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The Block: Scott Cam reveals what he thinks of guest judge Rebecca Judd

Footy WAG Rebecca Judd appeared on The Block as a guest judge last month and was ruthlessly trolled on social media afterwards.

And The Block’s longtime host Scott Cam has now revealed what he thinks of the mother of four after her stint on the renovation show.

Speaking to Daily Mail Australia on Friday, the 57-year-old praised Bec and said that producers often cast one-off judges to ‘keep things fresh’.

In her corner: The Block host Scott Cam revealed this week what he REALLY thinks of Rebecca Judd, after the WAG appeared on the hit show as a guest judge and was ruthlessly trolled by fans

‘Yeah, she was on before and we always do that for challenges and we bring in different sort of people,’ Scott said. 

‘And Bec’s a terrific girl and we’ve quite often got a few guest judges just to mix things up a bit and keep it fresh.’

The wife of AFL great Chris Judd was ruthlessly attacked by left-wing trolls following her guest appearance on The Block last month. 

'And Bec's a terrific girl and we've quite often got a few guest judges just to mix things up a bit and keep it fresh,' he said. Bec is pictured on the show

‘And Bec’s a terrific girl and we’ve quite often got a few guest judges just to mix things up a bit and keep it fresh,’ he said. Bec is pictured on the show

Despite only making a brief cameo as a ‘secret judge’, the 37-year-old was skewered by ‘woke’ Twitter pests because of her perceived conservative beliefs and opposition to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ stage-four lockdown.

But the attempt to ‘cancel’ Bec backfired when her supporters blasted the ‘awful’ commentary about her online, and accused her critics of being jealous of her success.

Kicking off the torrent of abuse, one troll wrote: ‘Bec Judd: I really like this apartment. It’s exactly the type of place I could use to undermine public health advice and parrot Murdoch propaganda.’

When a fan of Bec’s asked specifically what their problem with the Postcards host was, the troll rudely replied: ‘Rebecca Judd exists.’

‘That’s a pretty awful thing to say to say [about] an individual that their problem is their own existence,’ the supporter responded.

Scrutiny: Despite only making a brief cameo as a 'secret judge', the mother of four, 37, was skewered by 'woke' Twitter because of her perceived conservative beliefs and opposition to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews' stage-four lockdown

Scrutiny: Despite only making a brief cameo as a ‘secret judge’, the mother of four, 37, was skewered by ‘woke’ Twitter because of her perceived conservative beliefs and opposition to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ stage-four lockdown

Trolls: One Twitter pest accused Bec of 'parroting' the views of Rupert Murdoch's newspapers

Trolls: One Twitter pest accused Bec of ‘parroting’ the views of Rupert Murdoch’s newspapers

Criticism: Another said Channel Nine had made a 'poor choice' by having Bec on the show

Criticism: Another said Channel Nine had made a ‘poor choice’ by having Bec on the show

Hater: A third said the interior design expert's only 'credentials' were money and privilege

Hater: A third said the interior design expert’s only ‘credentials’ were money and privilege

Hitting out: Referencing how Bec had recently worn an anti-lockdown 'Free Melbourne' T-shirt, a fourth troll commented: 'Free Melbourne from Bec Judd'

Hitting out: Referencing how Bec had recently worn an anti-lockdown ‘Free Melbourne’ T-shirt, a fourth troll commented: ‘Free Melbourne from Bec Judd’

Two sides: The attempt to 'cancel' Rebecca (second from left) backfired when her fans blasted the 'awful' commentary about her online, and accused her critics of simply being jealous

Two sides: The attempt to ‘cancel’ Rebecca (second from left) backfired when her fans blasted the ‘awful’ commentary about her online, and accused her critics of simply being jealous 

Another hater tweeted: ‘What credentials does Bec Judd have? Money? Privilege?’

Referencing how Bec had recently worn an anti-lockdown ‘Free Melbourne’ T-shirt, a third troll commented: ‘Free Melbourne from Bec Judd.’

Another said Channel Nine had made a ‘poor choice’ by having Bec on the show.

Supporter: 'I see the pack has moved on to Bec Judd. Again. Is she meant to come out and hold a presser to explain herself to the people insulting her? I don't remember what her sin was, but boy, is the Twitter left making her pay for it,' one fan wrote

Supporter: ‘I see the pack has moved on to Bec Judd. Again. Is she meant to come out and hold a presser to explain herself to the people insulting her? I don’t remember what her sin was, but boy, is the Twitter left making her pay for it,’ one fan wrote

Body shaming: As the abuse continued, one Twitter user pointed out that much of the criticism was coming from other women, many of whom were mocking Bec just for being 'skinny'

Body shaming: As the abuse continued, one Twitter user pointed out that much of the criticism was coming from other women, many of whom were mocking Bec just for being ‘skinny’

Supportive: 'Must be getting close to midnight. The trolls are out again,' one of Rebecca's supporters wrote. Another dismissed the TV star's critics as the 'brainwashed loony left'

Supportive: ‘Must be getting close to midnight. The trolls are out again,’ one of Rebecca’s supporters wrote. Another dismissed the TV star’s critics as the ‘brainwashed loony left’

As the abuse continued, one Twitter user pointed out that much of the criticism was coming from other women, many of whom were mocking Bec just for being ‘skinny’.

‘Looks like the coven is out for blood again with Bec Judd. Women supporting women at its best. Body shaming at its best,’ they wrote.

Another added: ‘Must be getting close to midnight. The trolls are out again.’

A third supporter wrote: ‘I see the pack has moved on to Bec Judd. Again. Is she meant to come out and hold a presser to explain herself to the people insulting her?

‘I don’t remember what her sin was, but boy, is the Twitter left making her pay for it. (It’s okay, I know the rabid right can be pricks, too.)’

In response to this, one of Bec’s fans summed up the backlash perfectly: ‘Yes. Just the politics of envy anyway. Twitter seems to bring out all the basest emotions.’

Another dismissed the TV star’s critics as the ‘brainwashed loony left’.

Despite the backlash, Rebecca carried herself well on The Block and is said to have impressed producers, who are reportedly keen to have her back on a full-time basis. 

Holding her head high: Despite the backlash, Bec carried herself well on The Block and is said to have impressed producers, who are reportedly keen to have her back on a full-time basis

Holding her head high: Despite the backlash, Bec carried herself well on The Block and is said to have impressed producers, who are reportedly keen to have her back on a full-time basis

Making assumptions: Rebecca, who is the wife of AFL great Chris Judd (left), often attracts criticism on Twitter because people assume - rightly or wrongly - that she is a conservative

Making assumptions: Rebecca, who is the wife of AFL great Chris Judd (left), often attracts criticism on Twitter because people assume – rightly or wrongly – that she is a conservative

Rebecca often attracts criticism on Twitter because people assume – rightly or wrongly – that she is a conservative.

While she has occasionally expressed political opinions on social media and her KIIS FM radio show, she has never stated she supports one party over the other.

However, she did previously say that she follows Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Instagram and thinks he’s doing ‘a very good job’ leading the country this year.

While she is an outspoken critic of Premier Andrews’ stage-four lockdown, this is hardly a radical position; many Melburnians feel the restrictions, which were recently lifted, were too harsh. 

Free thinker: While she has occasionally expressed political opinions on social media and her KIIS FM radio show, she has never stated she supports one party over the other

Free thinker: While she has occasionally expressed political opinions on social media and her KIIS FM radio show, she has never stated she supports one party over the other

Follower: However, she did state that she follows Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Instagram and thinks he's doing 'a very good job' leading the country this year

Follower: However, she did state that she follows Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Instagram and thinks he’s doing ‘a very good job’ leading the country this year 

Her view: While she is an outspoken critic of Premier Andrews' stage-four lockdown, this is hardly a radical position; many Melburnians feel the restrictions were too harsh. Pictured: Rebecca wearing an anti-lockdown 'Free Melbourne' T-shirt

Her view: While she is an outspoken critic of Premier Andrews’ stage-four lockdown, this is hardly a radical position; many Melburnians feel the restrictions were too harsh. Pictured: Rebecca wearing an anti-lockdown ‘Free Melbourne’ T-shirt

In September, Rebecca divided Victorians after taking a stand against Victorian Labor Premier Andrews over his draconian lockdown laws.

The 3pm Pick-Up host criticised Mr Andrews in a sponsored Instagram post for a children’s toy company, which she later deleted.

She wrote: ‘@the_little_cardboard_co perfect for iso and upcoming school holidays as it seems Dictator Dan will be locking Victorians in our homes even longer.’

While many Victorians agreed the lockdown was crippling the economy, Rebecca faced backlash for daring to express her opinion from her $7.3million mansion in Melbourne’s south-east, where she lives with her husband and four children.

Critics: In September, Rebecca divided Victorians after taking a stand against Premier Andrews over his draconian lockdown laws

Critics: In September, Rebecca divided Victorians after taking a stand against Premier Andrews over his draconian lockdown laws

Speaking out: The 3pm Pick-Up host criticised Mr Andrews (pictured on September 3) in a sponsored Instagram post for a children's toy company, which she later deleted

Speaking out: The 3pm Pick-Up host criticised Mr Andrews (pictured on September 3) in a sponsored Instagram post for a children’s toy company, which she later deleted

Subtle swipe: '@the_little_cardboard_co perfect for iso and upcoming school holidays as it seems Dictator Dan will be locking Victorians in our homes even longer,' she wrote

Subtle swipe: ‘@the_little_cardboard_co perfect for iso and upcoming school holidays as it seems Dictator Dan will be locking Victorians in our homes even longer,’ she wrote

Several trolls described her as the new ‘Karen from Brighton’ – referring to Melbourne woman Jodi Grollo, who achieved viral fame in July for complaining during a TV interview about having to walk the same streets in Brighton during her daily walks.

But many others said she was entitled to her opinion, arguing that an individual’s personal wealth doesn’t make their views any less valid.

One critic tweeted at the time: ‘Thoughts and prayers to Bec Judd who’s holed up in a $7million shoebox in Brighton. Let her out, Dictator Dan. One can only spend so much time in their MagnaPool and spa.’

A second wrote: ‘Bec Judd is a privileged idiot! How terrible that she has to be in lockdown in her $7million mansion. She needs to get perspective quickly.’

Another former fan revealed they had ‘proudly unfollowed Bec Judd last night’.

Upset: While many Victorians agreed the lockdown was crippling the economy, Rebecca faced backlash at the time for daring to express her opinion from her $7.3million mansion in Melbourne's south-east, where she lives with her husband and four children

Upset: While many Victorians agreed the lockdown was crippling the economy, Rebecca faced backlash at the time for daring to express her opinion from her $7.3million mansion in Melbourne’s south-east, where she lives with her husband and four children

‘Referring to Dan Andrews as “Dictator Dan” from her mansion is offensive when he has worked so hard to reduce Covid numbers and shows up everyday to face the music i.e. press. Unkind and unfollowed,’ they tweeted.

But Rebecca also had plenty of support, with many fans saying she was justified in her criticism of the stage-four lockdown.

One frustrated Victorian tweeted: ‘Great to see you aren’t a fan of #DictatorDan Bec Judd. Clapping hands sign #IStandWithBecJudd.’

Separated at birth? Several trolls described her as the new 'Karen from Brighton' - referring to Melbourne woman Jodi Grollo (pictured) who achieved viral fame in July for complaining during a TV interview about having to walk the same streets in Brighton during her daily walks

Separated at birth? Several trolls described her as the new ‘Karen from Brighton’ – referring to Melbourne woman Jodi Grollo (pictured) who achieved viral fame in July for complaining during a TV interview about having to walk the same streets in Brighton during her daily walks 

Not happy: Some critics said they were unfollowing Rebecca over her stance on 'Dictator Dan'

Not happy: Some critics said they were unfollowing Rebecca over her stance on ‘Dictator Dan’

Another wrote: ‘Just reading the most honest statement said by #BecJudd. I absolutely agree with her getting cabin fever, she was shot down by the news and silenced by them.’

Summing up the views of many, one Facebook user asked: ‘So because she has money she can’t voice her complaints like everybody else can?

‘Can anybody please tell me the income cut-off for not being able to voice your opinion? Imagine what a better world it would be if there wasn’t this crass obsession of talking about other people’s money.’ 

'Honest': Rebecca also had plenty of support, with many fans saying she was justified in her criticism of the stage-four lockdown

‘Honest’: Rebecca also had plenty of support, with many fans saying she was justified in her criticism of the stage-four lockdown

She has a point! Rebecca's fans said she is entitled to her opinion, arguing that an individual's personal wealth doesn't make their views any less valid

She has a point! Rebecca’s supporters said she was entitled to her opinion, arguing that an individual’s personal wealth doesn’t make their views any less valid


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