Fat shaming – we've all experienced it at some point or another. When I was younger, my relatives would poke my belly and laugh as it jiggled. They meant it as a joke, but the underlying message was always the same – you need to lose weight.
Megyn Kelly backtracks after stunning fat-shaming remarks - https://t.co/tCdagBs79r https://t.co/Wep7WTJinZ— Jab News (@Jab News)1515793381.0
Kelly then stated, "The pressure to be thin is ubiquitous in America and those who are not can face heartbreaking cruelty. I do not endorse this reality. The truth is I loathe it."
She also explained why she felt so strongly about the issue, saying, "Everyone in my family is or has been overweight obese." Kelly's sister was 300 pounds at one point before she had gastric bypass surgery, and Kelly herself was bullied in middle school for her weight.
Meghan McCain slams Megyn Kelly: Fat shaming "is NEVER acceptable" https://t.co/Jxr6fQ0UTL https://t.co/306tyPnE9Z— Washington Examiner (@Washington Examiner)1515738665.0
I was publicly fat shammed early on in my career and it sent me to therapy. Trust me, there are real life ramificat… https://t.co/a0h20THCp7— Meghan McCain (@Meghan McCain)1515700520.0