By Derek Wallbank | August 28, 2014 01:34PM ET

(Bloomberg) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says weight-related comments from male senators to New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are “appalling,” “absolutely ridiculous” and “disrespectful”

Decision on whether to name lawmakers is up to Gillibrand, “but the fact is they know who they are”

Pelosi says on conf. call lewd comments from male colleagues “not my personal experience” in U.S. House

NOTE: Gillibrand told People Magazine in interview published yday unidentified older senator once squeezed her stomach, told her not to lose too much weight because “I like my girls chubby”; she said another told her to avoid getting “porky”