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Lucie Donlan was recently forced to contact the police after receiving daily death threats from trolls online she revealed on Sunday.
It’s been two years since Lucie, 23, appeared on the ITV2 dating show but the star admitted online abuse is worse now than it was in 2019.
Speaking to The Sun, she said: ‘ It’s made me really anxious. When I came off the show, I was so busy that I never really had time to look at my phone. But this year it felt much harder to escape the comments.’
Traumatic: Lucie Donlan was recently forced to contact the police after receiving daily death threats from trolls online she revealed on Sunday
Lucie revealed the daily death threats were from the same accounts each day and the comments made her feel nervous enough to contact the police.
Of the ordeal she said: ‘I’m lucky, I’ve got great people around me. As well as my family and boyfriend, Maura [Higgins] is great to talk to because she’s so strong.’
The star has been dating winter Love Island star Luke Mabbott, 25, for a year after sliding in his DMs when he left the show single.
Lucie revealed in the candid interview that she thinks Luke is husband material and everything she has been looking for in a man.
‘Its made me really anxious’: Its been two years since Lucie, 23, appeared on the ITV2 dating show but the star admitted online abuse is worse now than it was in 2019 (pictured in 2019)
It comes after Lucie previously told the MailOnline she fancied Luke as soon as she saw him on the winter season of Love Island.
She said: ‘I fancied him when I first saw him walk into the villa. I saw him and was like ‘wow, he’s perfectly my type.
‘I watched him the whole time he was on the show and I just thought he was perfect. He was such a lovely gentleman as well.
‘I’m lucky, I’ve got great people around me’: Lucie gushed that her family and boyfriend Luke Mabbott have been supporting her throughout the ordeal (pictured with Luke)
‘When I saw he was single I messaged him. I saw he was single and I just thought ‘I’ve got to shoot my shot’ – you’ve got to go for what you want.
‘The day we first met we just knew it was meant to be which is really crazy when you meet someone at first.
‘He brings out the best in me because I haven’t stopped smiling since we met.’
The bombshell’s boyfriend recently revealed he wanted to ‘marry’ her as he responded to a post on her Stories.
Besotted: Lucie found love with 2020 Love Island contestant Luke after sliding in his DMs and went public with the romance last summer
The blonde had taken to her Instagram Stories to ask her followers about what their dreams were.
But among the responses was one from her partner, who simply wrote: ‘To marry you’, alongside an engagement ring and blue heart emoji.
The model has been loved up with Redcar native Luke ever since they went public with their romance last summer.
The Justin Bieber-lookalike was a finalist on season six of the ITV dating show in January 2020, while the sportswoman appeared on season five of the show in 2019.
Wedding bells? The bombshell’s boyfriend recently revealed he wanted to ‘marry’ her as he responded to a post on her Stories
Source: DUK News