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Oprah Winfrey has insisted making fun of her weight became “a public sport”.
The TV icon – who will celebrate her 70th birthday next month – has reflected on her body journey over the years and said she was frequently “blamed and shamed” for the way she looks.
She told People: “It was a public sport to make fun of me for 25 years.
“The things that were said about me, said to me, around me, the jokes that were made. You could not get away with it in the slightest sense today.” Oprah recalled a magazine cover which branded her “Dumpy, Frumpy and Downright Lumpy”, admitting she felt conditioned t…