“When I see a picture of someone who’s really hugely fat,” Nigella Lawson once told a talk-show host, “I don’t think ‘how hideous’. I think how delicious it must have been to get there”.
Not so Katie Hopkins, who earlier this year embarked on her very own ridiculous “Fat Story“. The conceit*: put on 3-4 stone (that’s about 25 kg) and lose it again to show how easy it is – or rather, that all fat people need is a kick up the arse.
If you haven’t heard of her,Â this is all you need: she calls herself the biggest bitch in Britain, and was apparently ranked the second most loathed person in the world, after Vladimir Putin. Perfect person for the job, right?
Move over Big Fat Surprise, ‘Nutritionist, bestselling Author, and Speaker’ Christine CronauÂ is way ahead of the (ahem) curve when it comes to ‘reporting on the biggest health blunder in history’, and teaching you how to revolutionise your body with fat. But don’t think of any of this as a diet:
You’d be forgiven for thinking that I have some kind of chip on my shoulder about Professor Tim Noakes. Well I don’t. But I do have a problem with his method of cherry-picking data to suit his purposes. Let me clarify: yesterday one of his Twitter followers linked to a public lecture given by Noakes, with the comment that ‘watching this lecture … could be the single best thing you do this year for your health.’