Little Britain star Matt Lucas has revealed he was “thin-shamed” by a stranger whereas watching a soccer recreation in London over the weekend.
The English actor and comic shared his expertise on Twitter, telling his followers a girl negatively commented on his current weight reduction whereas he watched Arsenal verse Manchester United on the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
“Shout out to the lady who stopped me at football today to ask me why I’ve lost weight and to inform me I look a lot older,” the 48-year-old tweeted yesterday. “For the first time in my life, I think I’ve just been thin-shamed.”
While the unidentified girl threw an insult his approach, Twitter customers appeared to facet with Lucas.
“You actually look younger and very well, I think you look fantastic,” one succinctly wrote.
“You can’t win, people always want to point the obvious out then make it seem like you’ve done wrong,” one other stated. “I think you look great and I just don’t get this whole fat and thin shaming, let people be themselves.”
Lucas, who’s finest recognized for his work on the comedy sequence Little Britain alongside David Walliams, started his weight reduction journey after piling on the load throughout the first lockdown in London.
However, by May final yr, the actor had misplaced all the load – after which some.
“I lost some weight, I needed to take the edge of because I put on a lot of weight in lockdown,” he stated on the present. “I just had to do something about it.”
“I’ve still got a bit of a tum,” he stated. “I’m not a skinny minnie.”
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