Jackie Gillies reveals she suffered anxiety over 'horrendous' online

'I've been fat-shamed, called a crazy alcoholic and a bogan': Celebrity psychic Jackie Gillies reveals she suffers from anxiety after 'horrendous' trolling

By Katie Storey For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 00:53 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 02:06 BST, 3 May 2019

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Jackie Gillies has taken a defiant stance against social media by promising to always be her 'authentic' self.

Speaking to this month's Marie Claire magazine, the 38-year-old revealed she has been targeted by keyboard warriors ever since she first appeared on The Real Housewives of Melbourne in 2014. 

Jackie explained that she was warned by her husband, Silverchair drummer Ben Gillies, that she would be targeted online - but was nonetheless shocked by the backlash. 

'I've been fat-shamed, called a crazy alcoholic and a bogan': Celebrity psychic Jackie Gillies has revealed she suffers from anxiety after being targeted by social media trolls

'I've been fat-shamed, called a crazy alcoholic and a bogan': Celebrity psychic Jackie Gillies has revealed she suffers from anxiety after being targeted by social media

Speaking about her experience with , Jackie said: 'When I first started off in TV, I had some anxiety about what people would say about me on social media. 

'I remember my husband, Ben, sat me down and told me, "You're going to have people who love you and people who hate you. 

"Some people are absolute garbage on Twitter and you need to be prepared for them to write s**t about you. Do not read it. Do not take it on."'

Concerns: Jackie was warned by her husband that she would be targeted online for appearing on The Real Housewives of Melbourne, but was nonetheless shocked by the backlash

Concerns: Jackie was warned by her husband that she would be targeted online for appearing on The Real Housewives of Melbourne, but was nonetheless shocked by the

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