Bachelorette Katie Thurston Says She'll Block Trolls Who Criticize Her Looks: 'I'm a F------ Gift'
"It's not about the wrapping paper, it's the gift inside," the reality star told her followers
Katie Thurston has no time for negativity.
"Alright, I'm creating a new rule for myself. Anyone who wants to message me about my part, or my fashion or lack thereof, I'm just going to block you," she said with a laugh.
"I mean, I know a lot of you guys don't have any hate about it," she added. "They're just giving me friendly suggestions, but when you get them every day, it's just like, God damn."
"Look, I'm just like your basic f---ing girl who somehow became a Bachelorette," continued Thurston, who first appeared on Matt James' season of The Bachelor. "But you know, I've said it before, and I'm going to say it again: It's not about the wrapping paper, it's the gift inside."
"And that's what I am — a f---ing gift. So this," she said, pointing to her hair and graphic tee — "doesn't matter."
Thurston also shared a direct message from one of her followers as an example.
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"Hey love u girlie ur gorgeous but the side part," the user wrote, with a gritted teeth emoji. Replied Thurston: "Thank you for your feedback."
The Bachelorette airs Mondays (8 p.m. ET) on ABC.