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Brisbane Broncos player Julia Robinson trolled over her Dally M gown

Brisbane Broncos player Julia Robinson is left devastated after being body-shamed by cruel trolls over her choice of dress at the Dally M Awards

NRLW star Julia Robinson has shared her heartbreak after being tormented by trolls over her appearance at the Dally M Awards last month.

The Brisbane Broncos star, 24, showcased her athletic physique in a yellow gown with strappy cut-outs at rugby league’s night of nights, but received cruel online taunts after sharing a photo of her outfit to Instagram.

‘It hurts because I feel like I’m a nice person and I know that I’d never say anything bad to someone else. It hurts because no one likes to be called names or called mean things,’ Robinson told NCA NewsWire on Thursday.

NRLW star Julia Robinson (pictured with her partner Steve Close) has shared her heartbreak after being tormented by trolls over her appearance at the Dally M Awards last month

‘It’s sad to know that it’s still happening in today’s society, where strong women have to be criticised and some people find it horrible to see a girl with muscles.’ 

The three-time NRLW premiership player insisted that women with athletic physiques should be praised for their dedication to health and fitness.

Robinson noted that this incident demonstrates how important it is to discuss the impact of trolling on mental health.

The Broncos star, 24, showcased her athletic physique in a yellow gown at rugby league's night of nights, but received cruel online taunts after sharing a photo of her outfit to Instagram

The Broncos star, 24, showcased her athletic physique in a yellow gown at rugby league’s night of nights, but received cruel online taunts after sharing a photo of her outfit to Instagram 

'It's sad to know that it's still happening in today's society, where strong women have to be criticised and some people find it horrible to see a girl with muscles,' she said

‘It’s sad to know that it’s still happening in today’s society, where strong women have to be criticised and some people find it horrible to see a girl with muscles,’ she said 

‘You can’t just go trolling people on social media because you don’t know what’s going on in their lives,’ she said.

The athlete vowed not to cave to the haters, however, declaring: ‘I’m proud of myself and I’m never going to change for anyone.’

Robinson previously hit out at keyboard warriors in August after receiving abuse for her ripped physique on social media. 

Robinson said this incident demonstrates how important it is to discuss the impact of trolling on mental health

Robinson said this incident demonstrates how important it is to discuss the impact of trolling on mental health

'You can't just go trolling people on social media because you don't know what's going on in their lives,' she said

‘You can’t just go trolling people on social media because you don’t know what’s going on in their lives,’ she said

It didn’t appear to rattle her, but Robinson was determined to call out the slurs.

‘I never usually read social media comments, or let them affect me; however, I just wanted to say that no one should be ashamed or self-conscious to have muscles,’ Robinson wrote on her Instagram Story.

‘It shows dedication and hard work. I love my muscles.’

Her response was below a screenshot of some of the worst comments she’d received, which included ‘he’s gonna be a good player’ and ‘he’s a rig’.

Robinson previously hit out at keyboard warriors in August after receiving abuse for her ripped physique on social media

Robinson previously hit out at keyboard warriors in August after receiving abuse for her ripped physique on social media 

'I never usually read social media comments, or let them affect me; however, I just wanted to say that no one should be ashamed or self-conscious to have muscles,' Robinson wrote

‘I never usually read social media comments, or let them affect me; however, I just wanted to say that no one should be ashamed or self-conscious to have muscles,’ Robinson wrote 

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