Strictly Come Dancing star Tilly Ramsay has criticized a radio host who called her a “chubby little thing.”
The CBBC presenter, 19, said the comments from LBC host Steve Allen early in the morning were a “step too far”.
Ramsay said people should be free to express their opinions, but “I draw the line in commenting on my appearance.”
After posting her statement on Instagram, she was inundated with the support of her Strictly co-stars.
Allen had read a comment from a listener telling him that Ramsay – who is the daughter of TV chef Gordon Ramsay – was attending Celebrity MasterChef Australia and Strictly.
She replied: “Really? Well, she can’t dance well, I’m already bored with her.
“She’s a chubby little thing, isn’t she? Did you notice? Her dad’s probably cooking, I guess.”
The 19-year-old addressed Allen’s comments directly in an Instagram post saying it “will not tolerate people who think it is right to comment publicly and scrutinize someone’s weight and appearance.”
She said she tries not to pay attention to what is written or said about her, but being “called on a national radio station by a 67-year-old man is too long a step.”
Ramsay says he has faced comments about her appearance in the past and that although she is learning to accept herself, words can still hurt.
It Takes Two host Janette Manrara wrote: “How quickly we forget what hurtful comments can do to someone’s mental health.”
Ramsay’s professional partner Nikita Kuzmin was also among those who sent a message of support.
Last week the couple performed the Paso Doble with Judge Anton Du Beke praising them as their “best dance of the season”.
Steve Allen hasn’t publicly responded to Ramsay yet. Newsbeat asked LBC for comment.
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