Ex Blue band member Lee Ryan has expressed his concern for Roxanne Pallett.
He gave his opinion on Instagram when he noticed some of his followers discussing the Celebrity Big Brother punch row.
Last night was the opening night of @strictlycomedancing2018 !!!! ❤️ I am so happy to be on the show! I was smiling ear to ear! I’ve been in this industry since I was 16 years old.. made some mistakes along the way but without them I wouldn’t be the man I am today. Looking around last night I felt proud of myself for what I’ve over come and was so grateful to be here still... But hey, If the mountain ⛰ was smooth, you couldn’t climb it..... much love to you all and thanks for the love and support ❤️⛰🕺🌎❤️
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Referring to what he described as a "witch hunt" the since deleted comments reportedly read:
"No one is that nasty and vindictive without some kind of mental health issue."
"I’m not sticking up for her at all but people seem to choose support mental health but when seen the truth and ugliness of what real mental health is and it’s direct result they get their rotten fruit at the ready. The girl clearly has some mental health issues. She don’t need to be pinned to a post for you all to enjoy."
"Not saying what (Roxanne) did was in anyway right at all… but nor is kicking the sh*t out of someone who is troubled and clearly needs professional help."
"I agree and it’s awful – I’ve had it done to me in a similar way. But it’s not ok for people to go at her like this… what if she kills herself through the onslaught?"
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It was announced this week that Roxanne would be stepping down from her Minster FM radio show with immediate effect.
She has presented their breakfast show alongside co-host Ben Fry since February.
The station confirmed Roxanne was leaving "to take some time out and reflect on recent events".