Usually, Stacey, 28, is bubbly and loud on the talk show but today was more than a little sombre. She revealed the extent of how cruel the internet can be sometimes, by speaking about the horrible comments she’d received over the decision to homeschool.
After opting to keep her children Zachary, 10, and Leighton, 5, away from school and to teach them from home, she claims she was bombarded with abuse and branded ‘dumb’ from internet users who trolled her on Twitter.
‘I feel like a long time in my life I have come across as dumb because of my accent and personality. That’s how people have always treated me,’ she began.
‘I don’t know why it just struck a cord with me.’
‘Well, you know what? You don’t have to feel like that,’ Nadia replied, offering Stacey a hand of support.
‘You are smart, you are witty, you are informed and you are a great Loose Woman. So just just chuck that label away and never think of it again,’ she continued.
Stacey then said: ‘Yeah, you’re right! I love you.’
The LW audience were in full support of Stacey, as were her fans online, too.
After Stacey and Nadia previousy discussed the idea of homeschooling (which the latter also does), they invited comments from the public but, as the former says, mixed into the positive ones were rude comments about her being ‘dumb’ and ‘thick’.
— Stacey Solomon (@StaceySolomon) March 23, 2018
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