Katie Hopkins: ‘I wouldn’t employ you if you were obese.. eat less, move more’

Katie Hopkins has struck again. This time the recipients of her acid tongue are the obese.


by Jessica Anais Rach |
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Speaking to a UK newspaper yesterday, the former Apprentice contestant said:

‘I’m also not the only one who thinks that if you are obese, you should eat less, move more and lose weight.’

‘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.’

Her latest comments follow the storm caused by last week’s appearance on This Morning, when she claimed she would not let her children play with friends who had names such as ‘Tyler’.

'If you are obese you look lazy’

Referring to the backlash caused by last week’s controversial ITV appearance, the 38-year-old stated:

‘I stand by what I said on This Morning about names being a shortcut to understanding a child’s background and their upbringing.

‘Take Tyler for example. When I shut my eyes I can already see the type of parent standing behind him. A legging-clad mum, carrying too much weight and a couple of Primark bags, both larger than her latest baby. There may be another one in the pipeline – but you can’t be sure.’

In a statement somewhat resembling a presidential election campaign, the mother-of-one said:

‘I have strong opinions and I am not afraid to share them. Frustrated by all this PC claptrap, I stand up for what I believe in. I will call out the lazy, the idle and the ignorant. I will support the hard working, the industrious and the law.’

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