World News – GB – Brenda Edwards reports troll to police after racist abuse

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The Loose Women shared their stories and experiences at the hands of internet trolls after Meghan Markle revealed how hurt she had been through online abuse

Brenda Edwards of Loose Women says she reported vile troll to police after she got tired of their racist abuse

The former X Factor star spoke out on today’s show while discussing trolling with Andrea McLean, Denise Welch and Kéllé Bryan

Brenda, 51, said she just recently involved the police after being the victim of disgusting racist slurs online

She shared her own experiences after a clip of Meghan Markle talking about being the ‘most trolled person in the world’ aired on the ITV show

Brenda revealed: « Just recently in the last couple of weeks someone trolled me online, but it was racial abuse »

She added: « When you want to add color to it and use it as a weapon, someone basically told me to go back to where I came from

« I thought I was a strong person, but I found it gnawing at me mentally »

Brenda said she decided to take a stand against the troll by reporting him to the police

The singer said: « I have had so much racial abuse over the years and I am convinced that if you don’t say something it will come back »

She continued: « People need to be aware of the mental effect this can have on someone

« I reported it to the police as a crime of racial abuse because I will not stand it »

Denise explained how trolls hide in plain sight in their daily lives, claiming that her husband, Lincoln Townley, recently tracked down one, who then begged her not to reveal what he was doing , unlike his wife and children know

Andrea called the trolls « nasty dementors », saying she had been targeted by « middle-aged women » who pretended to be nice at the school gates

« You have to report it and shame them for their behavior, otherwise they will think they can get away with it and keep doing it »

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News from around the world – UK – Loose Women’s Brenda Edwards reports a troll to police after vile racist abuse


SOURCE: https://www.w24news.com

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