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Entertainment'The past year has been tough': Strictly Come Dancing's Alex Scott reveals she was subjected to vile racist abuse and death threats from online trolls

04:55  08 september  2019
04:55  08 september  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Strictly Come Dancing class of 2019 kick off rehearsals as Anneka Rice, 60, leads the way alongside former show victor Alex Scott and 'injured' James Cracknell

Strictly Come Dancing class of 2019 kick off rehearsals as Anneka Rice, 60, leads the way alongside former show victor Alex Scott and 'injured' James Cracknell Strictly Come Dancing class of 2019 kick off rehearsals as Anneka Rice, 60, leads the way alongside former show victor Alex Scott and 'injured' James Cracknell

Come Dancing ' s Alex Scott has revealed how she receives death threats from racist trolls on a admits the abuse has been tough , particularly on her mother and grandmother, who have been left She said: "This past year has been so tough . The abuse I was getting on social media just for

It is based on a real street gang, said to have got their name because they sewed razor blades into the peaks of their caps which could then be used as weapons. Strictly Come Dancing ' s Alex Scott reveals she was subjected to vile racist abuse and death threats from online trolls .

'The past year has been tough': Strictly Come Dancing's Alex Scott reveals she was subjected to vile racist abuse and death threats from online trolls © Getty Alex Scott

Strictly Come Dancing's Alex Scott has been on the receiving end of racist abuse and death threats from trolls. Some online users have sent vicious messages to Alex while she was analysing men's sports on Sky TV and BBC. Alex, 34, who appeared on Saturday night's launch show of Strictly where she was partnered with Neil Jones, said the abuse was over a 'prolonged' period.

'The past year has been tough': Strictly Come Dancing's Alex Scott reveals she was subjected to vile racist abuse and death threats from online trolls © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Trolls: Strictly Come Dancing's Alex Scott, 34, has been on the receiving end of racist abuse and death threats from trolls She told The Mirror: 'I had all of it – for being a woman on TV, for being a woman of ­colour on TV, that I’m ticking a box, death threats. I had the lot. But I’m still standing. 'This past year has been so tough. The abuse I was getting on social media just for having an opinion on football. 'It was over a prolonged period of time and the abuse was getting worse. And it was my mum worrying. That’s when it really got to me.'

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She was protected by 2,500 different "alters" who would take over her body during the abuse . I'm ecstatic, I could not be happier. He told 60 Minutes program that when children such as Jeni are subjected to significant traumas prior to eight years old, they are able to split off parts of their mind

'The past year has been tough': Strictly Come Dancing's Alex Scott reveals she was subjected to vile racist abuse and death threats from online trolls © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Messages: Alex who appeared on Saturday night's launch show of Strictly where she was partnered with Neil Jones, said the abuse was over a 'prolonged' period Alex added that she was unsure what to do about the messages she was receiving and didn't want to be 'seen to be complaining' about her pundit role. While the TV star said she didn't want to worry her mother, she carried on with her work as she felt she could serve as an inspiration to people. She refused to let the messages get to her and became Sky Sports’ first female pundit on men’s Premier League matches last year.

'The past year has been tough': Strictly Come Dancing's Alex Scott reveals she was subjected to vile racist abuse and death threats from online trolls © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Competition: On Strictly, Alex vowed to channel her inner Beyonce as she was paired up with pro Neil Jones Former footballer Alex previously played for Arsenal and represented Great Britain in the 2012 London Olympics. On Strictly, Alex vowed to channel her inner Beyonce as she was paired up with pro Neil Jones. The British dancer's celebrity partner particularly delighted viewers, after years of campaigning for his promotion to the main lineup.

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Former footballer Alex Scott has revealed the major issue she ' s facing on Strictly Come Dancing . One particular celeb who' s worried about just that is former footballer Alex Scott . The 34- year -old admitted that years of playing the sport has wreaked havoc on her ankles, which means walking, let

STRICTLY Come Dancing is up and running so here are the celebrity and professional dancer She is paired with Kevin, who has been a mainstay of the Strictly line-up in recent years and will be Latest odds as Alex Scott is favourite to triumph. waltzed off. Strictly fans baffled as Anneka Rice

'The past year has been tough': Strictly Come Dancing's Alex Scott reveals she was subjected to vile racist abuse and death threats from online trolls © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited She said: 'I had all of it – for being a woman on TV, for being a woman of ­colour on TV, that I’m ticking a box, death threats. I had the lot. But I’m still standing' (pictured in April 2018) Alex has had her eye on the dancing show for quite some time, saying at the time she was announced as a contestant: 'It’s the show I’ve always wanted to do and I can’t believe I’m finally going to be part of it!'

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'The past year has been tough': Strictly Come Dancing's Alex Scott reveals she was subjected to vile racist abuse and death threats from online trolls

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