Real Housewives of Cheshire star Dawn Ward was forced to hit back at social media trolls on Sunday after announcing she was set to become a grandmother at the age of 47.
The reality TV star, 47, told one troll to ‘bore off and take their negativity elsewhere’ after they posted a now-deleted tweet appearing to mock the news.
Dawn announced on Saturday she would be welcoming her first grandchild after her daughter Darby announced she was expecting her first child.
Brutal: Real Housewives of Cheshire star Dawn Ward was forced to hit back at social media trolls on Sunday after announcing she was set to become a grandmother at the age of 47
Dawn re-posted the tweet, shared by a troll only known as Holly, along with the message: ‘Bore off Holly and take your negativity else where Darling.’
The original tweet has now been deleted, and Dawn’s defiant response sparked a slew of supportive messages from her followers.
One wrote: ‘Keyboard warrior haters will always be a waste of time and space… hope you all okay.’
Surprise! On Friday her daughter Darby, 24, announced she was pregnant with her first child, leading Dawn to share the exciting news with fans
Raging: On Sunday Dawn re-posted a now-deleted tweet from a troll, telling them to ‘bore off and take their negativity elsewhere’
Another added: ‘What is wrong with people, if you haven’t got anything nice to say then don’t say anything. Congratulations to you and your family Dawn.’
A third penned: ‘@dawnward4 congratulations, some positive news for a change, so happy for you all,’ with one also tweeting: ‘Congratulations to you all the Ward family xx what lovely news xx.’
On Friday Dawn shared the exciting news that she was going to be a grandmother after her daughter Darby announced she was pregnant.
We love you! Her defiant response sparked a slew of supportive messages from Dawn’s followers
Darby, 24, gushed that she and her fiancé Michael Jackson ‘couldn’t wait’ to meet their bundle of joy.
Darby posted a sweet Instagram snap of herself and Michael holding an ultrasound of their unborn child, after teasing they had a ‘big announcement’ to share.
She wrote: ‘Our little Family is officially growing!!!! Baby Jackson we can’t wait to meet you.
‘I’m so emotionally excited to be able to finally share our special news with you all!
‘@michaelcorradojackson you have made my life complete in every single way and I couldn’t wish for a better Partner to build my life with and start our own family together ❤️.’
Amazing: Dawn gushed she was ‘so blessed’ to be welcoming a grandchild, as she reposted Darby’s pregnancy announcement (pictured with her daughter in 2019)
Elated: Darby shared the exciting news with her fans that she’s expecting her first child with fiancé Michael Jackson on Friday
Over the moon! Dawn also shared her daughter’s post as she gushed with excitement about the prospect of being a grandmother
Darby’s post was soon flooded with comments from celebrity pals offering their congratulations, including Gemma Collins, Charlotte Dawson and Lauryn Goodman.
Dawn also shared her daughter’s post as she gushed with excitement about the prospect of being a grandmother.
She wrote: ‘I can not tell you how excited I am me and @ashersnine are going to be grandparents.
Amazing! Darby’s post was soon flooded with comments from celebrity pals offering their congratulations, including Gemma Collins, Charlotte Dawson and Lauryn Goodman
‘My beautiful Daughter @darbyward and our son-in-law-to- be @michaelcorradojackson are expecting a baby.
‘They will make the best parents ever I’m feeling so blessed it’s the most amazing news for our whole family Nanna Dawn Grandad Ashley.’
In October Dawn hinted that her Darby was planning to start a family in the near future, after being forced to delay her wedding until 2021.
Speaking exclusively to MailOnline, she said: ‘Darby was planning on getting married this September, but we made a family decision, thankfully, and she’s going to be getting married next June in France.
Hinting: It comes after Dawn hinted in October she could become a grandmother in the near future after Darby and Michael were forced to postpone their wedding
‘It’s given us a lot of time to plan, we’ve made it a little bit smaller, although it’s still not very small knowing our family! I’m very hands on with the planning.
‘I’ve always thought that Darby would have children relatively young. I’m not saying she is in any rush, but following the wedding, I don’t think it will be too long after.’
Darby announced her engagement to boyfriend Michael in August 2019, after he proposed during a romantic getaway to the French Riviera.
Posting the news on Instagram, she wrote: ‘I SAID YES!!!!! I LOVE YOU FOREVER’
Michael added: ‘My words ”Darby your the most amazing person on this planet. I want to be with you always in this life and our next life’s. I love you always, your my everything… will you MARRY ME?!?!” … she said YES!!!!!!!’
Getting married! Darby announced her engagement to boyfriend Michael in August 2019, after he proposed during a romantic getaway to the French Riviera