Disabled blogger who was told that she & # 39; was too ugly for selfies & # 39; cruel trolls post challenging photos on Twitter – and thousands of praise her for & # 39; possession of the abuse & # 39;
- Melissa Blake, 37, posted trio selfies on Twitter in challenging riposts for trolls
- Blogger from Illinois revealed that she was told that she & # 39; was too ugly for selfies & # 39;
- Blake, who is disabled, has watched her followers jump by nearly 10,000 and around 106,000 people have already enjoyed her latest selfies
- In August, Twitter trolls called her a & # 39; blob fish & # 39; after seeing her profile photo
- She told her followers: & # 39; I'm getting so tired of people (read: men) that they think it's good to offend a woman's appearance & # 39;
A handicapped writer posted a series of smiling photos after cruel Twitter trolls told her she was & # 39; too ugly for selfies & # 39 ;.
Melissa Blake, 38, from Illinois, said she was constantly subjected to insulting remarks, with a troll that said she looked like a & # 39; blob fish & # 39 ;.
Blake, who writes a blog called So what I said, revealed that trolls had told her last month that & # 39; hair should be banned from posting selfies because I'm too ugly & # 39 ;.
After placing three selfies on her twitter on Sunday, Blake said she was stunned by the positive response after more than 104,000 people liked her photos.
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The Illinois writer, Melissa Blake, posted a trio of selfies on her Twitter account in response to online trolls who had previously told her that they & # 39; banned & # 39; needed to post photos of themselves because they & # 39; are too ugly & # 39; is
The disabled blogger, 37, who was born with Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome, a genetic bone and muscle disorder, said she was stunned by the support of more than 106,000 people who liked her selfies so far, with many comments that she had the abuse & # 39; possessed & # 39;
Blake re-posted her August thread, responding to those who had hounded her, saying: & I am so tired of people (read: men) that they think it is good to change a woman's appearance insult & # 39;
Hundreds have commented on the photos, in which the writer, dressed in a colorful polo shirt, smiles at the camera.
Praised to hit her trolls back, many fans called her & # 39; brave & # 39; and said that posting the selfies was a way to own & # 39; the abuse & # 39 ;.
Blake was born with Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome, a genetic bone and muscle disorder, and says that while undergoing 26 operations because of her condition, she refuses to be defined by her disability.
Write on her Twitter account, Blake said: “During the last round of Trollgate, people said I should be banned from posting pictures of myself because I'm too ugly. So I just want to commemorate the occasion with these 3 selfies. & # 39;
Some who read Blake & # 39; s thread said they should appear on The Ellen Show to tell her story
A social media user, @DenisseROlivara, wrote: & # 39; Rock on @melissablake (and let the selfies come). Haters will hate, and they care about them anyway. & # 39;
@BarriePorter agreed and wrote: & # 39; People who decide to be trolls are disgusted by me. I love the positivity that this tweet gets and it is really earned! Ignore the trolls, they have no purpose in society. & # 39;
Others called for The Ellen Show to give her a place to stay. @carocortazar tweeted the show and said: & # 39; You have to interview this great woman @TheEllenShow & # 39 ;.
@annaleekain wrote: & # 39; Hello !! Add to the choir of people who say that you are beautiful, amazing and also a great writer! I just read 85 of your blog posts because I couldn't stop. I look forward to reading more! & # 39;
In August, Melissa published about the negative reaction she had had on her physical appearance, saying that it was mostly men who attacked her appearance.
She wrote: & # 39; I get so tired of people (read: men) that they think it's good to offend a woman's appearance. Yes, my handicap makes me look different. Trust me, I know that. & # 39;
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