I ask because, well, that's where this started, isn't it? When Maura Kelly unwisely decided to proceed with articulating her disgust with "fatties," it was because her editor brought it up.
It's perhaps lost in the deafening roar of everything that was wrong with Kelly's now-infamous piece — titled "Should 'Fatties' Get a Room? (Even on TV?)" — but in the very first sentence Kelly indicates that this idea of being "grossed out" by "fatties" was not initially hers. As is often the case in spaces where ideas are percolated, there was more than one person in this room: