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Georgia Toffolo defends herself against “vile” comments in Instagram pic row

I'm A Celebrity winner says fans were in the wrong

Georgia Toffolo has hit back at online critics who claimed she had “0 [zero] class” after she posted a picture of herself wearing her new coat on social media.

The I’m A Celebrity winner, 23, shared a snap with her Instagram followers yesterday, in which she was seen enjoying a seaside stroll in a huge brown jacket with fluffy trim.

However, some people must’ve assumed that the coat contained animal fur, as the pic provoked a number of dissenting comments.

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The Made In Chelsea star was promoting the coat for the Hidden Fashion brand (Credit: Georgia Toffolo/Instagram)

Toff was only crowned Queen of the Jungle last week, but she’s clearly already in demand with companies wanting her to promote their products.

She captioned her picture: “Wrapped up for a walk along the seafront this evening. I’m so warm in my new @hiddenfashionofficial jacket.

“It’s been so lovely to be in Devon this weekend – back to London early tomorrow morning. I LOVE this time of year!”

But while many people were smitten with the coat – it reportedly sold out very soon after the post was uploaded – some found it distinctly distasteful.

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One follower quizzed: “Hope that’s not a dead animal u wearing huni?”

Another sneered: “Real fur… pro fox hunting. Oh dear, people are starting to turn on you, and for all the right reasons. 0 class.”

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She later hit back with a terse declaration (Credit: Georgia Toffolo/Instagram)

And a third predicted: “She will lose a lot of fans. Maybe she should watch a fox being torn apart alive then say she still thinks it’s ‘Great’.”

According to Hidden Fashion’s website, the coat Toff was wearing is, in fact, made of “95 per cent polyester, five per cent elastane”.

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And the star – not known for being a wallflower – quickly fired back a retort at her detractors.

The Made In Chelsea star later uploaded a picture of herself wearing a very real-looking ‘fur’ coat.

Alongside it was a caption that read: “Before everyone starts being vile, everything is faux.”

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