Boris Johnson fat shaming Ian Blackford in the House of Commons. I despair.\n\nIf you seriously think this is the person to lead Britain, I do not know what to suggest.\n\nHe\u2019s got to go. Disgraceful. #PMQspic.twitter.com/xSGzD6S6Ch
Resorting to fat shaming are you now @BorisJohnson ?? Absolutely disgusting. I will add that to the very long list of reasons you must go. \n\n#PMQShttps://twitter.com/BBCPolitics/status/1486316001255903232\u00a0\u2026
Eating disorder charity Beat also criticised Johnson’s comment to Blackford.
Its director of external affairs Tom Quinn said: “It is completely unacceptable that the prime minister should resort to making fatphobic comments.
“It shows a clear lack of regard for, or understanding of, the 1.25 million people in the UK affected by eating disorders, and we are extremely disappointed that he has deemed this to be an appropriate response.
“We would urge the prime minister to educate himself on the seriousness of these mental illnesses, and limit his comments of other MPs to their actions, not their appearances.”
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