'She is worried and distraught': Ferne McCann and baby daughter Sunday 'targeted by vicious trolls' after ex Arthur Collins is jailed for acid attack

  • Ferne, 27, and her newborn daughter have been subjected to vile trolling
  • The reality shares seven-week-old Sunday with ex-boyfriend Collins, 25
  • Collins was jailed for 20 years last week for his part in a London nightclub acid attack that injured 22 people

Ferne McCann's ex-boyfriend and the father of her child, Arthur Collins was jailed last week for a monstrous acid attack injuring 22 people.

And the reality star, 27, has reportedly lost weight as she struggles to cope with the abuse from online trolls after her ex-boyfriend's sentencing,The Mirror reports.

The former TOWIE star is said to have been left 'distraught' and isn't sleeping after her seven-week-old daughter Sunday, whom she shares with Arthur, was targeted by 'vicious' trolls.

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'She is worried and distraught': Ferne McCann 'lost weight and sleep' as her daughter Sunday was targeted by 'vicious' online trolls after the dad of her baby Arthur Collins was jailed

'She is worried and distraught': Ferne McCann 'lost weight and sleep' as her daughter Sunday was targeted by 'vicious' online trolls after the dad of her baby Arthur Collins was jailed

The source told the publication: 'Ferne isn’t bearing up well at all. We’re all really worried. She isn’t sleeping well and is finding all the unwanted attention hard to deal with.

'People are being really vicious and are even being mean about Sunday. She is distraught. 

'Before Arthur was sentenced Ferne was getting a lot of positive support but now the tide seems to be changing – it’s not nice at all.' 

MailOnline has contacted Ferne's representatives for comment.  

Guilty: Ferne's ex-boyfriend Arthur Collins, 25, was jailed for twenty years on Tuesday after being found guilty of an acid attack in east London, which injured 22 people in April

Guilty: Ferne's ex-boyfriend Arthur Collins, 25, was jailed for twenty years on Tuesday after being found guilty of an acid attack in east London, which injured 22 people in April

The television sensation's only joint interview with ex-boyfriend and now jailbird Arthur was recently unearthed - and shows signs their romance was doomed from the start.

Arthur, 25, was jailed for twenty years after he was found guilty of an acid attack in east London, which injured 22 people in April. 

Just one week before the attack however, he and Ferne had released an interview with OK! - which not only spoke of their future together, but also saw the reality star, 27, overlook Arthur's 'bad boy' past.  

Looking back: Ferne's only joint interview with ex-boyfriend and now jailbird Arthur Collins has been unearthed - and shows signs their romance was doomed from the start

Looking back: Ferne's only joint interview with ex-boyfriend and now jailbird Arthur Collins has been unearthed - and shows signs their romance was doomed from the start

During their year-long romance past Facebook posts of Arthur's, which discussed class-A drugs with his friends, emerged online, and left her fans shocked.

In the now-heartbreaking interview however, former TOWIE star Ferne stood by her beau, and admitted her belief he had changed - just one week before his shocking attack at Mangle nightclub.

Discussing the evidence of his bad-boy past, she simply said: 'We all did silly things when we were teenagers.' 

Heartbreaking: The interview, released on the day of the acid attack, heard Ferne gush of her romance with Arthur, and claim they plan to marry and have children in the future

Heartbreaking: The interview, released on the day of the acid attack, heard Ferne gush of her romance with Arthur, and claim they plan to marry and have children in the future

The interview, which hit shelves on the day of the acid attack, also saw Ferne gush of their blossoming romance with Arthur, and confess her hopes the pair would marry and have a family in the future.

Despite only a year of romance, she told the magazine: 'We spend every night together anyway. Moving in is definitely the next step. And I know that seems a bit rushed, but when you know, you know.'

She even touched upon their future nuptials - revealing the pair had been discussing a relaxed beach wedding, with Ferne matching the theme with bare feet and flowers in her hair.  

Stand by you: It also saw Ferne overlook his bad boy past, with the star stating of his previous Facebook posts discussing Class-A drugs: 'We all did silly things when we were teenagers'

Stand by you: It also saw Ferne overlook his bad boy past, with the star stating of his previous Facebook posts discussing Class-A drugs: 'We all did silly things when we were teenagers'

Troubled: Their loved-up display has been unearthed online, one day after Arthur was found guilty of an acid attack and jailed for 20 years, with an extended license of five years

Troubled: Their loved-up display has been unearthed online, one day after Arthur was found guilty of an acid attack and jailed for 20 years, with an extended license of five years

The pair first got together in summer 2016, but had just reconciled after a brief break at the time of the interview.

During their time apart, the reality star had continued on her quest for love by going on E4's Celebs Go Dating - something Arthur confessed he had not been happy about.

He said: 'I only watched it a few times – I was a little bit [jealous], yes! I didn't watch too much of it because I didn't want to see her going on dates.' 

Their loved-up display has been unearthed online, one day after Arthur was found guilty of an acid attack and jailed for 20 years, with an extended license of five years.

Fateful night: The 25-year-old had hurled acid across the dancefloor at Mangle nightclub near Dalston and injured 22 - three of whom who testified in court

Fateful night: The 25-year-old had hurled acid across the dancefloor at Mangle nightclub near Dalston and injured 22 - three of whom who testified in court

Solo: Three weeks after the attack, Ferne confirmed she was pregnant with his child, and broke down on ITV's This Morning as she revealed her plans to raise the baby alone

Solo: Three weeks after the attack, Ferne confirmed she was pregnant with his child, and broke down on ITV's This Morning as she revealed her plans to raise the baby alone

The 25-year-old had hurled acid across the dancefloor at Mangle nightclub near Dalston and injured 22 - three of whom who testified in court.   

Arthur, who branded the crime 'a silly little mistake', was seen winking at his family as he was given his sentence by Judge Noel Lucas QC, who branded him a 'calculating liar'.

He also said Collins had not shown the 'slightest remorse' after the 'deliberate and calculated attack' in April. 

Three weeks after the attack, Ferne confirmed she was pregnant with his child, and broke down on ITV's This Morning as she revealed her plans to raise the baby alone.

She welcomed daughter Sunday in November, and took her to visit Arthur in Category A Belmarsh prison once - reportedly telling him: 'This is the last time you will see either of us.' 

Just the two of us: She welcomed daughter Sunday in November, but has since cut contact with Arthur and has told him he will never see them again

Just the two of us: She welcomed daughter Sunday in November, but has since cut contact with Arthur and has told him he will never see them again

Big moment: The original interview appeared in OK! in April

Big moment: The original interview appeared in OK! in April

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