Outrage as Australian DJ chides Nigella

Australian radio presenter Dee Dee Dunleavy has triggered outrage on social media by penning a blog post implying women should boycott British celebrity Nigella Lawson’s books until she “makes a stand on domestic violence”.

On Sunday, pictures emerged of the UK chef apparently being grabbed by the throat by her husband Charles Saatchi.

Dunleavy, who writes and broadcasts for Melbourne station 3AW under the self-applied nickname ‘The Queen of Melbourne radio’, said on Sunday: “Nigella, like it or not, you’re a beacon for women from all walks of life.