Former Bachelorette Brooke Blurton has slammed trolls who criticised her for letting down” Indigenous women after uploading a photo of herself wearing a g-string.
On Tuesday, Blurton uploaded a selection of photos of her at the beach wearing a g-string. Some fans expressed their less than favourable opinions in the comments section of the photo.
Now, the reality star has taken to her stories to slam the commenters, telling her followers that they are “not entitled” to her life.
“I hate when I’m made to feel like sh*t for posting something that’s actually really meaningful for me. Like, I love the ocean and I spend a lot of time at the ocean.”
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“I’m just so sick of people making me feel like shit for doing the things that I love and kind of feel entitled to everything of my life. You’re not, I’m a fucking stranger to you.”
“You are not entitled to our life and I’m so sick of being told what to do and when to do it.”
Blurton, a proud Noongar-Yamatji woman, was referring to a now-deleted comment on her Instagram photo that said she was “letting down” Aboriginals by wearing a skimpy bathing suit.
“Okay so the comment for me was screaming internalised misogyny and a very old way of thinking,” she explained in the video.
“But the thing is, I never want to let down any young Aboriginal girls. And for me, I’m always just promoting a positive, healthy lifestyle and relationships and trying to be the best role model I can be.”
Blurton was the first bi-sexual lead on any international version of The Bachelor and starred as The Bachelorette in 2021. She gave contestant Darvid Garayeli, her final rose, but the relationship only lasted a few months outside of the mansion before the couple decided to split.
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