Radio host Steve Allen has apologised to Strictly Come Dancing star Tilly Ramsay after calling her a “chubby little factor” stay on air and blaming her “dad’s cooking”.
The CBBC presenter and daughter of movie star chef Gordon Ramsay, hit again on social media, saying she wouldn’t “tolerate” such feedback from a “67-year-old man”.
It’s understood the veteran LBC presenter contacted her earlier within the week to express regret.
The feedback, on his early morning present, had been prompted by a listener telling him that Ramsay, 19, was additionally collaborating in Movie star MasterChef Australia.
Allen replied: “Is she? Properly, she will be able to’t blimming effectively dance, I am bored together with her already.
“She’s a chubby little factor, is not she? Have you ever seen? In all probability her dad’s cooking, I ought to think about.”
In a publish on Instagram, Ramsay stated she tried to keep away from “negativity” on-line however Allen’s remarks had been a “step too far”.
She added: “Steve, please be happy to voice your opinions. Nevertheless, I draw the road at commenting on my look.
“Please keep in mind that phrases can harm and I’m solely 19.
“I perceive that being within the public eye comes with its personal repercussions (however) I will not tolerate those who suppose it is okay to publicly remark and scrutinise anybody’s weight and look.”
Former Love Island star Dr Alex George, who was appointed a authorities youth psychological well being ambassador earlier this 12 months, additionally criticised Allen’s remarks, saying he was “completely horrified”.
Ramsay secured third place on the chief board after her newest dance on Saturday, with 36 factors.
She stated she felt joyful to be marked so excessive after a “tough week of coaching”.