In a recent Instagram outburst, Gemma Atkinson, 34, snapped back at trolls targeting her parenting skills on the popular social media platform. The post in question simply read, “on your mark, get set, go f*** yourself,” as the new mother listed the range of criticisms and suggestions she’s received from online trolls. “She shouldn’t have a dummy. It’s not cold enough for a hat. I hope you’re breastfeeding. Get a proper pram. Can’t believe you wake her to feed…” were listed by the actress and radio host as she took the online trolls to task. In the post, she continued, “Above is just a small list of what’s been said to me on here since having Mia…So, to those people who seem to be the unqualified experts when it comes to being a mum, the above is for you,” in reference to the stark proclamation contained in the posted photo.
Gemma who is currently in a relationship with Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer Gorka Marquez, announced news of her pregnancy on Instagram in February 2019. She gave birth to daughter Mia on the 4th of July. Gemma rose to prominence during her role of Lisa Hunter in the hit Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks. In 2011, Gemma appeared as Tamzin in Casualty, making a limited number of appearances. In 2015, Gemma appeared on ITV soap Emmerdale as Carly Hope, playing the role for two years. Gemma’s portfolio also includes theatre appearances, film appearances, reality television and glamour modelling. She was famously dating footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, during the early part of his tenure at Manchester United. She met her current partner, Gorka Marquez, as the two worked closely together on the 2017 series of Strictly Come Dancing.