The mother of a 16-year-old New Zealand climate activist has lashed out at a radio host who mercilessly mocked the teen after she admitted to flying to Fiji for a holiday.
Rose Cook, the mother of Wellington school climate strike organiser Izzy Cook, penned a furious reaction after hearing Izzy give the phone interview at the family home.
‘I listened in horror as my 16-year-old daughter had a phone conversation with someone who appeared to be bullying her, laughing at her, and talking over her,’ Ms Cook wrote for Kiwi website The Spinoff.
Izzy Cook, a 16-year-old school climate strike organiser from the New Zealand city of Wellington, found herself on receiving end of merciless mockery after admitting she flew to Fiji on a holiday
Under the heading of ‘Heather du Plessis-Allan should be ashamed of how she bullied my daughter’ Ms Cook said the popular radio star who interviewed her daughter did not give ‘a sh*t about climate change’.
Ms Cook accused Du Plessis-Allan of…