Stacey Solomon is back on social media, after taking a break to clear her head from trolls, and shared a hilarious anecdote about how she had mistaken baby Rex for a child genius.
The mum-of-three decided to take the day off from Instagram, after being subjected to nastiness from online trolls, but she returned on Wednesday and it’s stories like these that make us miss her when she temporarily signs off.
Giving us all a good giggle, Stacey explained how she had become convinced little Rex was a secret genius after thinking he had built a car out of his toy bricks.
Now, while that does sound impressive, Stacey’s mission to sign Rex up for the child genius show was stopped in its tracks, as she soon realised it wasn’t her son’s masterpiece – her boyfriend Joe Swash had been the one to build the car.
Taking to her Instagram story while in the car, Stacey – still laughing from the revelation – explained: ‘I was all excited when I got in the car, I was like, “Joe, oh my goodness, Rex is so clever, he was playing with his bricks earlier and he’s just amazing, he made what looked like a car out of his bricks,” How clever is that.’
Joe, who was driving, piped up: ‘Unfortunately, it wasn’t Rex that made it.’
‘It was me that made it,’ he laughed, while Stacey struggled to compose herself as she said: ‘He made the car and I’m sitting there thinking, “oh my god, my child’s a genius.”‘
No, Stacey. ‘Your boyfriend is a genius,’ Joe pointed out.
The funny clip came as Stacey returned to social media, after shutting her phone way for 24 hours.
After being subjected to cruel comments, the TV star admitted that she ‘can’t always ignore’ the troll and needed some space to clear her head.
Stacey is often seen having her ‘phone in a drawer’ days, where she shuts off and disconnects from social media – something she credits for helping her with her mental health.
Explaining her decision to do, earlier this week, Stacey told fans: ‘Some days I just wake up on the wrong side of my brain. I always do my best to ignore nastiness because deep down I feel sorry for people who want to hurt others to try to bring them down.’
Stacey continued: ‘I feel awful for how sad they must be deep down. But some days it’s not so easy to ignore and the nastiness gets in. All part of being human I suppose Anyways I’m going to put my phone in the drawer again today and shake it off.’
‘Will be saying to myself on repeat today… we rise by lifting others & dulling someone else’s sparkle will NEVER brighten their own,’ she said, adding: ‘The truth of what’s on the inside will always show on the outside.’
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