- An American pastor has been dragged for saying women must be thin and pretty so their husband's don't cheat on them
- He used former president Donald Trump's wife Melania as an example of what the perfect wife should look like
- He has since taken a leave of absence following severe criticism for his sexist views
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American Pastor Stewart-Allen Clark has been suspended for his sermon in which he told women that they need to be thin and pretty so their husband's don't cheat on them.
He berated women for letting themselves "go" after getting married and urged them to use, who he thought was the pinnacle of female beauty, Melania Trump as an example.
The video has since gone viral and was deleted from the 1st General Baptist Church of Malden's website according to CBS News.
He delivered the sermon in February and due to the backlash has taken leave since the 2nd ofMarch and also seeking professional counselling.
"I'm not saying every woman can be the epic - the epic – trophy wife of all time like Melania Trump," Clark said, as a photo of the former first lady appeared behind him on a screen. "Most women can't be trophy wives, but you know ... maybe you're a participation trophy."
Maroela Media also covered the story reported that he'd suggested that wives should be ok with the idea of being a trophy wife and that women need to pretty and smell nice for their husbands.
Social media users widely condemned Clark for his sermon:
"Apparently, his sermon did not go over well:
"As of March 2, 2021, Pastor Stewart-Allen Clark has taken a leave of absence and is seeking professional counselling," the Church said in a statement on its website." "
"This is Stewart Allen Clark. He’s a pastor who told women to slim down, pretty up and to look more like Melania Trump.
He’s also the complete market share for XXXL Wonder Woman T-shirts."
"Pastor Stewart-Allen Clark preaches women should strive to look like trophy wife Melania Trump...
Ok.. let me be superficial and judge on looks...
Has he had a hard look in the mirror lately?"
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that Brenda Mhlongo's heart is crumbling as her husband has allegedly married the woman he was seeing on the side. It has been reported that Brenda did not know that any of this was happening, and it has turned her world upside-down.
City Press reported that Brenda’s husband, theatre director Edmund Mhlongo, married his side bae recently during a traditional wedding ceremony in KwaZulu-Natal – the apparent wedding took place over the Easter weekend.
It looks like the second wife is also pregnant, something Brenda never imagined in her darkest dreams. An insider told the publication that this will be the end of Brenda and Edmund’s marriage.
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