Katie Hopkins on her 3-stone weight gain (and loss): “I’ve proved you DON’T have to be fat – stop using excuses”

A typically festive greeting from the ex-Apprentice rent-a-gob, then


by Emmeline Saunders |
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Katie Hopkins is feeling the spirit of Christmas, isn't she? You can tell because she's being so sweet and loving, showing only goodness and kindness to man- oh wait, no, sorry, wrong person.

Because the REAL Katie Hopkins has once again caused Twitter consternation by saying she STILL blames overweight people for being fat, despite going through her own three-stone weight gain and eventual loss this year.

Speaking to the Sun, the Apprentice loser said she'd "taken every excuse people use for being fat and crushed it".

"I still wouldn't employ a fat person after living a fat life. Being fat is hard work. You can't be fat and happy," she added, charmingly.

The 39-year-old media personality said she'd even stopped having sex with her husband, Mark Cross, because "fat people aren't sexy" and "a fat belly is not an attractive thing to shove in any man's face". We don't know about that, Katie. There's probably a club in Soho that caters exclusively to that particular predilection.

She went on to add: "As a fat bird, I stuck to pyjamas and getting naked in the dark.

"Knowing your thighs rub together when you walk is bad enough. Getting friction burns when your husband gets trapped between them is quite another."

Earlier this year, Katie announced she would be gaining weight for a new two-part documentary, which will air this week. In the process she went up from 8st 12lbs and a size 8 to 11st 13lbs and a size 18 - and right back down again, although she told her Twitter followers she wouldn't be putting out an exercise DVD.

"You will not be seeing a fitness DVD from me thank you. I may have a large nose, but I have pride darlings. Pride."

Katie Hopkins: My Fat Story starts Friday 2 January at 9pm on TLC.

Katie Hopkins' 10 worst moments of all time have been immortalised in this handy gallery, which is nice


Katie Hopkins - worst moments

Katie gets back to nature1 of 9

Katie gets back to nature

Katie had herself a little romp in public with married colleague Mark Cross. Nice one, Katie...

Peaches Geldof owns Katie2 of 9

Peaches Geldof owns Katie

Peaches Geldof completely owned Katie during a discussion about attachment parenting on This Morning

Katie says that she doesn't like geographical names3 of 9

Katie says that she doesn't like geographical names

...but her daughter's name is India. Nice one, Katie

Katie tweeted: "Packet Mix have still got a chubber in their ranks. Less Little Mix. More Pick n Mix4 of 9

Katie tweeted: "Packet Mix have still got a chubber in their ranks. Less Little Mix. More Pick n Mix"

Katie calls Jesy Nelson a "chubber"

Katie: YOU'RE FIRED5 of 9


Katie was fired from the Met Office in 2007 before she'd even started the new job. A Met Office statement said she did not meet the required standards to complete her probationary period, and confirmed that her performance on The Apprentice and confessions about her private life were a factor in her dismissal. Nice one, Katie...

Katie says alcoholic Paul Gascoigne should keep boozing6 of 9

Katie says alcoholic Paul Gascoigne should keep boozing

On Gazza's alcohol addiction, Katie said: "I don't believe what Russell Brand says about addiction. I just don't buy it. It's a behaviour. Gazza likes drinking, let him crack on. He is enjoying himself." Nice one, Katie...

Katie gets married on TV7 of 9

Katie gets married on TV

Katie got married to Mark Cross (the field sex guy) on Celebrity Four Weddings. Nice one, Katie...

Katie calls Sonia Poulton a zebra in a wig8 of 9

Katie calls Sonia Poulton a zebra in a wig

Katie remarked that her fellow This Morning guest Sonia Poulton was 'a zebra' shouting at her, she said: "I know, but when you've got a zebra in a wig shouting at you, really it's too much." Nice one, Katie

The Katie Hopkins Company is a giant flop9 of 9

The Katie Hopkins Company is a giant flop

Katie's company, The Katie Hopkins Company - a business and management agency - has run at a net loss since June 2009. As of 30 June 2012 it had a net worth of -£11,927, and had no declared turnover at all during the previous 12 months. Nice one, Katie...

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