Politician slammed for ‘fat shaming’ pregnant women: “Stop wearing tight clothes”

A councillor has come under fire after saying pregnant women’s bellies “look like sausage casings”

Politician slammed for ‘fat shaming’ pregnant women: \\

by Kayleigh Dray |
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David Chesney, a councillor for White Rock City in Canada, made the comments whilst appearing as a guest on The Goddard Report.

Speaking about how pregnant women dress nowadays, he said: “They can't get on any more skin tight, it looks like sausage casings.

“Their belly button is pushing through the material and I kinda look at that and I go 'I get it, you're pregnant, alright'.

“Now why, why, why such a desire to push that out in front of everyone and and again?”

Reacting to the backlash, White Rock Mayor Wayne Baldwin told CBC News: “He does not speak for White Rock Council.

"And definitely it's an unfortunate remark that he's made and it's disturbing, but it's nothing we can take responsibility for."

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