Heat plays with fire

Gossip magazine Heat has been forced to apologise to glamour model Katie Price and her pop star husband Peter Andre for poking fun at their disabled son, Harvey. Heat released a sticker with a picture of Harvey emblazoned with the slogan ‘Harvey wants to eat me!’ ridiculing the boy’s weight. Katie’s son suffers from septo-optic dysplasia, a rare condition meaning that he is partially sighted and has hormonal problems that cause him to gain weight. The sticker has caused outrage with many readers complaining and some even vowing never to buy the magazine again.

Heat has undoubtedly crossed the line. Making fun of an adult sleb falling over drunk or saying something stupid is one thing – they ought to know better – but mocking a kid is something else. Whether or not they meant it maliciously, Heat deserve a slap on the wrists for this one. No, scrap that – a kick in the…

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