Evanna Lynch hits back at LBC’s Steve Allen after his comments about Tilly Ramsay’s weight while promoting memoir about her eating disorder on Lorraine  

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Ivana Lynch hit back at LBC’s comments made by Steve Allen for calling Tilly Ramsay a ‘chubby little thing’ during an appearance on Lorraine on Wednesday morning.

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The 30-year-old actress, who plays Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter franchise, was on the morning show promoting her book The Opposite of Butterfly Hunting, which details her eating disorder.

She said of the comment: ‘Stop commenting on people’s appearance, it’s not their business’ […] There is more to women, more to men.

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Speaking: Ivana Lynch, 30, hit back at comments made by Steve Allen on LBC, calling Tilly Ramsay a ‘chubby little thing’ during an appearance on Lorraine on Wednesday.

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‘It’s very reductive and that woman has a lot going for him and she’s showing a lot. Why is he paying attention to her?’

TV chef Gordon Ramsay’s daughter Tilly shared a lengthy statement on Instagram, expressing her sadness and shock at being criticized for her appearance ‘by a 67-year-old on national radio’.

In the post, Tilly revealed that she was ‘learning to accept’ herself but was still ‘hurt’ by the shocking comments.

Along with the statement she also shared a soundbite of Steve’s show, in which she read a comment from a listener alerting them to the fact that Tilly was participating. Celebrity MasterChef Australia.

Steve – who is on air between 4 a.m. and 7 a.m. – commented: ‘Is that? Well, she can’t dance well!

Counterattacking: She said: 'Stop commenting on people's appearances, it's not their business' [...] There's more to women, there's more to men';  Tilly Pictures 2021

Counterattacking: She said: ‘Stop commenting on people’s appearances, it’s not their business’ […] There’s more to women, there’s more to men’; Tilly Pictures 2021

Shocking: Steve (pictured in March) read a comment from a listener alerting him to the fact that Tilly was attending Celebrity MasterChef Australia

Shocking: Steve (pictured in March) read a comment from a listener alerting him to the fact that Tilly was attending Celebrity MasterChef Australia

Shock: Tilly, 19, reveals in post she was 'learning to accept' herself but was still 'hurt' by shock comment

Shock: Tilly, 19, reveals in post she was ‘learning to accept’ herself but was still ‘hurt’ by shock comment

‘I’m already tired of that. It’s a chubby little thing, isn’t it? you notice? Maybe I should imagine his father cooking.’

The CBBC presenter is competing with professional dancer Nikita Kuzmin on Strictly as well as working on the pre-recorded Celebrity MasterChef Australia.

LBC’s Julia Hartley-Brewer supported Steve’s comments, saying: ‘The issue is weight and teenage girls and obesity is a concern for doctors.’

She said during a video call interview on This Morning: ‘Steve Allen has a right to say whatever he wants to say. Obviously, a personal dig is not good’.

Viewers hit back at Julia on Twitter, calling on people to ‘be kind’.

Evanna continued: ‘I also believe that to be a derogatory word or fat or whatever, it’s just a shape. We all have to get over our fat phobia, it’s not the worst thing that can happen to you.’

To which Lorraine agreed: ‘You’re just taking up a little more space in the world, that’s all.’

Evanna said: ‘I really believe that when your life changes your body changes. When I was writing my book, I gained weight and that’s okay. That’s where I am. I’m sitting at a desk and next year I’ll be out and about doing stuff, and my body will change again.

Sad: Evanna continued: 'It's very reductive and that woman has a lot going for him and she's showing a lot.  Why is he paying attention to her?'

Sad: Evanna continued: ‘It’s very reductive and that woman has a lot going for him and she’s showing a lot. Why is he paying attention to her?’

Honest: Evanna continued: 'I also agree that a derogatory word or rough or whatever, it's just a shape.  We all have to get over our fat phobia, it's not the worst thing that can happen to you'

Honest: Evanna continued: ‘I also agree that a derogatory word or fat or whatever, it’s just a shape. We all have to get over our fat phobia, it’s not the worst thing that can happen to you.

Controversial: Julia Hartley Brewer defends LBC's Steve Allen, saying she 'deserved' for calling Strictly Come Dancing star Tilly a 'chubby little thing' on his show.

Controversial: Julia Hartley Brewer defends LBC’s Steve Allen, saying she ‘deserved’ for calling Strictly Come Dancing star Tilly a ‘chubby little thing’ on his show.

‘We have to stop expecting our bodies to stay the same and be frozen in time. It’s like sucking life out of yourself.’

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