Man Who Sent News Anchor 'Bully' Email Not Apologizing

Jennifer Livingston received an email criticizing her weight and confronted its sender on air.
3:00 | 10/04/12

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someone could get hurt. Now, to an update on a story we brought you yesterday on "good morning america." Local tv anchor jennifer livingston is fighting back after a viewer criticized her weight. Now, the man behind that hurtful e-mail is speaking out. And he is not backing down. Jennifer has received support from our own abc station, wxow in lacrosse, wisconsin. And linsey davis has the story. Reporter: It was the e-mail that sparked national outrage. It reads as follows. Surely, you don't consider yourself a suitable example for this community's young people, girls in particular. Reporter: And this morning, the man behind it finally has a face, with two bulging biceps to match. His name is kenneth krause. The viewer that took jennifer livingston to task for her weight. You know nothing about me but what you see on the outside. And I am much more than a number on a scale. Reporter: On "good morning america" wednesday, livingston said a thyroid problem makes losing weight difficult, even though she regularly works out. He's trying to shame me into losing weight. That's not being helpful. That's being a bully. Reporter: But krause is unapologetic. Urging livingston to take advantage of a rare and golden opportunity to influence the health and psychological well-being of coulee region children. I would like to get healthier. It's not about him. Reporter: The apparent fitness buff concluded his most recent message by offering advice or support she would There are a lot of people who are supportive that are positive and not negative. I'll reach out to those people. I don't know what, if any, help he could provide. Reporter: Livingston seems to have more support that krause. Even the local abc competition, wxow cheered her on. I'm so proud of jennifer livingston. Reporter: Another person offering support is her brother, actor ron livingston, who says his sister has been a role model of his for many years. I g text from him in the morning. Way to go, sissy. I'm so proud of you. Reporter: For "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news, new york. That youtube video has gotten 2 million hits of her four-minute response to that young man. A lot of people reacting. A lot of people reacting. Good morning, everybody. We're going to start with wind.

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