“It was sent privately because he didn’t want it to look like it was done for publicity.”
Former Love Island star Dr Alex George, 31, penned a letter to LBC over the comments, which he shared on social media.
He wrote: “It is widely recognised just how damaging such comments about someone’s weight are and the effect they can have on an individual’s mental health.
“We must not underestimate the impact such remarks can have, feeding into the perpetual cycle of weight stigma that still exists here in the UK.”
Strictly Come Dancing continues on Saturday at 6.45pm on BBC One.