'If someone did it again I'd break their phone': Rachel Riley reveals upskirting at party

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Anger - Rachel Riley has revealed the incident
Anger - Rachel Riley has revealed the incident

COUNTDOWN star Rachel Riley has revealed a male celebrity put his phone under her skirt and took a video at a party.

The TV mathematician and former Southend High for Girls pupil says the incident took place while she was playing table tennis with her dance professional husband Pasha Kovalev.

The TV star, 36, has also spoken about how a charity found hate and sexual messages in her Instagram message requests, including 30 videos from one man masturbating.

Speaking to the Dirty Mother Pukka' podcast on Thursday, she said: “One who shall remain nameless, who people would know, he just got an Apple Watch, and at a party at a friend's house, I was playing table tennis with Pash, and this guy, in full view of everyone, came, put his phone on the floor under my skirt where I was playing table tennis, and went and sat back down a couple of metres away while him and all his mates looked at his watch.

"It was like a video basically. So he went and put his phone down so he could look up and went two metres away to go and look at his phone, look up my skirt."

Speaking to the podcast she said she was far too polite at the time of the incident and would react differently if it happened again.

She added: "Now, being able to digest it and think about it, if someone tried to do that to me again I would break their phone.

“'If they've got a problem with that, they can go to the police and we can deal with it in the public.

"That a man obviously thought he could get away with blatantly, brazenly putting his phone, upskirting me on a video for his friends on his phone, and it would be fine.”

She also told of the sick social media comments and messages she receives and called for action to protect teenage girls in particular.

The TV star has previously faced a barrage of anti-semitism for speaking out against the anti-jewish abuse.

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