Pregnant Meteorologist Slams Body Shamers for Calling Her 'Sausage in Casing' (VIDEO)

katie fehlinger pregnantA pregnant meterologist who's gotten body-shamed for her weight gain -- called a "sausage in casing" and "disgusting" -- is fighting back with a few barbed words herself.


Katie Fehlinger, a meteorologist at CBS 3 Philly, is expecting twins. So yeah, she's no pencil! Nor should she be. Yet she decided to continue working; here she is back in May just doing her job.

Welp, some people made some potshots about her bump, and Katie didn't feel like keeping quiet about it. She posted a retort to her haters on Facebook. 

"The nature of my job makes me an easy target for criticism," she says. "I will always understand that, and I will most typically just ignore it. However, after someone blatantly called me a 'sausage in casing' and another declared that 'sticking your pregnant abdomen out like that is disgusting,' I felt a need to draw a line and speak up."

And here's why: "These particular nasty-grams were directed at a pregnant woman," she continues. "So this little manifesto of sorts is dedicated to every mother out there -- other pregnant moms-to-be, moms reading this while their toddlers play on the swing set, moms whose kids have long since gone off to college … You are beautiful."

Here's her full post below.

A message for the haters...Hey guys! Once more, I have to get something off my chest. So, the nature of my job makes...

Posted by Katie Fehlinger on Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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Isn't that all kinds of awesome?

Because let's face it: Pregnancy can really throw a wrench in how women feel about their bodies. And if someone called me a "sausage in casing," I think I'd never leave the house again!

So, to see this woman tell them to shut up AND tell pregnant moms they're beautiful ... well, that's just one positive, powerful message all moms need to hear.

It may also explain why her post got shared over 2,200 times so far with rave responses all round. And it's taught her -- and me! -- a valuable lesson.

"The response to this post has proved to me that positivity will always beat out the negativity," she said.

Talk about a sunny attitude!


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