TOWIE’s Fran Parman shows off body transformation as she wears same dress which sparked cruel trolling

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Fran Parman has hit back at the keyboard warriors in a new video to encourage her fans to support each other instead of "bringing her down".

On International Women's Day on Monday 8 March, the TOWIE star, 30, looked back on the time she received a lot of "abuse" after she was photographed wearing a white bodycon dress as she arrived to TOWIE filming last August.

While Fran intended to help her followers think more positively on International Women's Day, she says her words resulted in the opposite.

Fran later decided to speak out as she began: "Good morning everyone. So I have clearly just had a shower, rolled out of bed, done my affirmations as I always do."

Speaking about her previous post, she shared: "I'm grateful for the day as that's what makes me positive and I went on to the social media because thats where the negativity goes down. Do you know what? I've done a lovely message, I've hopefully preached to all of my women and be like yay, we've got this, let's support each other. But no, a lot of you are arguing and I really didn't want that to be the case."

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Fran showed off her body transformation by wearing the same dress which resulted in the abuse from trolls as she added: "A lot of you are arguing over this damn dress. I just don't understand why everyone has got the hump so much over it?

"It's a f*cking dress. I've put it back on. This is the same size and same dress I had on before."

She recalled: "I went into House of CB, I was size 14, I said 'I'd like a really nice dress, I've got a special occasion can you help me?'"

She went on to say that she was unused to buying clothes while that size.

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Despite the abuse she received, the reality star stood by her decision as she said she "wanted to wear it" before announcing: "So what about this dress, so what I made a mistake boo hoo.

"This was my choice of dress, and my friends you're trying to blame, no, and why would my mates bring me down anyway? Why would they say that? We all support each other."

Fans then heard Fran reveal she doesn't "care" about what the trolls have to say anymore and will continue to wear the dress.

"That's what I'm trying to preach here, support each other. If I wanna wear this dress, you know what, I might wear it out to the bar when I can. I'm going to, in fact, I really am, because I don't care. I really don't care what anyone says anymore," she said.

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"Thank you for the trolling because you've made me stronger. You've made me a lot more stronger and I just really do not care."

Fran went on to urge her fans to stop arguing under her posts and to focus on the positives only.

"So I hope this post helps, I don't want the arguments anymore. I've got a platform and I want to preach and push out no matter what you look like, no matter what you're dressed in, so what, just as long as you're happy," she said.

"Your happiness is the main thing, don't worry about what anyone else says, it is an opinion and they're entitled to it but just move along if that's what they're going to have.

"If they're going to be negative, that's their insecurity. Just try to ignore it and focus on people who give you light and say that you're a lovely person, you look great. Focus on that and try not to focus on the negative."

Fran concluded: "It's hard and easier said then done. It does get your back up sometimes and people are nasty but just ignore them because they want that. I think they're very lonely and sad, that's why they push out hate because they want the attention."

The star was inundated with kind comments from her friends and loyal fans as Clelia Theodorou commented: "You are such an inspiration. My best friend I love ya so much."

Another shared: "I thought you looked flipping gorgeous then and flipping gorgeous now! You’ve always been an inspiration to me Fran, keep rocking it because that’s what you do best."

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