On in the present day’s installment of Steph’s Packed Lunch, host Steph McGovern was joined by Anton to debate this weekend’s Strictly.
The subject quickly shifted to on-line trolling and Steph went on to say that the explanation Motsi deleted her Twitter account was as a result of she had acquired abusive messages accusing her of ‘being drunk’ throughout Saturday’s reside present.
‘Hello, guys I’ve determined to depart Twitter!! It’s been enjoyable however I really assume with Instagram, Fb and TikTok.. it’s sufficient social media,’ the decide penned.
‘Please sustain my #strictlykindess hashtag !! the place to seek out me.’ (sic)
Anton stepped in to defend Motsi (Image: Channel 4)
The abusive messages got here after Motsi bumped into points along with her scoring paddle when she tried to present her verdict to EastEnders star Maisie Smith.
Nonetheless, in doing so, she virtually dropped her paddle on the ground.
Viewers accused Motsi of being drunk after she virtually dropped her paddle (Image: BBC)
Motsi has since deleted her Twitter account (Image: PA)
Discussing the trolling Steph started: ‘When you take a look at Motsi – she’s had a great deal of abuse and he or she’s really deleted her Twitter account due to them saying she seemed like she was drunk – which in fact she wasn’t.’
Stepping in to defend his Strictly co-star, Anton branded the accusations ‘ridiculous’.
‘No in fact not and I can’t think about why they thought that,’ he replied to Steph. ‘I don’t even know why you’d say that as a result of she couldn’t get her paddle out.
‘Ridiculous! There’s not a number of house, you’ve bought the paddles down there and also you get them out and you will get it caught in a sequin or beneath the desk – it’s nonsense actually, cease all that nonsense and simply benefit from the present.’
Metro.co.uk has reached out to Motsi’s rep for remark.
Strictly Come Dancing airs on Saturday at 7.15pm on BBC One and Steph’s Packed Lunch airs day by day at 12.30pm on Channel 4.