Comedian Rosie Jones Fights Back Against Ableist Trolls Following TV Appearances, Promotes Empowerment and Challenges Discrimination

Rosie Jones Stands Against Ableist Trolling Post Television Appearances

Comedian Rosie Jones, known for her appearance on “The Big Fat Quiz of the Year,” faced ableist trolling following the airing of the show.

Rosie, who has cerebral palsy, confronted the ‘ableist’ comments on social media, expressing her frustration.

Recurrent Trolling and Supportive Fanbase

Sharing her dismay on X (formerly Twitter), Rosie reiterated the recurrence of ableism in response to her TV appearances.

Despite facing such negativity, her fans rallied around her, showing unwavering support and encouragement.

Defending Against Criticism

This isn’t the first time Rosie faced trolling. Previously, after her stand-up comedy at the Royal Variety Performance, she received trolling over her performance.

She took to social media to confront these comments, highlighting the difference between personal preferences and outright ableism.

Empowering Response and Community Support

In a powerful video on Instagram, Rosie reaffirmed her resilience, asserting that she won’t let negative comments hinder her career.

Her followers flooded the comment section with messages of support, praising her resilience and humor.

Upcoming Projects and Advocacy

Rosie’s upcoming six-episode sitcom, “Disability Benefits,” where she stars and writes for Channel 4, garners anticipation.

The show explores a character, Emily, starting an illegal drugs empire after her state benefits are cut. Rosie expressed her excitement, calling it a dream come true.

Defending Documentary and Addressing Title Controversy

Rosie’s documentary, “Am I a R*tard?,” initially faced backlash for its title.

However, Rosie defended the title, stating that it aimed to confront the use of ableist slurs and online abuse faced by individuals with disabilities. She highlighted the importance of addressing such language to bring awareness and change.

Advocating Against Ableism

Rosie, appearing on This Morning, emphasized the need to confront ableism directly.

She defended her choice to include the word in the title, explaining the urgency to address such slurs and their impact on individuals. Rosie’s aim remains to initiate discussions and bring awareness to stop the casual use of such language.

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