Kirstie Allsopp has taken to social media to slam a weight loss advert that has used her to advertise a slimming product.
The TV presenter, who lives in Devon, has by no means endorsed fat burners, however claims fraudsters are utilizing her image and saying she is a fan of the weight loss line Garcinia Vita.
The web site gonagram.com is paying Twitter to advertise a faux information story, she says, which wrongly suggests Kirstie has spent the previous two years “developing a line of highly potent and effective weight loss products that she claims are the solution to those who don’t want to resort to plastic surgery or dieting”.
Kirstie instructed her social media followers: “I am trying to get to the bottom of this. I have not and never will take, support or endorse any product sold or designed to promote weight loss.”
The bogus web site even used The Sun’s brand on a sham story with the headline: “Exclusive: Cover-up hits the set of ‘Love It or List It’ As Channel four provides Kirstie the boot after she ‘lied’ to producers’.
Although it would not point out the drugs in the headline, the purpose is to get readers clicking on the hyperlink the place they are going to be instructed about the weight loss product.
Kirstie has continued to inform her followers on Twitter that it’s a rip-off and he or she has “by no means promoted or offered any weight loss plan product and by no means would”.
Meanwhile different social media posts falsely declare they’re revealing Kirstie’s “next steps after controversial statements” with a view to push the fat burners.
Kirstie will not be the first superstar to be targets by scammers.
This Morning host Holly Willoughby was additionally focused after she noticed adverts claiming she took Purefit Keto to assist her slim down – regardless of her having nothing to do with the fat-burning drugs.
They mentioned Holly feared her weight was “getting a little out of hand” and had turned to the “secret method” praised by celebrities.
The advert recommended Holly had given an unique interview with ITV News about how the so-called skinny tablet burns fats rapidly.
But in actuality, the This Morning host had no concept she was being used on this means.