Billie Faiers Responds To Being Accused Of ‘Airbrushing’ Her Children

'It was such a nice photo that I wanted to share it and I got a lot more positives than negatives'

Former TOWIE star Billie Faiers has responded to comments that criticised her for ‘airbrushing’ photos of her children.

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Earlier this month the mum-of-two posted a picture of her adorable children to Instagram, below, which received a number of negative comments accusing her of blurring their faces.

Now Billie has spoken out about the accusations, saying that while she used a filter, she did not airbrush the pic of her children.

My little darlings .. 💗💙🌎

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‘I just took a photo and put a filter on it with the flash. It looked… pure, they’re babies, they’re going to look pure anyway, but it was literally just a filter,’ the reality TV star told FEMAIL.

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‘It was such a nice photo that I wanted to share it and I got a lot more positives than negatives, but there were a few people commenting that I’d edited it.’

Billie also pointed out that, in the age of Instagram, she’s not alone in using a filter on her snaps: ‘It was a filter, in this day and age people use filters all the time.

My beautiful darling niece 💗 … Auntie loves you so much, you are beyond perfect 💗

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‘I feel like sometimes no matter what you do you get criticised,’ she added. Everyone’s going to have an opinion and I think when you are putting yourself out there on social media, you’ve just got to kind of accept it.

‘Everyone’s got their own way of doing things. I think as mums we should all support each other – because everyone’s situations are different – and not be so judgmental.’

By Lucy Abbersteen