Kym Marsh hits out at vile trolls targeting daughter

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From Digital Spy

Coronation Street star Kym Marsh has hit out at "vile" online trolls who pretended to be her young daughter Polly.

The actress – who plays Weatherfield's Michelle Connor – retweeted a screengrab of a disturbing account impersonating the 6-year old child.

"This is vile once again," Kym wrote alongside the call for people to report the account.

The account is the latest setback for Kym – who recently opened up about her ordeal with a catfishing scam that spanned more than a decade.

During a live interview on Loose Women, Kym explained how horrible online profiles have been up on various social media sites, even extending the horror to her children and niece as well.

Kym said: "Since Emilie has been about 14 or 15, there have been fake profiles made about her. We kept reporting it and it kept being taken off and another would be put back up.

"One profile claimed she was bisexual and wanted to meet girls. She was getting really distressed about it because things were being said about her that's not true."

Reciting a particularly awful incident back in 2015, Kym said: "Someone had claimed to be my niece and said that my actual niece had died of cancer. It affects my family too."

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