Kim Jayde on how being body shamed affected her

Kim Jayde on being a victim of cyberbullying

The star opened up about how being cyber bullied has affected her mental health. 

Kim Jayde
Kim Jayde/ Instagram

Multi-award winning TV Host, Kim Jayde, has been a victim of cyberbullying. 

The star took to Instagram to share some of the mean things people online have said to her. 

This includes being body-shammed and being called names. 

"At this point I feel like I’ve heard it all. From being bodyshamed n called fat, to being called a wh*re, to xenophobic messages telling me to “get the f*ck out of SA & go back to Zimbabwe," she wrote. 

READ: Minnie Dlamini tackles bullying on social media

The media personality talked about how the bullying hurt her. 

"I am a “Public Figure” so I’m supposed to “take it cos it comes with the job”. I am also a real person with real feelings and words hurt," she wrote. 

Jayde says those who are experiencing cyberbullying should not die silently. 

"I’m sharing my experience with Cyberbullying so that anyone going through it knows they’re not alone! Our children are taking their lives because of the constant Cyberbullying on social media! If you need help please ASK! There are multiple resources & support systems to help you get through it! (Like @sadag_official who provide free counselling services).

"You are Not Alone! You are loved! You are Needed! Your presence on this earth does make a difference!! Please know that," she wrote. 

READ: Miss SA shares how she overcame bullying in new children's book

* WARNING: The post below contains strong language*

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