Jesy Nelson has revealed Katie Hopkins’ tweet about her weight left her in a ‘severe depression’.
The Little Mix star admitted over the weekend that she’d tried to commit suicide in 2013 after struggling to deal with the taunts of merciless trolls about her look.
And she’s now defined that controversial TV persona Katie’s feedback about her picture after the band carried out on The X Factor in 2013 felt just like the final straw.
After the group’s gig, Katie tweeted: ‘Packet Mix have still got a chubbier in their ranks. Less Little Mix. More Pick n Mix.’
Jesy stated the tweet marked a degree the place her life began ‘spiralling out of control’.
‘All I remember feeling at that time is ‘what’s the f***ing level?’ the 28-year-old recalled on her documentary, Jesy Nelson: Odd One Out
‘I starved myself for a week and I’m nonetheless getting referred to as fats. I could possibly be the skinniest girl on the earth and that is by no means going to go away.’
She continued: ‘That is the pinnacle point for me when I got severely depressed and it just spiralled out of control.’
The star broke down in tears as she defined her mind-set at that time: ‘I used to be sat in mattress pondering that is by no means going to go.
‘I’m going to consistently get up and really feel unhappy for the remainder of my life so what’s the level in being right here. There is not any level in waking up and feeling unhappy day by day.’
She then took an overdose of tablets and was saved by her boyfriend, who swiftly referred to as an ambulance.
Elsewhere within the documentary, Jesy’s Little Mix friends opened up about their fury in direction of on-line bullies for turning their pal right into a ‘broken doll’.
Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall mentioned how their bandmate ‘changed before their eyes’, in her documentary, Jesy Nelson: Odd One Out.
Jade stated: ‘We simply needed to watch this superb, humorous girl turn into a bit like a damaged doll. It was horrible.
‘I keep in mind feeling actually indignant. I wished to only discover each single person that had ever stated something horrible to her, look them within the eye and say, “Look what you’ve done to this girl.”‘
Jesy Nelson: Odd One Out is on the market on iPlayer from September 12 and on BBC One the identical evening at 9pm.