Love Island’s Belle Hassan says she ‘can’t take it anymore’ after being ‘punched in the face and abused’
Love Island’s Belle Hassan has raised concerns after revealing that she was “punched in the face and abused” in an outspoken and emotional Instagram post.
The reality TV star, 26, took to social media on Saturday to say she ‘can’t take it anymore’ after the incident and that she ‘is fed up with trying to stay strong “.
The beauty said she was “constantly pitched” by girls for her appearance on the ITV dating show, before saying she was planning to take a social media hiatus.
Upset: Love Island’s Belle Hassan raised concerns after revealing she was “punched in the face and abused” in an outspoken and emotional Instagram post
Sharing a photo of herself in a flashing outfit as she prepared to travel to a winter wonderland, Belle wrote on Instagram: âIt’s so sad to think this happy pic went wrong. so quickly because of an attack related to Love Island.
‘It’s so sad to think because of how little time I spent on a kinky TV show that I will never be able to live my life again without getting punched in the face for no reason or going out without girls starting on me and mistreat me for no reason.
“I’m sick of having to stand up for myself to prove that I don’t agree with people and try to stay strong to show that I’m not an idiot to anyone who asks.
âThis is my reality and I’m sick of trying to stay strong.
Tough: The reality TV star, 26, took to social media on Saturday to say she ‘can’t take it anymore’ after the incident and that she is’ fed up with trying to stay strong “
“It’s what I manage week after week and hide from my social media because I don’t want anyone to see this side of reality TV, but it’s my truth and now I’m taking time for it.” moment.
“I’m done because honestly, I can’t take it anymore mentally and physically.”
She captioned the post: “For now, I’m done. Tonight has really made me achieve a lot.
Incident: Beauty said she was ‘constantly pitched’ by girls for appearing on the ITV dating show, before saying she was planning to take a social media hiatus
‘I do not want to talk. I don’t want to explain myself. When I’m ready I’ll be back and explain to you, but for now I’m taking time, hope you all can understand this and support me during this time.
‘I love you and I thank everyone who has always supported me on this crazy journey. But for now, I need some time to process things.
Belle – who is the daughter of Football Factory actor Tamer Hassan, 53 – appeared on the 2019 Love Island series where she had a romance with Anton Danyluk.
Star: She said, “I’m sick of having to stand up for myself to prove that I’m not a *** to people and I try to stay strong to show that I’m not an idiot to anyone out there. ask “
Fans and famous faces were quick to read the comments to verify that she was okay.
One of them said, ‘I really hope you’re okay Belle, so sorry you have trouble with idiots who are just jealous. So sad to hear that trying another reality TV star had to endure hate online.
Another wrote: “I send you love, kisses and hugs to my darling daughter”, while a third said: “I hope you are well”.
It comes after Belle revealed earlier this year that she spent her teenage years self-harming, following a hate campaign by her ex-boyfriend from school.
Genre: Fans and famous faces were quick to check the comments to verify she was okay
She told The Sun that she “went through a very long phase of self-loathing” and that she “would look in the mirror and think I was absolutely disgusting.”
Belle said: “It started around the age of 13 and continued until I was 19. I felt worthless and had all this anger that I had to let go.”
âIt was also about punishment because I hated myself so much. I hated myself for not being what I wanted to be, and self-harm became my way of expressing this pain.
Belle hid her self-harm by wearing clothes that covered her scars, keeping the trauma from her father and the rest of her family so they wouldn’t question her about it.
The ex-Love Islander believes the ordeal was triggered by a specific boy.
âHe was lovely at first, but when I parted ways with him he got really horrible and it affected my life terribly,â she continued. âHe had to be taken out of all my lessons because he was constantly abusing me, shouting things like ‘You f ** king sl * g’ and calling me ugly.
âWhen someone tells you that over and over again at such a young age, you start to believe it. My opinion of myself started to change.
Not meant to be: Belle was paired with Anton Danyluk on Love Island 2019, but that romance didn’t last outside of the villa
Belle was paired with Anton on Love Island 2019, but that romance didn’t last outside of the villa.
After rising to prominence on the ITV2 show, she took part in a candid discussion about her mental health with her Hollywood hardman dad on his Family Business podcast.
Revealing how difficult things were for her when she was younger, a clearly emotional Belle said, “It’s not something that is easy for me to talk about. I don’t mind talking about it. but it’s not easy.
âAs you know dad, when I was a kid, I went through a stage of self-harm. For me, it was something that I really struggled with, and again, it all came from somethingâ¦ ‘
Belle could then be heard struggling to pull herself together, as her father told the audience, âWe’re all springing up here. Take your time.’
Expressing sympathy for those who find themselves in similar situations, Belle continued, âMental health is something that is close to me. I think when I have worked with young girls I have seen this in many. between them.
“It’s okay to hate yourself, it’s okay to feel that you are not enough, you are worth nothing, you are this, you are that. To be young and to feel like that for yourself is horrible. .
For help and advice on suffering from self-injury, contact MIND at mind.org.uk.
Scars from the past: This comes after, earlier this year, Belle revealed that she spent her teenage years self-harming, following a hate campaign by her ex-boyfriend from school