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Dublin: 11 °C Sunday 21 January, 2018

A news anchor in the US had the perfect response to being body shamed

Chance The Rapper even stood up for her!

This is Demetria Obilor. She’s the new Traffic Ensemble Anchor for ABC Dallas in the states.

Nothing mutual about my funds tho 👌🏽

A post shared by Demetria Obilor (@demetriaobilor) on

A Facebook user took issue with Demetria over her wardrobe and her weight, writing:

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 six 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. I’m not going to watch Channel 8 anymore.”

Thankfully, social media was having NONE of her.

Even Chance The Rapper jumped in to tell her to STFU.

Demetria herself responded on Twitter, thanking people for the love, as well as taking a moment to address the criticism.

This is way that I was built. This is the way that I was born. I’m not going anywhere.”


When you look a little different, people think it’s ok to talk to you a little different. And I’m on TV – I can’t clap back. We don’t have to put up with this, and we’re not going to.”

That’s the way to do it!

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