War of words: Karen Danczuk in Twitter spat with Sunday Times columnist

War of words: Karen Danczuk in Twitter spat with Sunday Times columnist
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During her time as a Labour councillor, Karen Danczuk has managed to have bust-ups with women in both the Conservative party and her own. As well as Danczuk's ongoing spat with Louise Mensch over her revealing selfies, she claimed last month that Harriet Harman had told her to join Girls Aloud – something Harman has denied.

With Danczuk now stepping down from local politics to focus on a career in the media, there are two new ladies in her firing line. The outspoken 'Selfie Queen' has taken umbrage with a comment made about her by the Sunday Times columnist Katie Glass. Glass took to Twitter yesterday to josh that she was worried she would look like Danczuk if she took a holiday selfie of herself.

However, unable to see a funny side, Danczuk replied telling Glass she ought to go to Specsavers as she looks much more like the comedy actress Miranda Hart.

KarencropAs Hart has previously likened her own appearance to a cross between ‘Ann Widdecome, one of the Flower Pot Men and a monk,' users were quick to claim that Danczuk was making a mean jibe about the looks of both Hart and Glass.

Although the wife of Simon Danczuk has since deleted her tweet, tensions remain high with Glass saying that she may 'retract all those lovely things I say to people about you'. Mr S hopes that all three women can patch things up before it gets any uglier.

Written bySteerpike

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