Victoria Wood biography postponed over 'fat and unhappy' description
A new biography of Victoria Wood has been postponed following criticism of a description of her as "fat and unhappy" in her teenage years.
The late actress and comedian's brother Chris Foote Wood said he had "given too much emphasis to Victoria's early problems with her weight" in the book.
He said: "I am revising the book to ensure that this aspect of her life is reduced and put in its proper context.
"I cannot and will not leave it out altogether as it is an essential part of Victoria's story. She wanted the public to know about her early problems with her... read more
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