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Canadian TV host tells viewers who assumed she was pregnant: ‘You do not comment on a woman’s body’

  • A Filipino-Chinese-Canadian TV host called out viewers for assuming she was pregnant after a video of her went viral on TikTok.
  • Melanie Ng, an anchor and reporter for “Breakfast Television,” explained on Monday’s broadcast that she received a flood of direct messages from viewers asking if she was “expecting.”
  • Ng recalled feeling angry and frustrated while reading the messages and reminded viewers to “not comment on a woman's body.”
  • The TV host explained that she may have looked pregnant due to the dress, camera angle or from eating “a burrito.”

“Breakfast Television” anchor and Toronto reporter Melanie Ng reminded viewers to never “comment on a woman’s body” after many asked if she was “expecting” due to a viral TikTok video.

The Filipino-Chinese-Canadian anchor and other “Breakfast Television” reporters shared a TikTok video on Friday dancing and lip-syncing to the song “Telephone” by Lady Gaga featuring Beyoncé. Ng is seen at the beginning of the video strutting towards the camera wearing a black and white dress.

Marvel’s ‘Eternals’ Star Kumail Nanjiani Body-Shamed for Being Too Ripped

Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani, one of the stars of the upcoming Marvel superhero movie “Eternals,” was body-shamed for being too buff for his role.

How it started: The 42-year-old Pakistani American actor and comedian shared a picture on New Year’s Day, showing a slice of pandan tres leches cake while wearing a tight shirt that accentuated his muscular physique.

Malaysian Model Sparks Outrage for Calling a Size Medium ‘Sinful as Obesity’

Malaysian pianist and actress Cathryn Li Yuanling has sparked a discussion about body image on social media after posting an Instagram Story saying that any size above a medium is “sinful.”

In the Story posted to Cathryn’s now-deleted Instagram page, the 30-year-old artist encouraged some of her close followers to go down to a size XS/XXS, and called a medium and above “as sinful as obesity.”