“They asked, ‘Have you had chemotherapy?’ Absolutely not. I do not have cancer. Initially it just makes you feel very sad.
“Then online, very quickly, that skinny shaming became just nastiness which rolls into lots of very personal comments which have nothing to do with the original post.”
Julia also insisted that the trolls won’t wear her down and has vowed to continue to share her body-positive posts on social media.
She said: “But positive body image for women over 50 is so important, so I will carry on doing what I’m doing.
“I’m not going to stop for the haters,” she added to The Sun.