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Brendan Fevola hits back at trolls by sharing footage of his ‘unliveable’ Melbourne home

Brendan Fevola shares PROOF he can’t live in his Melbourne home while it’s being renovated – after his family was criticised for living in their holiday house during Covid lockdown

Retired AFL star Brendan Fevola has once again responded to trolls accusing his family of ‘fleeing’ Melbourne’s Covid lockdown by living in their Mornington Peninsula holiday home.

The former Carlton goal-kicker, 40, shared video evidence on Instagram on Monday that proves his main home in the city is ‘unliveable’ due to ongoing renovations.

He was forced to respond after keyboard warriors unfairly criticised his family’s living situation, saying the lockdown was just an excusive for a ‘holiday’.

‘Unliveable’: Ex-AFL star Brendan Fevola has once again responded to trolls accusing his family of ‘fleeing’ Melbourne’s Covid lockdown by living in their Mornington Peninsula holiday home

Frustrated Fevola attempted to silence his critics by uploading the footage that showed the extensive renovation work taking place at his Melbourne home.

The clip showed tradesmen on site while his fiancée, Alex, could be seen discussing construction plans with a builder in the background.

The state of the building indicates it’s in the early stages of renovations, with a lot more work still to be done. 

‘Just for people still questioning my living arrangements this is our house a week and half ago. Unliveable!’ the Fox FM breakfast host wrote. 

'For people still questioning my living arrangement': Fevola shared video evidence on Monday that proves his main home in the city is 'unliveable' due to ongoing renovations

‘For people still questioning my living arrangement’: Fevola shared video evidence on Monday that proves his main home in the city is ‘unliveable’ due to ongoing renovations

Far from completed: The clip showed tradesmen on site

Work in progress: The state of the building indicates it's in the early stages of renovations, with a lot more work still to be done

Far from completed: The clip showed tradesmen on site. The state of the building indicates it’s in the early stages of renovations, with a lot more work still to be done

‘Carry on, enjoy lockdown, put a smile on your face and try to be positive, Victoria,’ he added. 

The saga began over the weekend when Alex posted several photos of their idyllic second home, prompting some of her followers to mistake them for holiday snaps.

She responded on Instagram on Sunday, writing: ‘For everyone who may assume we have taken off on a “holiday” during lockdown. I’ll explain again.’ 

Anger: The saga began over the weekend when Alex Fevola (right) posted several photos of their idyllic second home, prompting some of her followers to mistake them for holiday snaps

Anger: The saga began over the weekend when Alex Fevola (right) posted several photos of their idyllic second home, prompting some of her followers to mistake them for holiday snaps

Not on holiday: After Melbourne was plunged into Covid lockdown, trolls mistook the family's living arrangements for a 'holiday' and subjected them to unfair criticism

Not on holiday: After Melbourne was plunged into Covid lockdown, trolls mistook the family’s living arrangements for a ‘holiday’ and subjected them to unfair criticism

‘We have been living in our holiday house whilst our home is being renovated. We have no kitchen, no bathrooms and no floors in our home, so the house is currently unliveable,’ she added. 

‘We stayed there through the parts we could but it’s at a stage now where it’s unliveable. 

‘I know everyone is stressed and angry right now but please don’t be so quick to judge. We are not “tourists” blatantly disregarding or disrespecting the rules.’ 

Hitting back:  She responded on Instagram on Sunday, writing: 'For everyone who may assume we have taken off on a "holiday" during lockdown. I'll explain again. We have been living in our holiday house whilst our home is being renovated... the house is currently unliveable'

Hitting back:  She responded on Instagram on Sunday, writing: ‘For everyone who may assume we have taken off on a “holiday” during lockdown. I’ll explain again. We have been living in our holiday house whilst our home is being renovated… the house is currently unliveable’

Setting the record straight: Fevola added, 'We have been here for most of the year'

Setting the record straight: Fevola added, ‘We have been here for most of the year’

Fevola added at the time: ‘Just a heads-up – which I shouldn’t have to do but I’m going to – for everyone saying and DM-ing me “Why you down the Peninsula?

‘We are living here. Our house is under renovation and unliveable. We have been here for most of the year.’

In July, Fevola’s stepdaughter Mia announced she was taking a break from social media after causing a stir over her ‘tone-deaf’ post during Melbourne’s lockdown.

The 21-year-old, who is Alex’s daughter from a previous relationship, complained about the restrictions, saying she would be heading off to her family’s beach house to ride it out.

Mia added that she wasn’t ‘complaining’ about the lockdown in her post, but was just feeling ‘frustrated’.  

Complaining: In July, Fevola's stepdaughter Mia (pictured) announced she was taking a break from social media after causing a stir over her 'tone-deaf' post during Melbourne 's lockdown

Complaining: In July, Fevola’s stepdaughter Mia (pictured) announced she was taking a break from social media after causing a stir over her ‘tone-deaf’ post during Melbourne ‘s lockdown 

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