Taryn Brumfitt responds to Jelena Dokic’s online trolls

New Australian of the 12 months, physique picture advocate Taryn Brumfitt, has known as out on-line trolls over the physique shaming of tennis champion and commentator Jelena Dokic.

Up to now week, Ms Dokic has slammed the “evil” physique shaming feedback from detractors on-line, saying that the wave of hate she has confronted in the course of the Australian Open has been “insane”.

“EVIL. There’s no different phrase for it,” she stated in an Instagram submit.

“Folks needs to be so ashamed. The commonest remark being ‘what occurred to her, she is so massive?’

“I’ll inform you what occurred, I’m discovering a means and surviving and combating.”

Ms Brumfitt stated the “bullying” confronted by Ms Dokic was not okay.

“Bullying isn’t okay and I believe we have to name it out. I believe we’re getting higher on this nation at doing that,” Ms Brumfitt advised Ten’s The Mission on Thursday.

“Good on her for the way in which she responded and I’ll give her a name 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 but when we hold main with gentle and love there‘s nothing extra highly effective than that.”

Ms Dokic shared the same message of affection whereas calling out the web abuse she confronted.

“And it actually doesn’t matter what I’m doing and what occurred as a result of measurement shouldn’t matter. Kindness and being particular person issues, which these of you that abuse me and others, are clearly not,” she stated.

“What issues is your on-line abuse,bullying and fats shaming.

That’s what issues as a result of these of you that do it are simply evil, dangerous, imply and ignorant individuals.”

Initially printed as ‘Bullying’: Taryn Brumfitt responds to on-line trolls abusing Jelena Dokic