Sasha Attwood has mentioned she was despatched 200 loss of life threats a day throughout Euro 2020, lots of them from teenaged women.
The girlfriend of England footballer Jack Grealish mentioned social media is “poisonous” and that it’s “actually unhappy” youngsters as younger as 13 thought it was acceptable to ship abuse on-line.
Attwood, a 25-year-old mannequin, mentioned she retains non-public issues off social media “as a result of individuals are so imply”.
She added: “This entire factor because it’s come out has simply proven me that individuals are actually so imply.
“Genuinely, I used to be receiving, like, 200 loss of life threats a day. I am not even exaggerating once I say that.
“So many messages, each single day, and I nonetheless get them now, all day every single day: ‘I hope you die’, ‘I hope you get most cancers and die’, ‘I hope your entire household die’, ‘I hope the subsequent time while you’re within the automotive you crash it and die’, ‘I hope after Wembley you die’.”
She mentioned: “I by no means realised how unhealthy it truly was, and the scary factor is it is younger women.
“I might go on these women’ accounts who’ve despatched me stuff they usually’re actually like 13, 14, and it is so unhappy.
“I try to put it right down to age, however then I believe I used to be by no means like that at that age. I by no means despatched a message like that.
“I simply assume it is so poisonous, social media, and it is actually unhappy that these generations are rising up considering that it is okay to say issues like that.”
The Solar reported that Instagram has launched an investigation following Ms Attwood’s remarks and that TikTok had eliminated feedback highlighted by the newspaper.
England misplaced the ultimate of the European Championship to Italy on penalties.