Stacey Dooley, 32, hit again at a adverse remark from certainly one of her followers whereas filming her newest documentary in Nigeria this morning. The Strictly Come Dancing winner confronted backlash when she posted a selfie with an African girl in view of her 728,000 Instagram followers this morning. One notably pissed off Instagram person responded to the snap: “At least this black person is old enough to consent to being in a photo with you.” The critic’s remark comes after Stacey was accused of appearing like a “white saviour” by MP David Lammy, 46, on Twitter earlier this 12 months.
David’s criticism referenced the documentary filmmaker’s photo with a Ugandan youngster, which she posed for whereas working with Comedian Reduction in February.
In response, Stacey wrote: “I perceive the broader dialog that individuals wish to have, and I perceive that some are saying they really feel it’s a drained narrative… I get that.
“What just isn’t okay is individuals making out like we have been in some way sinister in our strategy.”
Wanting again to the controversy induced again in February, she continued: “‘She lied! She’s been uncovered!’… It’s simply fully unfaithful to recommend we didn’t ask for consent.
“We spent the day along with his grandad. He has a working relationship with Comedian Reduction.”
The star then angrily added: “Also, people saying, ‘she’s not listening, she doesn’t wanna hear criticism’ is bull**** too.”
Stacey continued: “I’m willing to listen and learn, however I’m not willing to feel I have to justify myself to those who have already made up their mind, based on info they’ve been fed, by people who weren’t there.”
The presenter was reportedly hit with extra disapproval about her Comedian Reduction movies when she appeared at a Sheffield Doc/Fest occasion on Monday.
Addressing the incident in the feedback part of her publish, Stacey wrote: “A man this week shouted out his issues, and as an alternative of attempting to brush it off, I made positive he was given a microphone after which went as much as him after the discuss had completed and gave him my private particulars.
“I can’t let you know how a lot I’ve learn that’s simply complete b****cks.
“Finally, the primary precedence is that the individuals on the bottom felt proud of my behaviour.
“I’m nonetheless in contact with the households and the well being staff and the fixers.
“I’ve taken on board what persons are saying. Clearly Comedian aid have too.
“Primarily, what I’m saying is, after all everyone seems to be entitled to their opinion and to voice issues. However please be sure to have the data and your not making feedback based mostly on assumption x x.”
A few of Stacey’s followers took to the feedback part to defend the TV persona, with one writing: “Unfortunately there are always trolls. You’re a lovely person and don’t need to explain yourself.”
A second agreed: “Well said I suppose everyone has an opinion but uninformed ones are not helping are they? Keep at it x.”