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‘Waliniita hippopotamus’ Kamene Goro recalls her body-shaming experience

Kamene Goro narrates her body-shaming experience

Kiss Fm breakfast show host Kamene Goro is not okay with people who go body shaming others. Kamene recalled waking up feeling good about herself, only to post a picture of her and a fan ended up calling her a hippopotamus.

Kamene did not understand why someone who doesn’t know her would have the energy to throw such a bitter word on her.

”So today I left the house feeling super confident, felt that I really looked cute. Went and pigad a picture…long story short – someone ended up calling me a hippopotamus”

This is not the first time Kamene is being body shamed. Sometime back, she opened up about how she had struggled with her weight since she was a teenage girl.

”So let me tell you a story, I’m sure you have seen this picture from the @doubledeeske #BeYou campaign, but I’ve never posted it. I can’t really say why but I didn’t have the balls to. I’ve never been small, I was put on diets from as early as the age of 6, not because I was unhealthy but because Society frowned upon me being bigger than the rest, School was a whole other battlefield, straight up to my A levels

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”See I wasn’t bothered with how I looked, what bothered me was how everybody else including my family was bothered by it.
I realized the problem was not me, I had no problem with my body, I was fighting my body because everybody else was fighting it. And you could see this struggle manifest in how my body was, how my face looked, and how tough and hard my spirit had become, I was perpetually at war…”




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Wamaitha Gathianihttps://bit.ly/2CKOKS2
Wamaitha is a writer and content creator based in Nairobi, Kenya. An economist by profession and a life enthusiast.

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