In Fight Like a Girl, Clementine Ford describes herself as a “large”, “loud and opinionated child” who loved fatty foods – “eating margarine on a spoon”, Pringles and “mayonnaise and ham slathered on half a loaf of white bread and washed down with a litre of chocolate milk.”

Totally ignoring “loud and opinionated” as contributing factors, Ford instead concentrates on chubbiness as determining her apparent childhood unpopularity.

This continues into adulthood, Ford’s Twitter account evidencing her obsession with weight-related taunts, even if imagined, by featuring a photo of her stuffing food into her face, Ford today Tweeting:

The photo of the New Weekly cover attached by Ford contains absolutely nothing about women’s age or weight.



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