie was svelte and trim often wearing clothing that showed her figure off while Doug, well.
That's just Leah - love her or leave her.
Carrie ends up liking Doug's imitation of Rico a bit too much for Doug's liking and he quickly becomes jealous.
We don't think that Leah is mean-spirited at all, just misunderstood by these folks.
So far Remini has enjoyed a successful acting career, including a leading role in nine years of the The King of Queens alongside Kevin James and as a panel member of daytime talk show The View.