High school principal accused of fat shaming students with comment about leggings

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — A high school principal may lose her job after being accused of body shaming students, WCBD reports.

Heather Taylor is accused of making comments about students weight, appearance, and size when it comes to leggings.

An audio recording reportedly captures her saying:  “I’ve told you this before, I’m going to tell you this now, unless you are a size zero or two and you wear something like that, even though you’re not fat, you look fat.”

When students reported the comments Taylor claimed she allowed leggings previously because their figures had yet to develop.

The South Carolina dress code states, “leggings, tights, yoga pants and spandex must be worn under clothing that cover to mid-thigh.”

It says nothing about particular sizes.