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Former Miss America Explains Why Trump's Fat-Shaming Is So Hurtful

A former Miss America and eating disorder survivor is speaking out about why Donald Trump’s comments about women’s weight are so hurtful and urging Republicans to condemn their party’s standard-bearer. “Whether a woman has a job as a beauty queen or an engineer, weight should not be part of the evaluation of whether or not she is good at her job — unless it is explicitly stipulated in a contract,” Kirsten Haglund, who was Miss America in 2008, wrote in an op-ed in The New York Daily News.
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