Parents of fat children should be charged


The ever-controversial Katie Hopkins has incurred the wrath of her critics once again after claiming parents of obese children should be prosecuted for “child cruelty”.

The comments were made in an interview ahead of her upcoming TLC documentary My Fat Story, which is due to air in January.

The former Apprentice star gained almost four stone in weight for the film, to ‘prove’ that overweight people should “stop blaming everyone else for problems they can control”.

Think of Katie as a right-wing Simon Cowell of Life, and you’ve got the right idea.  She’s in the business of telling bludgers and professional victims to harden up and take responsibility for their lives.

Hopkins also insisted she had “no problem” reporting the parents in question to social services.

“Somehow in this horrible society of ours, being fat is seen as kind of ‘chubby’ or ‘acceptable’ or kind of ‘cuddly’.

“Well, it’s none of those things, that is child cruelty right there. The fact that we are now selling plus-sized uniforms for kids in schools is absolutely abhorrent to me.




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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

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