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Trolls Tell Woman She’s ‘Too Ugly’ To Be Posting Pics Of Her Face, She Responds With 3 Selfies
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Trolls Tell Woman She’s ‘Too Ugly’ To Be Posting Pics Of Her Face, She Responds With 3 Selfies

Melissa Blake is a freelance writer covering relationships, disabilities and pop culture and has been featured on sites such as CNN and Cosmopolitan. She also has a popular blog called ‘So About What I Said,‘ where she gives inspiring personal insights into living with Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome, a genetic bone and muscular disorder that she has had since birth.

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As well as her specialist subjects Melissa often makes forays into politics too, giving her thoughts and opinions on a variety of issues.

Unfortunately, while her opinions are just as valid as anyone else’s, some people decided to cruelly make fun of her disability after she wrote an op-ed about the president.

Sadly, Melissa has had to endure much of this kind of abuse throughout her career – some people are simply assholes.

Despite the hurtful comments though, she refuses to let the cowardly bullies – hiding behind their fake names and profile pics – get her down. Her response to the latest round of ‘trollgate’ was a clear indication of that.

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While it’s easy to despair for the state of humanity and the sheer evil of these people, the horrible comments brought good people out in defense of Melissa and her work. This kind of support, love and basic humanity is what we need in these difficult times, where online bullying culture is getting louder and emboldened by certain high-profile people who encourage it.

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What do you think? Have you ever been bullied by trolls online? What can we do to ensure a more civil discourse on the internet? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

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Jo Choto
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2 years ago

Cannot believe that people would go on a public forum to insult someone's appearance, and a person with a disability too. What sad, low, pathetic subhumans they are.

Martha Meyer
Community Member
2 years ago

That's what their idol Trump does. Remember when he mocked that journalist in a wheelchair for his spasms by imitating the spasm - all while standing on a podium in fron of thousands of people AND being filmed for tv?

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Neon Petra
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2 years ago

Seriously people. The only ones ugly are the ones being horrible.

Jo Bebe
Community Member
2 years ago

Reaped what she sows? That is no reason for people to be ugly to her, they are just as responsible for their actions. They too shall reap :(

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Pamela24
Community Member
2 years ago

How can anyone think this is an ok thing to say to anybody ever?! How?! You rock Melissa! I want to see more of those selfies!

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Jo Choto
Community Member
2 years ago

Cannot believe that people would go on a public forum to insult someone's appearance, and a person with a disability too. What sad, low, pathetic subhumans they are.

Martha Meyer
Community Member
2 years ago

That's what their idol Trump does. Remember when he mocked that journalist in a wheelchair for his spasms by imitating the spasm - all while standing on a podium in fron of thousands of people AND being filmed for tv?

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Neon Petra
Community Member
2 years ago

Seriously people. The only ones ugly are the ones being horrible.

Jo Bebe
Community Member
2 years ago

Reaped what she sows? That is no reason for people to be ugly to her, they are just as responsible for their actions. They too shall reap :(

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Pamela24
Community Member
2 years ago

How can anyone think this is an ok thing to say to anybody ever?! How?! You rock Melissa! I want to see more of those selfies!

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