Kelly Clarkson Has An Awesome Response To Fat-Shaming Critic Katie Hopkins

Kelly Clarkson Has An Awesome Response To Fat-Shaming Critic Katie Hopkins

Kelly Clarkson doesn’t care what anyone thinks about her size — especially a British media personality that she’s never heard of before.

Last month, Sun columnist Katie Hopkins tweeted some pretty mean messages about Clarkson’s weight. The media personality was responding to Clarkson’s appearance on Graham Norton, and decided to let the world know what she thought about Kelly’s weight gain since the singer gave birth to her first child.

But when she was informed that Katie Hopkins had been talking trash about her weight, Kelly Clarkson had a great response — who?

In an interview with the British Heat World, writer Jen Crothers had to explain to Kelly just who Katie Hopkins is (she’s dubbed The Most Hated Woman In Britain) and why her opinion might matter to some people.

Kelly Clarkson wasn’t buying it.

“I don’t have a clue what you’re talking about. Someone tweeted something about me?” Kelly said when she was first informed. The American Idol winner seemed to care even less once she learned who Hopkins is: “Oh, and she’s tweeted something nasty about me? That’s because she doesn’t know me. I’m awesome! It doesn’t bother me. It’s a free world. Say what you will.”

“I’ve just never cared what people think,” Clarkson continued. “It’s more if I’m happy and I’m confident and feeling good, that’s always been my thing. And more so now, since having a family — I don’t seek out any other acceptance.”

True to her reputation, Katie Hopkins stuck by her criticism.

“I thought it was quite funny,” Katie told the New Zealand radio station ZM. “She was on our TV screens here on the UK and I haven’t seen Kelly for years and when I saw her on tele I thought, ‘Oh my God, what happened to Kelly Clarkson?'”

Hopkins went on to say she was just trying to be a reflection of the general public.

“What I do on Twitter is reflect the views of maybe the viewer at home on their sofa. The reason that went crazy on Twitter is because so many people thought the same thing,” she said. “I understand she was on your show recently and that’s lovely and everything but ultimately she’s a big old bird.”

Kelly Clarkson said she wants to teach her new daughter River and her 13-year-old stepdaughter Savannah a different approach: “You need to be happy with who you are and, whoever that is, let your little light shine.”

[Image via Jo Hale/Getty Images]

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