Ferne McCann says she is the topic of a “harassment marketing campaign designed to intimidate and discredit” her.
A consultant for the 32-year-old actuality TV star spoke out after voice notes from the fact TV star have been launched, which characteristic Ferne reportedly mocking the looks Sophie Corridor, who was the sufferer of an acid assault by Ferne’s ex Arthur Collins.
A spokesperson for Ferne advised The Solar newspaper: “These voice messages are a part of a wider harassment marketing campaign designed to intimidate and discredit Ferne.
“They’re topic to an ongoing investigation being carried out by Essex Police.
“As such, Ferne is unable to remark aside from to say she affords her deepest sympathies for the misery and harm this case is inflicting Ms Corridor.”
A supply near Ferne beforehand stated: “The particular person releasing the personal voice recordings is attempting to destroy Ferne.
“It isn’t simply hurting Ferne, it’s hurting the folks being talked about. Ferne’s very conscious of that.
“The reality is that Ferne has big sympathy with Arthur’s victims and what they’ve been by. She admires their braveness.
“The police are persevering with their investigation into the leaker.”
Sophie beforehand stated: “Why ought to anybody who has been so merciless be given the platform to tear others down?
“ITV don’t simply have to take motion for my sake, however for different leaked voice notes.
“Those which have been physique shaming and so unkind.
Ferne herself has stated earlier than that she struggles together with her personal look. So to be commenting on how another person seems to be — regardless if it was by no means meant to be heard — is incorrect.
“My family and friends are as horrified as I’m. They’ve been extremely supportive.
“I’d ask Ferne, ‘What have I ever achieved to you? Why are you concentrating on me, when all I’ve been attempting to do is make a constructive out of a horrible and traumatic expertise that I sincerely hope nobody ever has to undergo of their lifetime?’.”