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MasterChef star Laura Sharrad is left feeling ‘violated’ and ‘unsafe’ after being sent vile message

MasterChef star Laura Sharrad is left feeling ‘violated’ and ‘unsafe’ after she ‘opened a really disturbing message’ sent to her on Instagram

MasterChef: Back to Win runner-up Laura Sharrad has revealed she was sent a ‘really disturbing message’ on Instagram.

The celebrity chef, 25, was left shocked when she opened the unsolicited message, but did not disclose what it said.

She wrote on Instagram Stories: ‘It was something no woman should ever have to read. I feel so sick. I feel violated. I feel unsafe. I feel disgusted.’

Shocking: MasterChef: Back to Win runner-up Laura Sharrad has revealed she was sent a ‘really disturbing message’ on Instagram

Laura continued: ‘I feel a lot of things. All of them bad things. Simply, it’s not okay.

‘I thought about posting this all afternoon as I rarely share things about how I’m actually feeling. This is meant to be a happy place. Today I am not okay.’

During last year’s season of MasterChef, Laura was criticised by viewers for cooking pasta too much and the fact she was previously employed by judge Jock Zonfrillo.

Ordeal: The celebrity chef, 25, was left shocked when she opened the unsolicited message, but did not disclose what it said. She wrote on Instagram Stories, 'It was something no woman should ever have to read. I feel so sick. I feel violated. I feel unsafe. I feel disgusted'

Ordeal: The celebrity chef, 25, was left shocked when she opened the unsolicited message, but did not disclose what it said. She wrote on Instagram Stories, ‘It was something no woman should ever have to read. I feel so sick. I feel violated. I feel unsafe. I feel disgusted’

Runner-up: Laura missed out on winning MasterChef: Back to Win last July, placing second to Emelia Jackson. As runner-up, she was awarded $30,000 to help grow her business

Runner-up: Laura missed out on winning MasterChef: Back to Win last July, placing second to Emelia Jackson. As runner-up, she was awarded $30,000 to help grow her business

Laura narrowly missed out on winning MasterChef: Back to Win last July, placing second to champion Emelia Jackson.

She was undone by her overly icy gelato dessert, which she’d accidentally left in an open freezer.

There was good news for Laura, however, as she was awarded $30,000 to help grow her business.

Past: During last year's season of MasterChef, Laura was criticised by viewers for cooking pasta too much and the fact she was previously employed by judge Jock Zonfrillo

Past: During last year’s season of MasterChef, Laura was criticised by viewers for cooking pasta too much and the fact she was previously employed by judge Jock Zonfrillo

Laura runs Nido Bar and Pasta restaurant in Adelaide, South Australia, with her husband, fellow chef Max Sharrad.  

Laura and Max married in 2018, three years after meeting as colleagues at the Orana restaurant in Adelaide, which was owned by Jock Zonfrillo.

The new season of MasterChef Australia will air on Channel 10 once Married At First Sight finishes on the Nine Network. 

Partner: Laura runs Nido Bar and Pasta restaurant in Adelaide, South Australia, with her husband, fellow chef Max Sharrad

Partner: Laura runs Nido Bar and Pasta restaurant in Adelaide, South Australia, with her husband, fellow chef Max Sharrad

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