Vivienne Westwood Would Like to Suggest You ‘Eat Less’

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Sustainability and organic food have been tenets of Vivienne Westwood’s political platform for some time now. But she recently raised hackles in an interview with the BBC’s Radio 5, saying that if people couldn’t afford to buy organic food, they should simply “eat less!” (“What a terrific idea! Why didn’t we think of that?” said everyone who can’t afford organic food, surely.)

Added the staunchly vegetarian designer, “You’ve got all these processed foods, which is the main reason people are getting fat. They’re not actually good for you — they don’t give you strength; they give you weight.”

Westwood Would Like to Suggest You ‘Eat Less’