By Brittany Chain For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 12:18 BST, 11 October 2020 | Updated: 13:37 BST, 11 October 2020
Erin Molan once feared a troll who wished her and her baby dead had broken into her home in the middle of the night to attack her.
The Channel Nine sports presenter, best known for her role with the NRL, has long been the victim of online trolling but said it was comments about her unborn daughter, Eliza, which pushed her to campaign against bullying.
She is urging police to take a tougher stance against Trolls, and said prosecuting 'just five of them' would be enough to end the majority of online abuse.
Prior to Eliza's birth in 2018, Molan revealed she often ignored misogynistic and abusive comments made about her online.
During an interview with 60 Minutes, the 38-year-old said she was forced to stop reading NRL websites because of the constant stream of bullying.
'Every single one was either that I was a woman, that I was ugly, that I looked like a sl*t, that I'd never played the game, that I belong in the kitchen,' she said.
'About different footballers that I've had dalliances with, about bosses at Channel 9 that I must have slept with. It's just vile.'
But one troll in particular 'took it too far' by sending her a message which read 'I wish you a f**king stillborn and you die in the process, hip, hip, hooray'.
The message took her to 'some pretty dark places,' Molan revealed.
'It just really