The Bachie’s Abbie Chatfield Hits Back At Anonymous Troll Who Called Her ‘Flabby Abbie’

Abbie Chatfield

Abbie Chatfield of The Bachelor has taken to Instagram to hit back at various anonymous trolls from what appears to be the Daily Mail comment section, including one who called her “Flabby Abbie”.

In a post overnight, Chatfield shared a selection of screengrabs showing the comments she’s copped about her body, calling her “fat” and “pathetic” and one even accusing her of “pretending to exercise.”

She wrote:

“It’s been over a year of being in the media to a certain degree and comments like these only get a tiiiiny bit easier. Yes, they’re laughable. Yes, our value doesn’t come from our weight and yes, being “fat” shouldn’t even be a bad word BUT it still sucks. It gets exhausting and I just want it to stop. I want it to stop for me, but also for people who read these comments and think it’s the norm. Speaking about women as objects, analysing their weight and saying you would “take them for a ride” is especially repugnant. Saying all I need to do is stay the “correct” weight is… fucked? It implies that to have worth I need to stay thin, and that my value exists only when I fit into a standard of beauty that is not realistic.”

Her fiery post continued:

“Right now I have put on weight (hellllooooooo uber eats for every meal for 2 weeks) and tbh am struggling to look in the mirror naked, throwing on a towel before I have chance to see myself, I feel like we’ve all been there? I’m actively trying to not suck my stomach in constantly because my lower back pain is out of control from trying to contort my body 24/7 to be more “appealing”. Seeing comments like this about my body constantly just make me feel defeated. It isn’t fair that this is the societal norm, and I am really struggling with my body at the moment so it’s just kicking me while I’m down.”

She ended the post on a positive note, defiantly telling followers to be open about their various insecurities, saying:

“BUT what do I do when I feel insecure? Post the insecurities here so you can all see! Huge GRRR energy.”