FOREST CITY, N.C. -- A lot of children look forward to visiting Santa during the holidays, but one North Carolina boy said he was fat-shamed by Kris Kringle.
Anthony Mayse, 9 , and his mother Ashley said they met Saint Nick over the weekend in Forest City, near Asheville.
Mayse was sitting on Santa's lap asking for an iPod Touch and a drone when his mother said he was body shamed.
"Very rude. I've never seen anything like it," said Ashley Mayse.
"And when I got done, he said 'lay off the hamburgers and French fries,'" Anthony explained. "And that really just disrespected me and I felt awful."
The town manager said Santa apologized to both the supervisor and the Mayse family. Officials didn't say if any disciplinary action was taken.
North Carolina boy says he was 'fat-shamed' by Santa