MOLLY-Mae Hague apologized to fans for her controversial comments that went viral online, saying: “I would never have intended to hurt or upset anyone. “.
The 22-year-old released a statement on Instagram following backlash for insisting on a podcast that “we all have the same 24 hours in the day”.
Returning to social media for the first time in four days after being brutally trolled online, Molly wrote: “I wanted to be back online today as usual but I feel like before I did, I just wanted to. say this…
“When I say or post anything online, it is never malice or malice.
“I totally appreciate that things can affect different people in different ways, however I just wanted to stress that it was never my intention to hurt or upset anyone. by whatever I say or do.
“I apologize to those who have been negatively affected or misunderstood the meaning of what I said in the podcast.
“The purpose of the podcast is just to tell my story and inspire from my own experiences.
“Love you all, always x.”
Multi-millionaire Molly – who rose to fame on ITV2’s Love Island in 2019 – said “we all have the same 24 hours in the day” when talking about her success on Diary of a CEO Hosted by Steven Bartlett.
Nearly three years since appearing on the series, Molly has seen her career as an influencer take her career to new heights, launching her own brand of fake-tan and also becoming a became the creative director of PrettyLittleThing.
But she has faced backlash for her podcast interview – with hundreds of thousands of messages and videos of her being leaked online.
Many have called for her to lose her “dream job” at an online clothing brand because of her “deafening” comments.
But The Sun exclusively revealed yesterday that PrettyLittleThing assisted the reality TV star to keep her job, saying her thoughts were taken out of context and the quotes fabricated. put.
The statement said: “Molly did a podcast interview in December about her own rise to success. If you listen to the entire conversation and interview, Molly will be asked how her potential nature develops and how much she believes in herself.
“This part of the interview is about discussing time efficiency in relation to success. Molly mentions a quote that says “We all have 24 hours in the day just like Beyonce”. She is discussing her own experience and how she can resonate with this particular quote.
“Her opinion that if you want something enough you can work hard to get it is her way of staying committed to her work to achieve more in her life. self. Molly does not comment on anyone else’s personal life or circumstances, she can only talk about her own experiences. ”
It goes on to say that Molly is fully aware that everyone comes from “different backgrounds,” but is simply discussing her own journey.
“She admits that everyone is raised in different ways and from different backgrounds but her comments here are about time, hard work and determination in her own life. that.
Molly is fully aware that everyone comes from ‘different backgrounds’
“If you listen to this interview, you can see that the whole conversation is about her own personal situation, how she has grown up, and the little clip in this conversation is about one sentence. Inspire her.
“Social media users shared a short clip from this interview with words like ‘if you’re homeless, buy a house’ and ‘if you’re poor, be poor’, which is completely these are not Molly’s words, this are not Molly’s thoughts and this is not ‘there was no meaning or thought behind that conversation. “
Businesswoman Molly is believed to be worth around £2m, with the PLT deal worth seven figures.
She and her boyfriend Tommy Fury, also 22, finished second on Love Island in 2019.
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