'Fat shaming'

'Fat shaming' | Boss said job candidate's weight was 'off-putting'

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A boss has been criticised for claiming a job candidate was ‘too fat’ for the role, adding that he feared she would damage the office stairs or even have a heart attack at work, Wales Online has reported.

The shocking claims were made online by furious recruiter Faye Angeletta, who revealed how the unnamed boss had made observations about a female interviewee, who is reportedly a size 16 – the average body size of women in the UK.

Despite admitting the interview had gone well, the boss said the “only thing bothering me is she isn’t the slimmest of girls”.

“I’m not being sizeist but it was rather off putting” the boss wrote in a text message to the recruiter.

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