Cheerleader Kelsey Williams Slams Blogger for "Chunky" Comment: I'm a Size 4
Kelsey Williams won't stop cheering. In a Wednesday, May 8 interview with Good Morning America, the Oklahoma City Thunder cheerleader shared her reaction to a CBS Houston Sports blogger's Apr. 22 post that questioned if she was "too chunky" to be on the team.
"I got online and was reading the article and . . . my heart sank," Williams said. "I was definitely embarrassed and just devastated."
The blog post was written under the name "Claire Crawford," and claimed fans were criticizing Williams for "having 'pudginess' around her waistline." It also included a poll asking, "this chick is 'too chunky' to be a cheerleader?"
Though the post has since been deleted and the writer has reportedly been fired, Williams has a message she'd like to tell the female blogger. "Shame on you. I mean, you are a woman . . . you know exactly what we all go through on a daily basis just being a woman," she said. "Shame on you."
Williams told GMA that she works out three to four hours a day and wears a "size four."
"I have always had more of an athletic build, different than the slender ballerina that some people may think of as a dancer," she explained. "That's just not me."
The Oklahoma City native is still cheering, and said she won't let the comments about her weight get her down.
"I have so much love in me. Sending hate her way would do nothing," she said. "What's done is done. I'm just going to keep my chin up."
This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: Cheerleader Kelsey Williams Slams Blogger for "Chunky" Comment: I'm a Size 4
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