The politician appeared on the ITV show this morning to talk about the levels of abuse she’d been getting, which is revealed to have accounted for half of all abuse received by MPs.
Susanna, 46, could be heard gasping after Diane, 63, repeated some of the horrendous abuse including a racial slur and a swear word.
The presenter asked her: “I think whatever anyone thinks of politics, differing political views, the fact that you received almost half of all the abusive tweets sent in the run-up to the general election - 45 per cent - is just completely unacceptable, intolerable.”Related articles
Diane explained: “We knew we were getting a lot of the online abuse, but we also knew other MPs spoke about it also. But when we discovered that we were getting half of the abuse…
“When I say abuse, it