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Samantha Armytage reveals why she has unfollowed people who ‘annoy or irritate’ her on social media

Former Sunrise host Samantha Armytage reveals why she has unfollowed people who ‘annoy or irritate’ her on social media

Former Sunrise host Samantha Armytage is enjoying a far more relaxed and slow- paced life after leaving the Channel Seven breakfast show earlier this year.

And in her column for Stellar Magazine this week, she revealed she has unfollowed people who ‘annoy’ her on social media.

The 44-year-old explained that despite all the trolls and negativity on the internet, which is proliferated by social media, there are plenty of good things online.

New outlook on social media: Former Sunrise host Samantha Armytage revealed why she has unfollowed people who ‘annoy or irritate’ her on social media

‘I’ve got to this fantastic age and stage where I’ve unfollowed all the people who annoy or irritate me – both in the online world and in real life.’ 

For the blonde beauty, the act of unfollowing the accounts she no longer resonated with was liberating and allowed her to find more meaningful content.

She revealed that she discovered a plethora of inspiring and talented creatives on social media from all over the world. 

Finding the good: The former Sunrise host, 44, explained that despite all negativity on the internet, which is proliferated by social media, there is are plenty of good, kind and nice things online. For Sam, the act of unfollowing such accounts allowed her to find meaningful content

Finding the good: The former Sunrise host, 44, explained that despite all negativity on the internet, which is proliferated by social media, there is are plenty of good, kind and nice things online. For Sam, the act of unfollowing such accounts allowed her to find meaningful content

‘I’ve done something I’d never done before: I privately messaged these people, with pure intentions, to tell them how much I enjoy their recipes, prose and pictures,’ Samantha said.

‘As they say in the classics, your vibe attracts your tribe,’ she said, adding new outlook on social media has lead to making great discoveries and new friends online.

The former TV presenter also revealed she has since struck up friendships with them and is looking forward to the day they can finally meet when international borders open. 

'Pure intentions': She revealed that she discovered inspiring and talented creatives on social media from all over the world. Sam said: 'I've done something I'd never done before: I privately messaged these people... to tell them how much I enjoy their recipes, prose and pictures'

‘Pure intentions’: She revealed that she discovered inspiring and talented creatives on social media from all over the world. Sam said: ‘I’ve done something I’d never done before: I privately messaged these people… to tell them how much I enjoy their recipes, prose and pictures’

Moving away from the limelight: In March, Samantha tearfully stepped down from hosting Channel Seven's breakfast show Sunrise after eight years in order to spend more time with her family

Moving away from the limelight: In March, Samantha tearfully stepped down from hosting Channel Seven’s breakfast show Sunrise after eight years in order to spend more time with her family

In March, Samantha tearfully stepped down from hosting Channel Seven’s breakfast show Sunrise after eight years in order to spend more time with her family.

Her departure followed her intimate wedding to millionaire businessman Richard Lavender on New Year’s Eve.

The quaint ceremony was held at his Southern Highlands home and was attended by a small number of guests due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Marital bliss: Her departure followed her intimate wedding to millionaire businessman Richard Lavender on New Year's Eve. The quaint ceremony was held at his Southern Highlands home and was attended by a small number of guests due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Marital bliss: Her departure followed her intimate wedding to millionaire businessman Richard Lavender on New Year’s Eve. The quaint ceremony was held at his Southern Highlands home and was attended by a small number of guests due to the Covid-19 pandemic

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