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Colombia: Outrage at Celebrity for Mocking Fat Women

A column [es] written by TV celebrity Alejandra Azcárate [es] for women's magazine Aló, where she writes tongue-in-cheek about “the 7 advantages of being [a] fat [woman]”, prompted harsh reactions in Colombian social media this week. Blog posts parodying [es] the ‘7 advantages‘ [es] format or replying [es]to her text [es] have appeared [es], as well as an internet meme [es]. The magazine apologised [es] but Ms Azcárate said in a radio interview [es] that she won't retract [es].

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