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Health & Fitness Gemma Atkinson Had the Perfect Response to Trolls Who Called her 'Fat’

13:20  13 august  2020
13:20  13 august  2020 Source:   womenshealthmag.co.uk

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Gemma Atkinson talking on a cell phone: Radio presenter and mum-of-one Gemma Atkinson discusses cruel comments on a throwback Instagram picture of her aged just 15, on the Going for Goal podcast. © Provided by Women's Health UK Radio presenter and mum-of-one Gemma Atkinson discusses cruel comments on a throwback Instagram picture of her aged just 15, on the Going for Goal podcast.

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You get the impression that not much rattles the 35-year-old; that the negative comments from strangers on social media that are seemingly inevitable when you're a woman in the public eye are usually brushed away.

But, as Gemma told WH Editor-in-Chief Claire Sanderson on the latest episode of the Going for Goal podcast, a stranger's comment on a throwback picture of her in Hollyoaks – aged just 15 – really gave her pause.

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'For Hollyoaks turning 25 years old, they’ve been re-running some episodes, and they’ve had a week of my episodes,' she tells Claire on the show.

'People have actually DM’d me, a guy DM’d me, and he said "Wow, I never realised at the time, but you were fat in Hollyoaks weren’t you?".'

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Yes, really, about a 15-year-old.

'I went back to him and I said, "Well, I was 15, so I was chubbier than what I am now, but please, please don’t let your daughter think that that’s your idea of fat…she will have problems for the rest of her life if that’s the case".'

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But it's not so much that the comment affected Gemma's own-self-confidence, more that it made feel concerned for her daughter growing up and being judged as harshly on her own body.

'[It's] one of my biggest fears for Mia growing up – especially in the environment we’re all in now, with the Instagrams and the filters and the quick fix these jabs and pills and stuff,' she tells Claire.

'It terrifies me that she’ll come to me and say: "Mum, I’ve read that if I do this injection it will make me thin".

On the show she also discusses with Claire about how she plans to counteract these pressures and encourage Mia to grow up with robust self-esteem – and a positive attitude towards health and fitness.

'I love the fact that she’s growing up watching me in the gym,' she shares. 'I don’t want her to grow up watching me moaning about what I’m eating or covering up a bit of cellulite or moaning about my weight and stuff.'

Amen to that.

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