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Outcry after nightclub bounces fat women

August 1, 2008

The Havana nightclub in St Helier, Jersey, was accused of barring larger women while admitting men of similar size.

Police were called to the club on Saturday night to prevent public disorder after Martin Sayers, the club’s manager, and his door staff started turning away larger women.

Georgina Mason, 23, told the Jersey Evening Post: “About five or six or us got to Havana at about 11.30pm and the bouncers said we were not allowed in because we were too big.

Read the full story: here

Personally, I think it’s about time we stopped making special allowance for obese people, although I’d probably start with airline seats, not nightclub entrance. They often inconvenience other people, they cost the health service money – my taxes – and they’re endangering their own health.

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