New Australian of the 12 months physique picture advocate Taryn Brumfitt has taken to on-line trolls for physique shaming tennis champion and commentator Jelena Dokic.
Final week, Ms Dokic slammed the “nasty” body-shaming feedback from critics on-line, saying the outpouring of hate she confronted in the course of the Australian Open was “insane”.
“BAD. There is not any different phrase for it,” she stated in an Instagram put up.
“Individuals must be so ashamed. The commonest remark was, “What occurred to her, she’s so massive?”
“I am going to inform you what occurred, I discover a manner and survive and struggle.”
Ms Brumfitt stated the “bullying” Ms Dokic was subjected to was not okay.
“Bullying is rarely okay and I feel we have to handle it. I feel we’re getting higher at that on this nation,” Ms Brumfitt advised Ten’s The Challenge on Thursday.
“Good for her as she has responded and I shall be calling her this week to have that dialog,” Ms Brumfitt stated.
“I understand how it feels to be trolled and the way it feels to have these naysayers, however as we proceed to maneuver ahead with mild and love, there’s nothing stronger than that.”
Ms Dokic shared an analogous love message whereas calling out the net abuse she has been subjected to.
“And it actually would not matter what I do and what occurred as a result of dimension should not matter. Kindness and being particular person is vital, which these of you who abuse me and others clearly aren’t,” she stated.
“What issues is your on-line abuse, bullying and fats shaming.
That is vital as a result of these of you who do it are simply evil, dangerous, imply and ignorant individuals.”
Initially revealed as ‘Bullying’: Taryn Brumfitt Responds to On-line Trolls Abusing Jelena Dokic