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Countryfile star Julia Bradbury hits back after weight loss criticism

The mum-of-three had a message for the 'haters'

Gemma Strong

Julia Bradbury has returned to social media with a message for the "thin haters". The 50-year-old posted a snapshot showing her in a sports bra and shorts and holding a shake.

She wrote: "To all the thin haters: last night I had tagliatelle pasta + sea bass followed by Tirasimu ice cream.

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"Today, tumeric & ginger, porridge oats + dates & this protein/collagen shake, ready for my exercise. Can't 'fatten up' my collar bones & have stripey work tan!"

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Julia's fans were quick to applaud her response, with one telling the star: "Sorry Julia u have had 2 post this. It's no one's business & u certainly shouldn't/don't have 2 explain in any way. Ur healthy, u eat healthy & happy that's great. 2 ppl sayin owt- @ the end of the day we are all different & NO ONE SHOULD BE BODY SHAMING ANYONE! ….."

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Julia hit back at 'thin haters' with a new photo

A second wrote: "For years I was 7 stone which people believed gave them the right to comment on my weight. The worst one was 'painfully thin'. Now I'm 10 stone, people think it's a compliment to say, 'have you lost weight, you look healthy'. Do not ever comment on people's weight!"

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A third added: "Another skinny Minnie here! As long as you're happy and healthy is all that matters! I eat more than most men if I'm honest….but I'm still told to go and eat a pie! Haters are going to hate. Ignore them."

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The star had received some criticism after sharing this bikini photo

And a fourth said: "Hey lady, you are in fab shape & an inspiration to millions. Me & my wife were walking the Scarborough/Filey/Whitby coast last week & whenever it got tough we said 'What would Julia do?' and we ploughed on through. Keep doing what you do #inspiration."

It comes after Julia received some unkind comments on a bikini photo she shared on social media. The TV star had posed for a snapshot as she sunbathed in a black string bikini, wearing oversized sunglasses and an array of necklaces, while lying on a striped towel. "It's all about the #stacation #saturdayvibes Love & sun," she told fans.

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