Watch: News Anchor Responds to Email Criticizing Her Weight on TV

A news anchor tells her viewers she is aware she is overweight but bullying is never OK.

Jennifer Livingston, a local news anchor in La Crosse, Wisconsin, responded to a viewer's attack on her appearance during the morning show on Tuesday.

Livingston tells her viewers she is aware she is overweight but bullying is never OK.

October happens to be National Bullying Prevention Month so the situation between this news anchor and a viewer couldn't be timelier.

After watching the video clip, do you think Livingston did the right thing to stand up for herself?

Do you think bullying has become such an issue at our schools because its adult interactions like this that are perpetuating the problem with our children, who are observing the adults in their lives being so critical of each other?

Tell us what you think in comments.

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Patty Sambrailo October 05, 2012 at 12:19 AM
I remember being taught if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all. Too bad some parents do not raise their children to be respectful and treat others with kindness. And yes, children do learn by example more then words. I'm glad this woman spoke up. I hope that those who are bullied can rally and realize that they are a better person then any dozen bullies.
Catherine Blair October 21, 2012 at 04:18 PM
Go Jennifer!!! Wasn't THAT letter calling the kettle black. What a jerk. I am 45 years old and my bullying took place a long time ago. But none of them ever apologized and so i assume they feel no remorse. I know many have kids and I doubt things have changed. They need to change. Thank you


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