Super Model threatened with rape and beheading for slamming Piers Morgan

Sick trolls threatened to rape and behead a former model after she criticised Piers Morgan on Twitter.

Jessica Davies, from Cardiff in Wales, says she receives some kind of abuse every time she shares a post on social media.

The influencer has a huge following online, with more than 147,000 followers on Instagram and 162,000 on Twitter.

Jessica once tweeted Morgan and criticised his support of Donald Trump.

She told Wales Online : “He quote retweeted me telling me to shut up or something along those lines.

"I didn't really think much about it, but almost instantly I had this onslaught of abuse.

"I had people telling me they wanted to kill me, saying I should be beheaded. I had one person say they were going to come and find me and rape me.

“It was the first time I thought 'oh, these people could find out where I live and hurt me'."

Sometimes, the abuse has gotten so bad Jessica has contemplated coming off social media altogether.

She said: "Sometimes I do just want to quit everything but I use it for work and to promote myself and also there is a good side of social media.

"I can speak to my friends and family and share things with them as everyone else does and I don't want to be forced off it because people are being mean to me. But to do that, I shouldn't have to put up with trolling."

The abuse got particularly vicious when she got into glamour modelling aged 18.

Jessica added: "My following grew really quickly and with that came more trolling.

"People assume that because I put myself out there and worked as a glamour model, they have the right to comment on my body but what they don't realise is that I'm just like everybody else.

"I don't have loads of confidence, I have insecurities just like everyone else.”

She has now launched a campaign in partnership with the Royal College Of Psychiatrists to encourage people to be kinder to others online.

The Be You Be Kind campaign video was released for mental health awareness week, which ended on May 24.

Jessica said: "I came up with the idea because I wanted to do something for mental health awareness week and I've worked with the college before.

 "I know the phrase Be Kind has been trending a lot recently with Caroline Flack passing away at the beginning of the year, but I noticed recently more and more nasty comments were popping up.

“I wanted to do something just to remind people to be kind and to also make a noise and raise awareness about the comments that people do really get.

"I have a lot of friends in the industry who have also experienced trolling and I wanted to highlight that it happens to people from all walks of life.

"My friend Fenny talks about the horrible abuse he has gotten because he is black and another friend in the video is gay and he talks about the homophobic comments he receives."

Since going live on Friday, the video has had tens of thousands of views and Jessica said she's pleasantly surprised by the positive reaction it has received.


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