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Coco Lodge reveals ‘amazing’ Jesy Nelson offered her support after she was trolled over her looks

Coco Lodge has revealed Jesy Nelson offered her support after she was cruelly trolled over her appearance.

The former Love Islander, 27, claimed the singer, 31, who has previously spoken of how vile trolling affected her throughout her career, reached out to her via Instagram recently.

She told The Sun: ‘Jesy Nelson slipped into my DMs – not in a romantic way. She was just saying that she was there if I need support if I needed if because of the trolling.

‘She told me I was beautiful’: Love Island’s Coco Lodge has revealed ‘amazing’ Jesy Nelson offered her support after she was cruelly trolled over her looks

‘It was so nice, what an amazing woman – at first I thought it was a fake account.

‘She told me that I was beautiful and to not let what’s happened stop me from being me, and if I ever needed to rant then she was there.

Coco tearfully hit out at cruel internet trolls who taunted her over her looks after her fellow Love Island co-star Cheyanne Kerr shared a clip of the pair enjoying a holiday together in Ibiza.

Supportive: The former Love Islander, 27, claimed the singer, 31, who has previously spoken of how vile trolling affected her throughout her career, reached out to her via Instagram recently

Supportive: The former Love Islander, 27, claimed the singer, 31, who has previously spoken of how vile trolling affected her throughout her career, reached out to her via Instagram recently

The former Casa Amor bombshell chose to stay in when the rest of her pals went out clubbing on the Spanish island during their trip, with the reality star opening up about her experience in a YouTube video posted on Thursday.

Coco said Cheyanne’s TikTok followers were quick to praise her in the clip but described Coco as ‘ugly’ and told her she looked like a ‘man’.

The television personality said: ‘Everyone’s gone out to Amnesia but after Ocean I was so, so tired and, to be honest, I read some comments on Cheyanne’s video that she posted of me and her on TikTok and I just honestly am just so sick of people trolling how I look or calling me a man, or whatever. 

End of her tether: Coco tearfully hit out at cruel internet trolls who taunted her over her looks after her fellow Love Island co-star Cheyanne Kerr shared a clip of the pair enjoying a holiday together in Ibiza

End of her tether: Coco tearfully hit out at cruel internet trolls who taunted her over her looks after her fellow Love Island co-star Cheyanne Kerr shared a clip of the pair enjoying a holiday together in Ibiza

‘It’s actually gotten to the point where it’s just not fair and not right. 

‘Like, why am I going through a video, scrolling through all the comments and everyone is saying how beautiful my friend is but then putting me down in response to that, saying, “Oh my God, Cheyanne you’re beautiful, your figure’s amazing, Coco, who’s that man at the first part of the clip?” or, “Coco, you look so ugly,” or, “How did this girl get on Love Island?”

‘It’s not fair and it’s gotten to the point where I don’t want to go out tonight now because I feel like s**t about all these comments. It’s not fair.’ 

Upset: The former Casa Amor bombshell chose to stay in when the rest of her pals went out clubbing on the Spanish island during their trip as she did not feel good about herself

Upset: The former Casa Amor bombshell chose to stay in when the rest of her pals went out clubbing on the Spanish island during their trip as she did not feel good about herself

Jesy bravely spoke about her trolling ordeal in her 2019 BBC documentary, Jesy Nelson: Odd One Out, which won multiple awards.

The former Little Mix bandmember revealed that at the height of her bullying, following the group’s 2011’s X Factor win, she took an overdose, but was saved by her boyfriend at the time.

Opening up about her harrowing time, Jesy said in her documentary: ‘I just remember thinking, “I just need this to go away, I’m going to end this”.

‘I remember going to the kitchen and just took as many tablets as I could. Then I laid in bed for ages and kept thinking, “Let it happen. Hurry up”.

Emotional: Jesy bravely spoke about her trolling ordeal in her 2019 BBC documentary, Jesy Nelson: Odd One Out, which won multiple awards

Emotional: Jesy bravely spoke about her trolling ordeal in her 2019 BBC documentary, Jesy Nelson: Odd One Out, which won multiple awards

The Wings hitmaker chose to speak about her November 2013 suicide bid in an effort to raise awareness of the horrendous effect trolling can have on young people.

The documentary also showed that the brunette beauty struggled so much with her abuse that it affected her mental health and thus she had trouble keeping up with her commitments in the girl group.

She said that being labelled the ‘fat, ugly one’ completely ‘consumed every part of me’ as the trolling took its toll.

If you have been affected by this story, you can call the Samaritans on 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org.

Upsetting: The star, who once tried to take her own life after years of relentless trolling, bravely discussed her online bullying ordeal and documentary on the programme

Upsetting: The star, who once tried to take her own life after years of relentless trolling, bravely discussed her online bullying ordeal and documentary on the programme

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