The Jewish Chronicle - - COMMENT -

SHE has made mil­lions from her whole­some, fam­ily im­age as a work­ing mother — and even em­ploys the moniker “Mumpreneur” — yet Annabel Karmel be­lieves that be­ing a woman is an ob­sta­cle to suc­cess.

Speak­ing at the Chel­tenham Literary Fes­ti­val this week, the best-selling au­thor told her au­di­ence that women are un­able Annabel Karmel to do some jobs as well as men ow­ing to their “sen­si­tive na­ture”, de­sire to be liked, and ten­dency to give up too easily.

The celebrity chef later faced a bar­rage of crit­i­cism and abuse on Twit­ter for her “an­ti­quated” com­ments — some­thing that surely did lit­tle to al­lay said “sen­si­tive na­ture”.

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