Loyal Josie Gibson fans pile on troll who insults her appearance on This Morning
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Loyal Josie Gibson fans pile on troll who insults her appearance on This Morning

Claimed they "love" presenter before tweeting "nasty" comment

Josie Gibson fans defended the This Morning star earlier today as a troll criticised her over her appearance.

The Twitter user claimed to be a fan of 37-year-old Josie as they made the ‘needless’ comment.

Ex Big Brother winner Josie joined co-host Alison Hammond for the show, filling in for regular Friday co-host Dermot O’Leary.

Many fans were delighted to see Josie on their screens. However, not everyone agreed – and gave her stick about their opinion on her looks, too.

Josie Gibson: This Morning appearance alongside Alison Hammond was confirmed on Thursday's show
Josie Gibson appeared on This Morning with Alison Hammond (Credit: This Morning YouTube)

Josie Gibson on This Morning: What was the tweet about her appearance?

The viewer who made the “nasty” comment tweeted the offending remarks within twenty minutes of Friday’s show starting.

They also made their feelings clear on Alison’s role on the daytime ITV series.

But it was what they had to say about Josie that was picked up and slammed by other viewers.

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Furthermore, it seems they were not impressed by today’s programme in general, either.

They claimed: “I’ve not watched This Morning for a while and see I’ve not missed much.

“Alison I love but not for this. And Josie I also love but my God what’s happened? She’s aged.”

One troll claimed about Josie: "She's aged"
Troll claims Josie ‘has aged’ (Credit: This Morning YouTube)

How viewers reacted

The objectionable post came in for swift condemnation from fans sticking up for Josie.

One person fumed the comments were ‘needless’ and beyond their comprehension.

I don’t understand why women put other women down.

They seethed: “How nasty! She looks fantastic.

“I don’t understand why women put other women down.”

Another annoyed Twitter user replied: “God forbid anyone should age! How dare she!

“Imagine a world where aging made us look younger! Has that happened in your world?”

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A third aggrieved observer echoed those comments, hitting back: “#ThisMorning as if a woman is having a go at another woman for aging!”

And a fourth person responded: “I think Josie looks great myself. Women should support other women.”

Good to see the Josie army out in force!

This Morning airs on ITV, weekdays, from 10am.

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