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Cancer Charity Sparks Outrage Over Recent 'Fat-Shaming' Obesity Ad Campaign

By Dana Levinson

Cancer Research UK was founded in 2002 as a cancer research and awareness charity. Their main function has been to research causation and various treatments, and this research is conducted in hospitals all across the United Kingdom. Now, however, they are catching flack because of a recent advertisement. 

This past Wednesday, Sofie Hagen, a comedian and creator of the Made Human podcast, put the charity on blast:

Source: Twitter

Hagen was accusing Cancer Research UK of fat shaming, and the charity tweeted back: