Word on the Street: Fat shaming

A 32-year-old mother is catching heat after a photo of her wearing ab-revealing workout gear, and her three children, went viral. The photo is captioned

The photo is captioned “What’s your excuse?” and shows fitness enthusiast Maria Kang, of California, with her 3-year-old, 2-year-old and 8-month-old kids.

The photo is captioned “What’s your excuse?” and shows fitness enthusiast Maria Kang, of California, with her 3-year-old, 2-year-old and 8-month-old kids. (10/16/13)

BROOKLYN - A 32-year-old mother is catching heat after a photo of her wearing ab-revealing workout gear, and her three children, went viral.

The photo is captioned “What’s your excuse?” and shows fitness enthusiast Maria Kang, of California, with her 3-year-old, 2-year-old and 8-month-old kids.

Many online accused her of “fat shaming” and asked her to remove the picture from her Facebook page.

News 12 asked Brooklyn residents what they thought about the picture. Many agreed that the picture was not insulting and should be taken as a motivational tool.

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