11/08/2017

News Anchor,Demetria Obilor Responds To Facebook Body-shamer

PHOTO: WFAA traffic reporter Demetria Obilor is pictured in this Twitter profile photo. (@DemetriaObilor/Twitter)

Nigerian-American news Anchor,Demetria Obilor was body-shamed by a Facebook user,Jan Shedd . Jan criticized the channel 8 Dallas anchor's size and hair.She wrote: "Has anyone seen Channel 8's new morning traffic reporter? Her name is Demetria Obilor & she's a size 16/18 woman in a  size 6 dress and she looks ridiculous.

"I understand that when I watch Channel 8 I'm going to get biased reporting and political correctness, but clearly they have taken complete leave of their senses."

Grammy award-winning musician Chance the Rapper, jumped to Ms Obilor's defence. tweeting ;"BIIIIIIG MAD."

One user told Ms Obilor, who works for ABC’s WFAA in Dallas: "You are beautiful inside and out!"

Ms Obilor responded to the online storm by posting a video to Twitter.She said: "The controversy, it's coming from people who aren't too happy with the way I look on television saying 'oh her body is too big for that dress', or 'she's too curvy', or 'her hair is unprofessional, it's crazy, we don't like it'.

"A quick word to those people, this is the way that I'm built, this is the way I was born, I'm not going anywhere, so if you don't like it you have your options."
"We don't have to put up with this and we're not going to."
"Thanking all of you for the love & support!
"It's a big deal to me. We have to work together to create a more tolerant world. No compromise."

 Traffic reporter Demetria has thanked those who spoke out in her support
Demetria is cute,Jan needs to get a life.

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