22/10/2013 09:08 BST

Katie Hopkins Hits Out At Coronation Street's Ryan Thomas Over Bankruptcy

Katie Hopkins has unleashed a torrent of abuse at 'Coronation Street' star Ryan Thomas, following the news that he has been made bankrupt.

The former 'Apprentice' contestant - famed for her controversial views - branded the actor 'a little boy' with an 'exceptionally small' brain after he encountered money troubles, despite his reported £90,000 salary.

Katie Hopkins and Ryan Thomas

In an opinion piece for Now magazine, Katie wrote: "Bankrupt celebs are like lips without gloss. The shine has come off and they're left looking thin and miserable.

"[Ryan] may earn big but his brain is exceptionally small. Perhaps he should spend less time drinking by the pool in the sun and a bit more time saving for the rainy day the taxman wants his money back."

She continued: "Some say bankruptcy has taught them a valuable lesson. Well, here [is one] more I'd like to hammer home.. don't spend like Rihanna if you're just a little boy called Ryan from 'Corrie'."

Ryan wasn't the only cash-strapped celeb who came in for a tongue lashing from Katie, as she also branded Kerry Katona 'the queen of credit disasters' and said Joe Swash 'clearly skipped maths class as a kid', after they were both made bankrupt for a second time earlier this year.

Since her now infamous appearance on 'This Morning' back in July, where she claimed children's names are linked to class, Katie has aired her views on Netmums, teachers strikes and cheap weddings.

Most recently, she branded a fellow 'This Morning' panellist a 'zebra in a wig' during a debate about whether children should be told if they are fat.

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