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Ofcom assessing complaints after LBC presenter Steve Allen's Tilly Ramsay bodyshaming comments

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Steve Allen has been criticised for his comments
Ofcom has confirmed it is assessing complaints after LBC presenter Steve Allen called Strictly Come Dancing 's Tilly Ramsay a ‘chubby little thing' on his radio show .
The 67-year-old host has come under fire for his comments, with old bodyshaming remarks - including calling Gemma Collins ‘the hut' - also coming to light.
Steve had said of Tilly to his listeners: ‘She's a chubby little thing, isn't she? Have you noticed? Probably her dad's cooking, I should imagine.'
A spokesperson for television and radio watchdog Ofcom told Metro.co.uk...
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Steve Allen ignores Tilly Ramsay 'chubby' backlash as Strictly fans demand apology

Steve Allen ignores Tilly Ramsay 'chubby' backlash as Strictly fans demand apology

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Radio host Steve Allen failed to address the controversy surrounding his comments calling Strictly Come Dancing star Tilly Ramsey 'chubby' as he returned to his radio show on Thursday morning. Fans are demanding he apologises
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Steve Allen's shocking fatshaming history exposed: From branding Gemma Collins ‘the hut' to banning people over 10st from listening to show

Steve Allen's shocking fatshaming history exposed: From branding Gemma Collins ‘the hut' to banning people over 10st from listening to show

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Steve Allen has a history of making bodyshaming comments on Twitter
LBC's Steve Allen posted a number of fatphobic tweets before bodyshaming Strictly Come Dancing star Tilly Ramsay live on his radio show .
In unearthed posts from 2014, the 67-year-old presenter branded Towie's Gemma Collins a ‘beach hut' and ‘fat and boring' as well as describing her ex-boyfriend James Argent ‘fat boy'.
The discovery comes after Steve called Tilly ‘a chubby little thing' on Wednesday, with the TV chef responding that she ‘won't tolerate people that think it's okay to publicly comment and scrutinise...
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Alison Hammond ‘disgusted' by Tilly Ramsay bodyshaming as she defends Strictly Come Dancing star

Alison Hammond ‘disgusted' by Tilly Ramsay bodyshaming as she defends Strictly Come Dancing star

1 month ago   |   By Metro

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Alison Hammond has jumped to the defence of Tilly Ramsay after the Strictly Come Dancing star was bodyshamed on the radio, describing her treatment as ‘disgusting'.
This week, Tilly, 19, called out LBC radio presenter Steve Allen after he called her ‘chubby little thing' during his early morning show.
In a statement published on Instagram, Tilly said that Steve's remarks were a ‘step too far', writing: ‘I won't tolerate people that think it's okay to publicly comment and...
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Strictly Come Dancing's Tilly Ramsay praised by All On The Board for standing up against Steve Allen's ‘disgusting' bodyshaming comments

Strictly Come Dancing's Tilly Ramsay praised by All On The Board for standing up against Steve Allen's ‘disgusting' bodyshaming comments

1 month ago   |   By Metro

All On The Board applauded Tilly
Strictly Come Dancing 's Tilly Ramsay has been commended by All On The Board for standing up for herself after LBC's Steve Allen bodyshamed her on his radio show.
The account, which shares the inspiring messages that are written on London Underground information boards, created a special version just Tilly after Steve branded her ‘a chubby little thing' as he criticised her performance on the BBC competition show.
‘Dear Tilly Ramsay, Hope you're doing alright?' the latest board read. ‘We thought we would write you this letter.
‘Well done for standing up...
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