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Thursday 2nd April 2020

Emily Atack hits back after being 'body-shamed' by stranger in a restaurant

She couldn't believe it!

I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! star Emily Atack has voiced her frustration after a random man told her to stop eating her dinner because 'starvation suits her'.

The shocking comment came whilst the 28-year-old was eating in a restaurant with pals and she wasted no time in revealing how disgusted she was.

Taking to Twitter, she told her followers: "Some bloke just said to me in a restaurant whilst I was eating my dinner..'No, stop. Starvation suits you.'

Emily was shocked by the unkind comment (Credit: @emilyatackofficial Instagram)

"What in the....!? I would throw my burg at you but that would be a massive waste love."

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The Inbetweeners actress lost around a stone in the jungle, due to a diet of mainly rice and beans.

Emily spoke about her clothes feeling looser in the jungle (Credit: ITV)

Some bloke just said to me in a restaurant whilst I was eating my dinner..'No, stop. Starvation suits you.'

Fans were left absolutely outraged at the insensitive comment she received.

One of her followers tweeted: "Order another one and throw it at him, what a horrible person!"

A second added: "That’s so gross wtf. Please don’t let that comment get to you [because] you’re so gorgeous and perfect, I love you."

Celebrities also rushed to support the star.

Comedian Sarah Millican tweeted: "Oh for [BLEEP] sake", while Kathy Burke retweeted Emily's post.

When she left I'm A Celeb, Emily voiced how important it is to feel confident in your own skin no matter what you look like

Emily came runner-up to Harry in the jungle (Credit: ITV)

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After coming second to Harry Redknapp on the show, an emotional Emily said she had finally learnt to accept herself.

She stated: "I've learned to relax a bit and it is self-acceptance, and do you know what - I will never, ever doubt myself ever again."

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