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Watch: News Anchor Responds to Email Criticizing Her Weight on TV

Jennifer Livingston tells her viewers she is aware she is overweight but bullying is never OK.

Jennifer Livingston, a local news anchor in La Crosse, Wisconsin, responded to a viewer's attack on her appearance during the morning show on Tuesday.

After watching the video clip, do you think overweight news anchors are a bad influence on children, like the viewer stated in an email? Did Livingston do the right thing? Tell us what you think in comments.

Kevin George October 04, 2012 at 11:13 PM
So she is a bad role model because she is obese and obesity kills. 18,000 Americans died of AIDS last year.
alexpinca October 05, 2012 at 01:25 AM
Everyday about 15 people are killed and hundreds injured on the nations highways due to distracted driving. Many of those are attributed to texting while driving. If any of those who are blogging about the role model of an overweight newscaster have ever texted while driving...remember "You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye."
alexpinca October 05, 2012 at 01:42 AM
Babs, your logic is tenuous at best, it presumes that the question asked was valid, appropriate and inoffensive...if it was invalid, inappropriage or offensive, people have the right to say "stuff it".
Babs October 05, 2012 at 01:51 AM
End of Discussion. Well stated, but as most comments here - totally off subject. Q.E.D.
alexpinca October 06, 2012 at 04:25 AM
No Babs...not off subject...just goes to the old axiom...he who is without sin.........

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