‘I’m not a slapper, I’m not hungover and I am not breastfeeding’: Labour shadow minister Tracy Brabin hits back at online trolls after they slammed her for wearing an off-the-shoulder dress in the House of Commons
- Shadow culture secretary Tracy Brabin confronted over off-the-shoulder dress
- Twitter user sent tweet saying: ‘Is this really appropriate attire for parliament?’
- She replied: ‘I can confirm I’m not…. A slag, Hungover, A tart … A slapper’
A Labour shadow minister lashed out at Twitter trolls today saying she was not ‘a slapper’ after being criticised for wearing an off-the-shoulder outfit in the House of Commons.
Shadow culture secretary and former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin was subjected to a wave of online abuse after she wore a black dress that exposed one shoulder during a debate last night.
One Twitter user shared a photograph of her wearing the outfit and asked: ‘Is this really appropriate attire for parliament?’
In a sharply worded response posted on Twitter, she said: ‘Sorry I don’t have time to reply to all of you commenting on this but I can confirm I’m not….
‘A slag, Hungover, A tart, About to breastfeed, A slapper, Drunk, Just been banged over a wheelie bin.
‘Who knew people could get so emotional over a shoulder…’
Ms Brabin, who played Tricia Armstrong in the ITV soap between 1994 and 1997, won her seat in October 2016, following a by-election after the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox.
Shadow culture secretary Tracy Brabin took matters into her own hands after being confronted over an an off-the-shoulder dress she chose to wear during a debate last night
Ms Brabin was raising a point of order in the Commons on Downing Street’s decision to order senior journalists from some of the UK’s major news organisations to leave before a briefing on Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans when she spoke at the despatch box wearing the outfit.
In a further debate on the subject today she said: ‘It is concerning that Boris Johnson seems to be resorting to tactics imported from Donald Trump to hide from scrutiny.’
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