Stacey Dooley quits Twitter after getting fed up of reading negative comments and now ‘feels so much better’

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Stacey Dooley has revealed she's stopped using Twitter after being bombarded with negative comments from trolls on the social media site.

The presenter, who is set to star on The Great Celebrity Bake Off, admitted she feels so much better after making a decision that was right for her.

Speaking to You magazine, the 34 year old explained: "I feel so much better for it.

"I said to Kev [Kevin Clifton], there were some days where I'd get up and the first thing I'd do is look at my phone and read something not very pleasant about myself.

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"And then when I went to bed, the last thing I'd do is look at my phone and read another negative comment."

The television personality went on to explain that if these comments were made to her face in real life, she would not take it lying down.

"So I'd be starting and finishing the day reading unkind things about myself," Stacey continued.

"And I think, if I was a person saying it in my bed, I'd be in an abusive relationship and I wouldn't put up with it."

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The Strictly Come Dancing star has been on television since she was 20 and is now less bothered about what people think of her than she was at the beginning of her career.

"Certainly, over the past couple of years, my life has changed in quite a significant way. I'd just turned 20 when I did my first TV gig," she divulged.

"I'm 34 now. The last three or four years, I've sort of found my flow and I feel less a***d about what people think of me."

Stacey has been in a relationship with dancer Kevin for the last two years after they were paired together on Strictly Come Dancing and went on to win the show.

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The couple decided to move in together, with Kevin, 38, moving into Stacey's flat before the pair purchased their very own West London house together.

The professional dancer, who admitted he would return to Strictly Come Dancing, revealed in 2020 that he had begged bosses to pair him with the red-haired beauty after being a fan of her work.

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Speaking to his girlfriend on his podcast, The Kevin Clifton Podcast, he shared: "I was a fan of your documentaries and for the last couple of years I’d tweeted you a few times, going ‘I really liked your documentary’, and you were like, ‘Oh cheers Kev!’

"So yeah, I was like ‘Stacey Dooley’s wicked. She’ll be really interesting… great just to talk to about her experiences."

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