Jacqueline Jossa says she gets 'vile' abuse online every day

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Jacqueline Jossa (Brett Cove / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
Jacqueline Jossa (Brett Cove / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)

Jacqueline Jossa has revealed she gets “vile” messages every single day on social media.

The EastEnders star – who has become something of an advocate for body positivity – has previously told how online trolls make abusive comments about her weight and looks.

She has now shared that it happens every day, and says something needs to be done about it.

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“Every single day without fail there will be someone in the DMs being absolutely vile to me, and there will be someone in the DMs being absolutely vile to every single person that's in the public eye, saying horrible things, that get into their brains,” Jossa said on Instagram.

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The star, 28, said something needs to change and suggested it could be “as simple as having to show a form of ID before you get a profile”.

"We should all be held accountable for our actions,” said the former I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! winner.

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“We shouldn't be able to make seven different accounts to abuse the same person, so something should be done about it."

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Jossa has been married to former TOWIE star Dan Osborne since 2017 and the pair have two daughters together – Ella, six, and Mia, two. Osbourne also has a son, Teddy, from a previous relationship.

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