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Pregnant Hayley Tamaddon hits back at cruel troll as she shows off blossoming baby bump

You go, girl!

Actress Hayley Tamaddon has defended herself against a cruel troll who told the star to “put it away” after she shared a picture of her growing baby bump.

Posting to Twitter, 42-year-old Hayley told her followers: “Almost 24 weeks and feeling the stretch now.”

Hayley told followers she’s proud to show off the baby bump she never thought she’d have (Credit: Instagram)

She added: “I’m smothered in @mammamio every little kick and punch is getting stronger. Feels incredibly and weirdly wonderful!”

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However, not all of the former Emmerdale and Coronation Street star’s followers were happy for the star, who has been open about her fertility struggles.

Replying to Hayley, one follower said: “Ok, you’re pregnant. Now, put it away.”

The actress announced her engagement in May (Credit: Instagram)

Not content to brush the comment off, Hayley decided to stick up for herself and told the troll: “No thanks… I’m quite happy keeping it out thanks.”

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Hayley went on to explain: “Feel the best I’ve ever felt and quite proud to show it off – the baby bump I never thought I’d ever have.”

At almost 24 weeks Hayley said she was feeling the stretch (Credit: Instagram)

The star’s followers were quick to jump to her defence, with one tweeting: “People who say such rude things like that will only do so in front of their computer screens.”

However, the troll wasn’t about to let it go. She replied: “No, if I saw a pregnant woman in person like that I would tell her to put it away.”

Others sent Hayley messages of congratulations and told the star she looked “beautiful”.

“Thanks you wonderful bunch!” Hayley tweeted. “Besides [follower’s name] of course… and 2 other trolls I’ve blocked!”

Hayley was quick to defend herself against an online troll named Linda (Credit: Twitter)

The actress also thanked her fans for their “lovely positive” messages.

She added: “No one has the right to tell us women what to do with our bodies. And if I wanna show off my bump… I’m gonna.”

Hayley announced that she was expecting her first baby with boyfriend Adrian back in April. Just a month later, she announced that her “wonderful boyfriend” had proposed.

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