Offbeat This news anchor's response to a Hurricane Irma reporter who called herself 'chunky' is going viral

09:52  13 september  2017
09:52  13 september  2017 Source:   MSN

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People are obsessed with CNN anchor Don Lemon' s reply to a reporter who referred to her body as " chunky " on-air. A recent news report about Hurricane Irma sparked a body-positive exchange that is captivating the internet.

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CNN Don Lemon and Sara Sidner © Provided by Business Insider Inc CNN Don Lemon and Sara Sidner A recent news report about Hurricane Irma sparked a body-positive exchange that is captivating the internet.

Early Monday morning, CNN news reporter Sara Sidner braved the hurricane's brutal rainfall in Daytona Beach, Florida. To illustrate the storm's intensity, Sidner pointed out how she was being blown away by Irma's strong winds, despite the size of her body, as Yahoo reported.

The reporter said to CNN anchor Don Lemon: "The tops of trash cans [are] flying around. And this wind — I am not a small woman, as you know, Don. I am a chunky girl, and it is blowing me around when the gusts come really, really hard."

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When the camera cut out to Lemon, he told Sidner: "You're a beautiful woman no matter what size you are. There's nothing wrong with having a little curve."

People immediately took to social media to praise the anchor's response.