I'm a Doctor, trust me
Gillian McKeith, the presenter of You Are What You Eatwho is used to pontificating on our nutritional requirements, has agreed to drop her doctor title in adverts.
The self-styled guru has agreed to remove the honorofic Dr from her company’s advertising after an investigation by the industry watchdog.
The watchdog came to the provisional conclusion that the honorific was likely to mislead the public. In a move that will prevent the publication of the ASA adjudication, McKeith Research has “voluntarily” accepted not to call her “doctor” any more. Ms McKeith, who has been censured by regulators in the past, has a distance-learn-ing PhD in holistic nutrition from the American Holistic College of Nutrition. However, it is understood that the ASA thought the advertisements misleading because the college had not been accredited by any recognised educational authority when she took the course...She said: “As far as I am concerned, because of the hard work I have done, I will continue to put PhD after my name and I am entitled to use the word Dr as and when I choose.”
Last November Ms McKeith was censured by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency for illegally selling herbal sex pills called Fast Formula Wild Pink for women and Fast Formula Horny for men.
I've mentioned her before as being the most off putting thing on television, compare her looks and diet to those of the Blessed Nigella and you will be dipping your fingers in the cream in no time.