The vitriol that women face on social media is downright exhausting. Tennis champion Jelena Dokic is the latest victim when bullies commented on her weight like that’s any of their business.
Jelena Dokic, Olympian and tennis champion, has taken to Instagram to bite back at online bullies who made cruel comments about her weight. There was even an article about it in the Serbian press, she says.
She addressed them in an Instagram post last night, with something she and other women should never have to say: stop thinking you have the right to comment on a woman’s appearance.
“I have talked about my weight and not a lot of people have done that publicly,” she wrote in the caption, making reference to her 50kg weight loss with Jenny Craig last year.
“Now I am also going to be honest, but I also feel like I need to address the negative attention around what people think I should look like. And here is my message to you: GET OVER IT. Leave me and my physical appearance alone.”
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She continued: “To all the