Chanelle Hayes was left in tears on today’s This Morning as she revealed her ‘fat-shaming’ ordeal.
The former Big Brother star said the abuse she received from trolls over her bikini snaps was "extremely upsetting".
She didn’t understand why pictures from her holiday in Spain last October had suddenly resurfaced, leading to hurtful comments online.
Chanelle admitted she doesn’t usually let the abuse get to her, but the cruel remarks had got to her this time.
Breaking down, emotional Chanelle confessed she had "struggled" and even received abuse on social media while sitting in the green room.
Chanelle got teary on This Morning while discussing her online trolls
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Speaking on This Morning, she said: "It’s extremely hurtful. Usually it’s like water off a duck’s back for me.
Chanelle did admit she has organised paparazzi shots in the past to earn money, but that wasn’t the case this time.
"The fact I hadn’t it hurt me even more. I wasn’t expecting it," she said.
"I am trying really hard, especially with two kids on my own. I’ve got the will power of a sloth. i genuinely have really struggled.
The Big Brother star opened up on her weight ‘struggle’
Brave Chanelle became very emotional during the interview and broke down in tears.
On the abuse, she said: "It is nasty and it was extremely upsetting. Usually it doesn’t effect me but it did bother me this time.
"I am trying really hard and it is just a bit of a struggle. You can tell it’s my week of the month as I’m getting teared up."
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Chanelle, who has lost two stone, spoke about her "horrific relationship" with food and her emotions.
She vowed to lose even more weight and return to This Morning in a bikini.
"Next time I will be skinny and I may wear a yellow bikini for you," she added.
*This Morning airs weekdays on ITV at 10.30am
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