A mum who showed off her bare back to crowds of parents after planting the floor on school sports day says she was forced to block men online after receiving ‘thousands’ of messages and comments. unwanted attention, in an interview on This Morning.
Katie Hannaford, 36, has gone viral after a clip of her unfortunate moment was shared on the internet. The business owner was taking part in a parents’ race at her eight-year-old’s school when she tripped and showed her underwear to other parents.
The incident was filmed and has since been viewed countless times – and Katie says she was even recognized at her local Tesco and received thousands of positive messages – some of which were sent from as far away as the ‘Australia.
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However, speaking to Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on This Morning, she said she was also getting a lot of unwanted attention. Katie also explained that her youngest daughter had asked her to participate in Sports Day and that she felt she had to because she had done it for her other child.
Katie said: “At first I thought, ‘My god, that was 10 years ago. I was much younger, much fitter back then. And I was like, ‘I can’t do it for one and not the other, so I’m going to have to say yes.’ But as soon as I said yes, I thought, ‘What the hell are you doing?’ »
Describing the moment she fell, Katie said: ‘It went in slow motion so I felt it happening but I didn’t feel the dress go over my head. It wasn’t until after that I thought, “Oh my God” and I turned it down, obviously. “” She went on to say that her daughter had her head in her hands and said, “Mom, you’re the only one who can do this!”
She continued, “There were moms in gym kits and I thought, ‘I know I’ll come last,’ but I thought I’d finish at least!”
Speaking about the messages she’s received, she added: “I’ve had thousands and thousands of messages, many really supporting me saying, ‘Good sport, good mum’. There have been quite a few guys saying, “You’re my kind of girl,” and stuff like that. Blocked!”