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Fat-shaming Katie Hopkins' mouth isn't just big ... it's positively obese

So Katie Hopkins has done it again - engaged her big mouth and put her size sixes in it.

She's decided to take part in a documentary in which she puts on three stone and then loses it in a bid to prove her controversial views on obesity, which are essentially that fat people are lazy and greedy and full of excuses about it being hard to lose weight.

Here's how extreme her opinions are: "Would I employ you if you were obese? No I would not. You would give the wrong impression to the clients of my business. I need people to look energetic, professional and efficient. If you are obese you look lazy"; "Every fat child lives in the shadow of a fat parent," is another quote. She also slagged off Lily Allen's pregnancy saying she was "largely involved in gaining two stone and looking pretty hideous".


Just how disgusting and prejudiced do you have to be to slag off a woman who miscarried a baby and then put on weight? What sort of person makes gross moral judgements on people who are overweight without any medical or psychological qualifications?

We now know that there's a genetic predisposition for obesity. A gene that can make you fat.

It's easy to blame fat people for their problems but it's a dangerous moral call. There isn't a big red line dividing the health problems that are an overweight person's own fault and those that aren't. It's impossible to decipher 'chosen' lifestyle problems over those that are genetic.

For her self-imposed fat shaming she's scoffing 6,000 calories a day, eating takeaways, fizzy drinks, cakes and sweets and says she has more chins and rolls of fat than she knows what to do with.

How irresponsible and medically stupid is it for anyone to become overweight on purpose? Even if she does find it easy to lose it, her superiority complex and moral one-upmanship is something she will battle with, all her life.