Frankie Essex calls The Apprentice's Karren Brady a "bitch" and "nasty cow" over bikini comment

Published Monday, Apr 4 2016, 12:08 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Former TOWIE star Frankie Essex has hit out at The Apprentice's Karren Brady for making an unflattering remark about her bikini.

In Karren's column for The Sun on Sunday, which led on Cameron Diaz's no make-up selfie and how being happy in your own skin beats cosmetic surgery, she also commented on recent pictures of Frankie on holiday.

Frankie Essex at Lady Nadia Essex's Valentine's Day Party held at Gilgamesh.
11 February 2016.


Frankie Essex.

Karren Brady at the Music Industry Trusts Award in aid of Nordoff Robbins and the BRIT Trust held at the Grosvenor House.
2 November 2015.

© Daniel Deme/

Karren Brady.

Karren write: "Looking at this photo of TOWIE's Frankie Essex in Cyprus, all I could think of asking her was... what's the point of spending £50 on a bikini when £49 of it is stuck up your bottom?"

The photo captions with the article read: "TOWIE's Frankie Essex makes a feeble attempt to cover up on holiday" and "Perhaps Frankie needed a more flattering bikini."

Fans had notified Frankie of the comments and the reality star hit back: "Thank you I can't believe it, what a bitch! Nasty cow!"

Some fans then accused Karren of body shaming and being a hypocrite. One Twitter user said: "Find it so bizarre @karren_brady to have article on body shaming right next to pic of u body shaming @FrankieEssex. Her bikini fits fine!"

Frankie replied: "Oh my god bloody cheek! What a cow!!

Another fan said: "Really disappointing to see @karren_brady post that pic of @FrankieEssex who is happy in her skin next to that article #hypocrite."

Frankie then replied: "Talk about knocking my confidence even more."

Business ambassador Karren was tagged in tweets showing backlash from fans but she is yet to publicly respond.

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