Anne Hegerty, 60, issued a defiant retort in defence of her fellow Chaser Jenny Ryan, 37, after The Vixen “riled up” a viewer. The Chase common drew consideration to the difficulty in view of her 46,000 Twitter followers as she shared a tweet from a viewer, which has subsequently been deleted. She captioned the submit: “I’ve riled up some bots today, for some reason.” Following the quizzer’s admission, Anne stepped in to help her co-star whereas responding to a query from a fan.
The unique tweet from Jenny’s follower learn: “Wow, Jenny, how do you put up with this nastiness?”
Anne then took the chance to share her ideas on the incident, as she replied in reference to Jenny’s critic: “Possibly because nobody feels very threatened by schoolgirls with no friends?”
The former I’m A Superstar… Get Me Out Of Right here! contestant’s comeback prompted Jenny’s followers to submit their very own messages of help in the feedback part of her tweet.
One replied to Anne: “Even in your tweets I can hear your voice, these trolls/bots haven’t got two brain cells to rub together so they’re no threat.”
One other added: “It’s pathetic that someone has tweeted this to Jenny, people can be horrible sometimes.”
A 3rd admirer wrote: “Brains and beauty are obviously a threat to trolls #thechase #winner #ignorenegativity.”
A fourth mentioned: “Be interesting if you ever met her/him face to face. They are big deals behind a keyboard. For what it’s worth you do a great job on The Chase.”
A fifth tweeted: “No need to be so rude and hurtful… says more about them as people than the person it’s aimed at! X.”
Fortunately, Jenny appeared to take the adverse feedback from the “bot” in her stride, as she replied to one other fan who referenced a specific insult about her glasses.
The normal information professional quipped in response: “Can’t fault that construction.”
Elsewhere, Anne was compelled to take motion once more on the social media platform after a Twitter consumer knowledgeable the star a few rip-off involving her picture which was getting used to promote weight reduction merchandise.
The fan shared a display screen seize of the pretend article, that includes the caption: “Audience speechless after outburst on air. They had no choice but to put her on leave.”
The Twitter consumer then introduced the difficulty to Anne’s consideration, telling the ITV favorite: “Anne, these people are using you and a ridiculous story, via Facebook, to con people into viewing their weight loss product! It shouldn’t be allowed! I’ve reported this but not sure if it’ll do any good.”
Writing again, in view of her personal 123,000 followers, the Chaser requested: “Could you send me a link to this? I can’t find it on Facebook.”
The fan replied: “Here is the link, I have reported them to Facebook too. Take care xxx.”
Anne went on to guarantee the fan she had taken motion, saying: “Thank you very much for your help! I think it’s something I’ve seen before. I’ve forwarded it to my agent.”
The Chase airs weekdays at 5pm on ITV.