From CBeebies to Mum-Shaming: Sarah-Jane Honeywell Opens Up

Sarah-Jane Honeywell: A Decade After Her Topless PETA Campaign

While it’s been 12 years since Sarah-Jane Honeywell got her breasts out for PETA, the presenter still gets mum-shamed for her CBoobies.

In a marketing campaign that caught the attention of the mainstream, the TV star posed topless at Trafalgar Square and enraged the BBC in the process, who subsequently fired her from their children’s TV channel, CBeebies.

And it turns out her decision to lie down on a plate filled with chips, peas, and ketchup is still playing a huge factor in her life to this day.

Ongoing Mum-Shaming and Controversy

The mother of two regularly receives online abuse for her topless antics. In an exclusive interview with Fabulous, Sarah-Jane says: “I am constantly mum-shamed, I’ve come to expect it.

But I certainly wasn’t expecting such an uproar when I shared my snaps from our recent holiday to Spain. I had let my CBoobies out on a beach in La Manga, and I posted a photo of myself topless on Instagram.

Ultimately, her followers have shown a great degree of concern about her children, stressing that their mother’s antics may cause them to get bullied.

Resilience and Personal Life

She continued: “It was just the silhouette of my body and then another taken from behind – people were outraged.

My comments section was flooded with strangers concerned about my ‘poor boys.’ It was madness, they’re just boobs!”

Despite the controversy surrounding her, Sarah-Jane found love with Hollyoaks actor, Ayden Callaghan, and the pair had their first child, Pheonix, in 2016 and a second named Indiana in 2018.

The happy couple managed to slot a marriage in between, tying the knot in 2017.

Overcoming Adversity and Staying Sober

Showcasing his theatrical talent, Ayden has spent the last year on tour, performing in popular musical, The Bodyguard.

Consequently, Sarah-Jane has had to deal with the school run all on her own. This comes after her struggles in her twenties, as the broadcaster’s life spiraled out of control when she developed a cocaine addiction.

But in a testament to her formidable powers of resilience, she overcame her dependency and has managed to remain sober for an inspirational 22 years.

Facing Online Trolls and Finding Strength

She explained: “Having been through what I’ve been through, I have quite a thick skin.

The one comment that was hard to ignore was after Phoenix was born, and I got a few trolls making remarks on Twitter.

Somebody said I shouldn’t be having children because I was a ‘druggie’. It was hard to ignore, but I did ignore it.”

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