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Santa Makes Media’s Naughty List for Fat-Shaming 9-Year-Old Boy (Video)

St. Nick should probably worry about his own bowlful of jelly

Who YOU calling fat, Santa Claus?

In the case of one Forest City, North Carolina Father Christmas, it was 9-year-old Anthony Mayse. According to the boy and his mother, their local Kris Kringle dropped a giant lump of coal early this year in the form of some body shaming.

“And when I got done, he said, ‘Lay off the hamburgers and French fries,’ and that really just disrespected me, and I felt awful,” Anthony told a local reporter of his experience.

“Very rude. I’ve never seen anything like it. What set me off is when he started crying,” mom Ashley Mayse added. “I was just mind-blown. I wished a million times that we woulda never went.”

Her elementary-aged son said he cried all the way until bedtime that evening. Anthony, who later ripped his souvenir Santa photo up, had asked the un-jolly leader of elves for an iPod Touch and a drone this year.

He did get an apology, though a half-hearted one at that, Anthony said. Mom got justice, however — according to a report, that particular Bad Santa has since resigned.

Watch the video above.