Entertainment Megyn Kelly Says She’s Pro-Fat Shaming: ‘Some Us Want to Be Shamed’ (Video)

22:11  11 january  2018
22:11  11 january  2018 Source:   TheWrap

Megyn Kelly Explains Fat Shaming Comment, Says She Was Bullied: 'My Entire Family Is Overweight'

  Megyn Kelly Explains Fat Shaming Comment, Says She Was Bullied: 'My Entire Family Is Overweight' Megyn Kelly is backtracking in regards to her statements on fat-shaming. During an interview Thursday on Todaywith fit mom Maria Kang – best known for her “No Excuses” campaign and on the show to discuss her revised stance, which includes encouraging moms to identify their reasons for working out— Kelly made a controversial comment. “You should parlay the shaming thing into a professional business. Because some of us want to be shamed,” said the host. “When I was in law school, I was gaining weight, I said to my stepfather, ‘If you see me going into that kitchen one more time, you say, ‘Where you going, fat a–?’ And it works!” On Friday, Kelly clarified her position, saying she “would never encourage [body shaming] toward any person,” and even spoke candidly about her own experience with weight issues and those of her family. “I said something yesterday on the show that clearly struck a nerve, and I think it’s a conversation we need to have openly,” Kelly said. “We were discussing body shaming others, something I absolutely do not support. In fact, quite the opposite.” Kelly went on to confess that her “entire family is or has been overweight or obese.” She shared that her sister was, at one point, over 300 lbs. and had gastric bypass surgery, and that when she was 6 years old, she came home “in tears” after a neighbor called her mom “fat.

Megyn Kelly Says She ’ s Pro - Fat Shaming : ‘ Some Us Want to Be Shamed ’ ( Video ). “Today” host says she asked her stepdad to call her “fat ass” after she’d gained some weight. Jon Levine | Last Updated: January 11, 2018 @ 11:00 AM .

"Today" host says she asked her stepdad to call her " fat ass" after she 'd gained some weight. Jon Levine, provided by. “Today” host Megyn Kelly revealed her secret to staying thin — fat shaming . “ Some of us want to be shamed ,” she said .

"Today" host Megyn Kelly revealed her apparent secret to staying thin -- fat-shaming. person in a red shirt: Megyn Kelly © TheWrap Megyn Kelly

"Some of us want to be shamed," she said. "When I was in law school, I was gaining weight, I said to my stepfather, 'If you see me going into that kitchen one more time, you say, 'Where you going, fat *ss?' And it works!"

The moment, which came during a segment on weight loss, produced awkward laughter from the crowd and Kelly's guest  "Fit Mom" Maria Kang. 

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"Today" host says she asked her stepdad to call her " fat ass" after she 'd gained some weight. “Today” host Megyn Kelly revealed her secret to staying thin — fat shaming . “ Some of us want to be shamed ,” she said .

Megyn Kelly revealed on NBC’ s Today that she supports fat shaming to some degree. On Thursday, Kelly was interviewing “Fit Mom” Maria Kang when she advised, “You should parlay the shaming thing into a professional business. Because some of us want to be shamed .”

"My husband does that to me all the time," said Kang. "I tell him my goals and if it's early in the morning and he sees me still in bed, he's like 'what are you doing in here.'"

Kang continued, saying how her husband encouraged her to stick to her fitness goals by hiding the potato chips in their home.

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Kelly's show has been plagued by historically low ratings since its debut in September

Before moving to "Today," Kelly had a long career at Fox News, but one that was not entirely gaffe-free either. In one of her most cringeworthy moments, the host declared on-air that Santa Claus was white.

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