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Abbie Chatfield reveals the surprising reason why she HATES vaping

If there’s one thing Bachelor star Abbie Chatfield simply despise, it’s vaping.

The 26-year-old made her big radio debut on Monday night as she hosted the first episode of Hit Network’s new night show, and chose to spend one segment shaming her producer Max Corstorphan for smoking e-cigarettes. 

E-cigarettes are devices that produce vapour for inhalation, simulating cigarette smoking.    

‘I saw a girl on TikTok who had a collapsed lung from vaping’: Abbie Chatfield, 26, (pictured) shared her disdain for vaping on Monday during a segment on her first ever Hit Network radio show – telling listeners that she was ‘disappointed’ to discover a vape lying on her producer’s desk 

Abbie revealed that she was ‘disappointed’ to discover a vape pen lying on Max’s desk on their first day in the office. 

‘I have a desk at my new job (at Hit Network)… and I was excited about it, until I saw this,’ she declared, pulling out Max’s vape.  

‘It’s a vape, and it was on my dear friend and staff member’s… desk,’ she scoffed. 

'What are we going to do if you're off sick?' Abbie lambasted her producer Max Corstorphan (left) for smoking e-cigarettes, before joking that the reason for her concern was that Max's vaping habit might make him too sick to work

‘What are we going to do if you’re off sick?’ Abbie lambasted her producer Max Corstorphan (left) for smoking e-cigarettes, before joking that the reason for her concern was that Max’s vaping habit might make him too sick to work

Abbie said she’d confronted Max during a music break, telling him, ‘I saw a girl on TikTok who had a collapsed lung from vaping’. 

She went on to joke that the reason for her concern was that Max’s vaping habit might make him too sick to work. 

‘My concern, Max, is what are we going to do if you’re off sick? You’re an important cog, Max!’ she laughed. 

Hard worker: Max, who also produces Abbie's It's A Lot Podcast, assured her that he would continue working no matter how sick he became in future

Hard worker: Max, who also produces Abbie’s It’s A Lot Podcast, assured her that he would continue working no matter how sick he became in future

Max, who also produces Abbie’s It’s A Lot Podcast, assured her that he would continue working no matter how sick he became in future.

He reminded her of an incident earlier in the month where he continued to work, despite being struck down with Covid. 

‘I would like to take you back to January 4, a day I remember very well,’ Max said. 

Tune in! Hot Nights with Abbie Chatfield airs 7-9pm weeknights across the Hit Network and on the LiSTNR app

Tune in! Hot Nights with Abbie Chatfield airs 7-9pm weeknights across the Hit Network and on the LiSTNR app

‘You messaged me saying, “Happy New Year, babe. Still Covid negative? [I replied] nonchalantly, “Nah babes, I’ve got the Covid at the moment. Also, here’s your publicity schedule for next week”.’ 

Abbie laughed, replying: “Yes, you still worked [while sick with Covid], but my question is, will you be [working while] in surgery trying to prop up that lung post-vape on Zoom. Or will you just [work] local?”‘

At the end of the segment, Abbie confiscated the vape by putting it down her top, joking that Max would ‘never want to find it in there’ because he’s gay.  

Up in smoke: E-cigarettes are devices that produce vapour for inhalation, simulating cigarette smoking (stock image of a woman smoking an e-cigarette)

Up in smoke: E-cigarettes are devices that produce vapour for inhalation, simulating cigarette smoking (stock image of a woman smoking an e-cigarette) 

In Australia, nationwide laws that came into effect on October 1 make it illegal to import vape pens, pods or liquids containing nicotine without a valid prescription.  

While the devices are designed to help smokers quit nicotine, respiratory doctors have warned the vapes could have the adverse effect on non-smokers, including lung damage.  

Lung Foundation Australia CEO Mark Brooke previously told Daily Mail Australia it was extremely concerning to see young people have access to and smoke the illegal e-cigarettes.  

Banned: In Australia, nationwide laws that came into effect on October 1 make it illegal to import vape pens, pods or liquids containing nicotine without a valid prescription (stock image of e-cigarettes)

Banned: In Australia, nationwide laws that came into effect on October 1 make it illegal to import vape pens, pods or liquids containing nicotine without a valid prescription (stock image of e-cigarettes)

‘We know that disposable nicotine e-cigarettes are harmful to overall health, and particularly harmful to respiratory health’, he said. 

‘Many nicotine e-cigarettes, such as puff bars, contain high levels of nicotine and other harmful chemicals to create flavours.’

Mr Brooke said young people are especially at risk when using e-cigarettes, as exposure to the high doses of nicotine can harm the developing brain. 

‘Exposure to nicotine can affect aspects such as learning, memory, mood and attention. What’s more, it increases the risk of addiction to these products’, he said.   

Hot Nights with Abbie Chatfield airs 7-9pm weeknights across the Hit Network and on the LiSTNR app. 

Dangerous: While the devices are designed to help smokers quit nicotine, respiratory doctors have warned the vapes could have the adverse effect on non-smokers, including lung damage (stock image of a woman smoking an e-cigarette)

 Dangerous: While the devices are designed to help smokers quit nicotine, respiratory doctors have warned the vapes could have the adverse effect on non-smokers, including lung damage (stock image of a woman smoking an e-cigarette)

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