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Councillor posts bikini pictures as she hits back at 'grim' trolls sending her 'death threats' over Brexit views

 A young Tory councillor said she got online "death threats" and sexist abuse after she appeared on BBC Question Time to discuss Brexit.
Clr Elena Bunbury, a Conservative member of Holme Valley Parish Council, said on Twitter she is not new to receiving online abuse but this time it had reached a whole "new level of grim".
She said online trolls had made online threats to her on the social media platform and had also posted some pictures from her personal Instagram account.
The 21-year-old added some Twitter users had called her offensive names, the Examiner Live reports.
In response, she posted two photos of herself wearing bikinis with a message to the online abusers on Twitter which said: "Following my appearance on BBC Question Time, the #FBPE ('follow back pro-European Union') are sending death threats, labelling me a stupid slut, posting private photos of me and outing me as a bisexual online.

In response, she posted two photos of herself wearing bikinis with a message to the online abusers on Twitter which said: "Following my appearance on BBC Question Time, the #FBPE ('follow back pro-European Union') are sending death threats, labelling me a stupid slut, posting private photos of me and outing me as a bisexual online.
"So I thought I'd beat them to it. Enjoy these photos of a stupid slutty Tory bisexual who loves Brexit."

Clr Bunbury, who has just turned 21, told Examiner Live that she believed her pro-Brexit comments made while an audience member on Question Time had sparked the abuse.
Her contribution to the debate was tweeted out as a short video clip by the BBC via the show's Twitter feed.
It included Clr Bunbury's comment: "No deal isn't a bad deal."
She has since contacted West Yorkshire Police to report one of the tweets which she said amounted to a death threat. Clr Bunbury has also blocked the person responsible and reported it to Twitter.
She does not want to name and shame anyone, saying: "I don't want to encourage bullying, even if they are vile."
"The words used were 'people like this need to be put down'. It is quite concerning how stuff like this is now an accepted part of free speech. About 10 to 12 people were making these threats."
She said that some of the offensive comments were directed at her looks.
After she tweeted her response - which included the bikini photos - she was inundated with supportive messages.
"Quite a few people said that I am getting stick (online) because I am a young female and a Tory who doesn't fit the mould of a Northerner."
People on Twitter showed overwhelming support for the Tory councillor.
One woman volunteered to report those abusing her to police over their "totally unacceptable" trolling.
Another said that while she completely disagrees with the Tory's Brexit views, she nonetheless cannot "condone" the abuse the councillor was slapped with.
"100% disagree with you on Brexit but don’t condone this behaviour at all, so as a fellow West Yorkshire LGBT person I can only apologise and hope you’re okay," the Twitter user said.Conservative colleagues were also supportive, she added.
"People have been asking if I am okay and saying 'well done for being vocal and pro-Brexit."

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