The heavily pregnant Skye Wheatley shows off her belly after Instagram rant

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Skye Wheatley lashed out at her Instagram followers for “ rude and nasty ” comments about her bathroom as the renovations for her Gold Coast mansion continue.

And on Thursday, the heavily pregnant influencer seemed to brush away the negative comments with a new photo showing her baby bump.

The former Big Brother star, 27, shared a selfie from her bathroom wearing a black sports bra and matching cycling shorts.

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Ready to go!  The heavily pregnant Skye Wheatley showed off her baby bump in sportswear on Thursday after ranting against her Instagram followers who hit a major 'design flaw' of her Gold Coast mansion renovation earlier this week

Ready to go! The heavily pregnant Skye Wheatley showed off her baby bump in sportswear on Thursday after ranting against her Instagram followers who hit a major ‘design flaw’ of her Gold Coast mansion renovation earlier this week

She posed on her side to show fans she was ready to pop as she revealed her burgeoning belly.

The blonde beauty’s long and luscious locks fell over her shoulders as she pouted her lips for the photo.

The photo of Skye was taken in the same bathroom which sparked discussion among her followers over a minor detail, and sparked an emotional response from the former reality TV star.

Divided opinion: Skye's photo was taken in the same bathroom that sparked discussion among her followers about a minor detail and sparked an emotional response from the former reality TV star

Divided opinion: Skye's photo was taken in the same bathroom that sparked discussion among her followers about a minor detail and sparked an emotional response from the former reality TV star

Divided opinion: Skye’s photo was taken in the same bathroom that sparked discussion among her followers about a minor detail and sparked an emotional response from the former reality TV star

The rant began after Skye shared a photo of her renovated bathroom, which featured a towel rack next to a toilet.

Many commentators debated whether the towel rack was too close to the toilet, and questioned whether ‘poo particles’ would contaminate the towels.

‘The towels are in the toilet because it can’t be put anywhere else … I don’t know why people have to be rude and mean. It’s not your toilet or bathroom, so take a deep breath and move on, ‘Skye shared on her renovation page Instagram Story.

Too close?  The rant started after Skye shared a photo of her renovated bathroom, which featured a towel rack next to a toilet

Too close?  The rant started after Skye shared a photo of her renovated bathroom, which featured a towel rack next to a toilet

Too close? The rant started after Skye shared a photo of her renovated bathroom, which featured a towel rack next to a toilet

“I understand that not everyone has the same taste, but if you do it in a nasty way, it’s like, ‘Do I come to your page to review your house?’” Said Skye.

“If my poop particles travel THIS far, they must be on Guinness World Records, my lord. The only way poo gets on my towels is if I stood on the toilet doing what I did! she raged.

She raised her voice while filming in the echoing bathroom and said, ‘Thank you for taking care of me, but I’ll be the only one singing and sitting on my toilet p **. So thanks for your concern, but we’re fine here!

Detail: Many comments debated whether the towel rack was too close to the toilet, wondering if 'poo particles' would contaminate the towels

Detail: Many comments debated whether the towel rack was too close to the toilet, wondering if 'poo particles' would contaminate the towels

Detail: Many comments debated whether the towel rack was too close to the toilet, wondering if ‘poo particles’ would contaminate the towels

'I'm sorry, I don't want to be ab ** ch': Skye blamed her outrage on her pregnancy hormones, but insisted she was aware that not all of their renovation choices were going to be perfect or practical

'I'm sorry, I don't want to be ab ** ch': Skye blamed her outrage on her pregnancy hormones, but insisted she was aware that not all of their renovation choices were going to be perfect or practical

‘I’m sorry, I don’t want to be ab ** ch’: Skye blamed her outrage on her pregnancy hormones, but insisted she was aware that not all of their renovation choices were going to be perfect or practical

There will be some things that are impractical and not perfect [with the renovations], but we did our best. If you consider how this bathroom used to look, this is for me the most beautiful, most luxurious and comfortable bathroom. ‘

Skye, who is heavily pregnant, added, “I’m sorry, I don’t want to be ab *** h … I’m just really hormonal right now, that’s my excuse.”

Skye and Lachlan, who are expecting their second child this year, have started renovation of the property in November 2019.

Nicely Done: Skye and her partner Lachlan Waugh (above) kept fans in the loop about the renovation, sharing before and after photos of how they turned their crumbling home into a luxury pad

Nicely Done: Skye and her partner Lachlan Waugh (above) kept fans in the loop about the renovation, sharing before and after photos of how they turned their crumbling home into a luxury pad

Nicely Done: Skye and her partner Lachlan Waugh (above) kept fans in the loop about the renovation, sharing before and after photos of how they turned their crumbling home into a luxury pad

Grueling: The couple started renovating the pad in November 2019.  Skye has previously said on Instagram that `` blood, sweat and tears '' went into the renovation

Grueling: The couple started renovating the pad in November 2019.  Skye has previously said on Instagram that `` blood, sweat and tears '' went into the renovation

Grueling: The couple started renovating the pad in November 2019. Skye has previously said on Instagram that “ blood, sweat and tears ” went into the renovation

They’ve kept fans up to date with the renovation process, sharing the before and after photos of how they turned their crumbling home into a luxury pad.

In a previous video blog, Skye told how the ‘abandoned’ mansion came about, saying, ‘No one has lived here for six years.

“The owner was a Chinese man, and he and his wife wanted to send their kids to a nearby school, and they were going to live there, but … it never happened.”

Impressive: the house, known as La Casa Grande, has four bedrooms and a pool and is being renovated in accordance with the Spanish style

Impressive: the house, known as La Casa Grande, has four bedrooms and a pool and is being renovated in accordance with the Spanish style

Impressive: the house, known as La Casa Grande, has four bedrooms and a pool and is being renovated in accordance with the Spanish style

Skye said the couple fell ‘in love’ with the house when they bought it, even though it was so run down it looked ‘spooky’.

The house, known as La Casa Grande, has four bedrooms and a pool and is being renovated in keeping with the Spanish style.

Skye and Lachlan started dating in 2017. In addition to their soon-born son, are the parents of two-year-old son Forest.

Expanding family: Skye is expecting her second child with boyfriend Lachlan.  Pictured with their two-year-old son Forest

Expanding family: Skye is expecting her second child with boyfriend Lachlan.  Pictured with their two-year-old son Forest

Expanding family: Skye is expecting her second child with boyfriend Lachlan. Pictured with their two-year-old son Forest