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Charles Barkley

I Refuse to Apologize

For Ripping Fat Women!

5/12/2014 5:39 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Charles Barkley says HELL WILL FREEZE OVER before he apologizes to the fat community for making fun of the large women of San Antonio ... claiming, "That's not gonna happen."

Barkley came under fire from MULTIPLE obesity organizations after he went on "Inside the NBA" and said S.A. is a "gold mine" for Weight Watchers because the women there are so huge. 

But last night, Sir Charles addressed the situation head on -- saying, "They want me to apologize? That's not gonna happen."

In fact, Charles doubled-down on the fat jokes ... and took even more shots ... telling his critics if they don't like what he's saying on the show, "Turn it off."

Big boned people .... your move.

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46.

Krystal    

Charles Barkley is a poor excuse for a man. A real man would not criticize women like that.

111 days ago
47.

Darlin'    

This guy sounds like a total loser...

111 days ago
48.

Tamie M    

What a hypocrite Charles Barkley is. This is a direct quote from his own bio on his website:
"Barkley’s energy and powerful athleticism convinced the 76ers to take him with their fifth overall pick despite his being an undersized and overweight power forward. "
Then he was cut from the Olympic team because of his inability to stop stuffing his face during Olympic trials.. Yeah, I would say Hypocrisy at it's best here. Shouldn't he be sanctioned by the NBA or TNT? Larry Johnson should be too. Wow, let's just kick them all out and start over with people that don't do the things they cry over other people doing to someone and then scream injustice. Clean house! LOL

111 days ago
49.

ASH    

this racist moron
is a f***ing joke

he's got no brains!
he should retire!

111 days ago
50.

L. Ron Hubbard -Scientologist    

Sexist racist fat pig!

111 days ago
51.

TMZ_er    

people should say what they like, all colors, not just colored. i could care less what people say, if words hurt someone's feelings, too bad , so sad.... NOT. get over it

111 days ago
52.

sam    

he's just a ugly fat ****** and no one gives a ****

111 days ago
53.

Wetofromtheghetto    

So if Donald Sterling would of said fat guys instead of black guys nobody would of had a problem with it? Of course this is America where it's totally ok to discriminate against big people but every other group is protected.

111 days ago
54.

Nashville Audio Guy    

Charles should come to Nashville. Exercise here is called "the 12 ounce lift", people eat pork three times a day and for dessert as well (pork rinds).

Hell, the Tennessee state bird is Fried Chicken !

I could make millions by buying the fat from liposuction clinics in Nashville and then selling it to the starving people of Somalia. Every lb. of fat injected would keep one of them alive for another few weeks......

111 days ago
55.

FREEDOM    

BARKLEY HAS NO RIGHT DICTATING HOW ANYONES BODY SHOULD LOOK LIKE. THIS BEHAVIOR IS CAUSED BY BEING IGNORANT.

111 days ago
56.

Margaux    

Truth hurts! Get over it, fatties! You know when you've gained weight, gotten fat or are straight-up obese, someone calling you out on it isn't any different. Accept the truth and then do something about it!

111 days ago
57.

Margaux    

Truth hurts! Get over it, fatties! You know when you've gained weight, gotten fat or are straight-up obese, someone calling you out on it isn't any different. Accept the truth and then do something about it!

111 days ago
58.

GorgeousCorliss    

Charles Barkley has always been an arrogant loud mouth idiot.

111 days ago
59.

Sick of it all    

I'm a fat woman and I don't really care about what Charles Barkley said, however why is it okay for him to say that and it's not okay to say the n word? It's the exact same thing. Yes black ppl, (not African American, since the majority are not from Africa, your ancestors are, I don't call my self European American, Native American, and what ever else I am) over 40 yrs old suffered a horrible injustice for what they had to go through to have equal rights, but if it's not okay to say the n word, then it's not okay to call anyone any kind of name. I'm so sick of this double standard for everything. There is still a freedom of speech, and just because you don't agree with it doesn't make it wrong for someone to say.

111 days ago
60.

FREEDOM    

BARKLEY NEEDS HIS AZZ WHIPPED.

111 days ago
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