Abbie Chatfield offers a sassy response to critics of Love Island hosting role

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    Sorry, not sorry! The Bachelor’s Abbie Chatfield offers a sassy response to trolls who say she doesn’t deserve to host Love Island Afterparty


    Abbie Chatfield has hit out at trolls who criticised her after she was hired to host Love Island Australia’s Afterparty.

    The 26-year-old was announced as the presenter of Nine’s official after-show on Sunday, but some haters say she’s not qualified for the job.

    ‘Not sure why people constantly question why I get cast for things,’ she wrote on Instagram, alongside of a video of herself sunbathing in her backyard.

    Fighting words: Abbie Chatfield has hit out at critics who slammed her after she was appointed the role of host of Love Island Australia Afterparty

    Fighting words: Abbie Chatfield has hit out at critics who slammed her after she was appointed the role of host of Love Island Australia Afterparty

    ‘Maybe because you keep commenting, babe. Or maybe because I did good in an audition, I don’t know,’ she added.

    ‘Sorry that you can’t accept that I’m iconic and talented.’

    Both Abbie and Channel Nine announced her role as host of the Love Island Australia post-show on Sunday.

    New gig: The 26-year-old former Bachelor star lashed out at those who questioned her hosting role in a furious post on Instagram Stories on Sunday

    New gig: The 26-year-old former Bachelor star lashed out at those who questioned her hosting role in a furious post on Instagram Stories on Sunday

    While most fans were supportive, some blasted Nine for giving Abbie the hosting role, with one person commenting: ‘No, why her?’

    ‘No one wants this, not one person,’ another troll commented critic, while a third added: ‘Ewwwwww deffs not watching your show now.’

    Announcing her new role, Abbie said she was ‘absolutely BUZZIN to be hosting the brand spanking new @loveislandau Afterparty this year’. 

    'Not sure why people constantly question why I get cast for things,' she captioned a video post on Instagram Stories

    ‘Not sure why people constantly question why I get cast for things,’ she captioned a video post on Instagram Stories

    Abbie will dissect the latest drama, romance and heartbreak from the Love Island villa, as well as host exclusive interviews with dumped Islanders. 

    ‘I’m a big reality TV fan, a big Love Island fan. And I think Channel Nine love me!’ the I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! winner told 9Entertainment. 

    ‘I’m looking forward to offering a different perspective than I guess other potential hosts could have,’ the former Bachelor star explained. 

    'Sorry that you can't accept that I'm iconic and talented,' she boasted in a scathing video post on Instagram Stories

    ‘Sorry that you can’t accept that I’m iconic and talented,’ she boasted in a scathing video post on Instagram Stories

    ‘I may have a bit more empathy for people that are maybe not as liked by the public, but I can also have some insight into how these things tend to work,’ she added. 

    Love Island Australia season three will return to Nine later this year, after production was delayed due to Covid-19 and the set moved from Queensland to NSW. 

    Meanwhile, Sophie Monk will return as host of the main show.  

    Divisive: While most fans were supportive, some slammed the show for giving Abbie the hosting role, with one person commenting:'No, why her'

    Divisive: While most fans were supportive, some slammed the show for giving Abbie the hosting role, with one person commenting: ‘No, why her’

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