Alex Scott has revealed how she was inundated with death and rape threats after being rumoured to present A Question Of Sport.
Speaking to the current Strictly star, Alex admitted the trolling even left her scared of living alone.
What did Alex Scott say?
Speaking to Clara, the former footballer explained: “It was like every day, every day when I was coming off I was just getting this wave and this wave.
“And then like I said, then there were death threats and rape threats. I live on my own and I’m like, I can’t even.
Then there were death threats and rape threats
“Who can I even speak to about this? I don’t want my mum to worry.
“I don’t want, like how I said people to feel like I can’t handle myself or I can’t handle this business because what?”
The star admitted she turned to drink after the trolling became so bad.
However, Alex soon decided to “use her voice” and “fight for change”.
She went on: “I’m in a position where I can keep having these conversations.
“I know I’ve got a role and I have to play; I have a platform and it’s my responsibility to use my platform in the right way.”
Is Alex hosting A Question Of Sport?
A source told The Sun: “Alex is being lined up as host, as a direct replacement for Sue.”
The pair reportedly enjoyed a “cosy candlelit meal” together in London back in September.
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