Responding to the much-criticized call from comedian Bill Maher to restore fat shame, Megan McCain seized the opportunity on Monday to take advantage of the time when Laura Ingramham publicly mocked her for being "big, "Throwing that moment back at the Fox News presenter.
Earlier this month, Maher delivered a monologue stating that in order to return fat, it is necessary to return because" being fat is not a defect at birth "and the problem with the US health care system is that" Americans eat nonsense, and too much of it. "This provoked an offensive response from CBS host James Cordon, who said" fat suppression is only one thing: it makes people ashamed and shame leads to depression, anxiety, and self-destructive behavior ̵
McCain, who applauded Corden's condemnation of Maher on Twitter over the weekend, noted on Monday's broadcast by that review may not be there where he was in his career if it wasn't for the cathedral n and Ingram.
"I mean, if I wasn't fat, I wouldn't have a career," she said. "Laura Ingramham said I was too big to be on television. Shout out to Laura: I'm on The View and you're not!
In March 2009, Ingramham made a radio show to pick up a personal novel in McCain. After McCain appeared on MSNBC's Rachel Madden's show to admire extreme partisanship, Ingraham used a stereotypical Valley Girl-like voice to mock McCain.
"I really hoped I would go get this role in the Real World but then I realized that, well, they didn't like plus-size models," Ingraham said. "They only like women who look a certain way."
McCain would later respond to Ingramham's remarks by saying "kiss my fat ass." Somewhat ironically, after those comments a decade ago, both Ingraham and McCain would later become colleagues at Fox News. The Conservative View host will continue to point out that she is "ashamed of fat every day" as critics constantly tell her she is too fat to be on the View ] before he died, Maher did not understand all the issues related to obesity.
"I think we need to have compassion for people who are struggling in life in general, and as you said, so much about obesity in this country is about poverty and access to health care," she said, adding: "But I'm conflicted because I wouldn't have met my husband if he hadn't been Bill Maher's guest, so I always have a little place in my heart for Bill Maher. ”