Danniella Westbrook’s kids are targeted by online trolls

The actress got the police involved after threats to her family

danniella westbrook at the cbb2016 final

by Jadie Troy-Pryde |
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Many celebrities have openly spoken about how they have become targets of online abuse from trolls who do their best to attack and upset them. When living your life in the public eye, it is very easy to fall victim to vicious and nasty messages, be it on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

However, Danniella Westbrook realised the harsh reality of horrible trolls when they began to target her family.

Danniella, 42, recently starred in Celebrity Big Brother and has enjoyed a successful acting career in BBC1’s popular soap, EastEnders.

danniella westbrook in eastenders
Danniella Westbrook ©BBC

But when one Twitter user wrote to her children, Kai and Jody, she immediately enlisted the help of her fans to track down the troll.

In the message, user asked the youngsters: “Would you like a copy of a truth book about the real Danniella Westbrook – interviews by her exes, friends and family. Out 26th August 2016.”

Offensive messages appear to have been directed at Danniella, too, and she called on her Twitter following to help her catch the person behind the abuse.

“Anyone know this troll threatening myself my family my kids my followers police involved but share and message me if you know her she’s one sick cookie,” Danniella posted on her account.

She later thanked her fans for their help and support and informed them that she had taken action by contacting the police.

Danniella recently returned to Walford for the funeral of her on-screen mum, Peggy Mitchell.

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