“I don’t get why you need to say this stuff because you know it’s not true,” McCaskill said at the Commerce subcommittee hearing. She accused him of cheapening his show and giving people false hope.
He defended his passion for helping people with their weight struggles, and said his disservice to his audience was not telling them which vendors to buy from, allowing for predatory companies to promote fake products and plaster his endorsement on them.
McCaskill wasn’t buying it.
“No one is telling you not to use passion, but passion in connection with the words ‘miracle,’ ‘weight loss’ and ‘pill’ is a recipe for disaster in this environment in terms of the people looking for an easy fix and getting sometimes delusional,” she said.
Watch part of the exchange here:
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