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Lily Allen attacked by Twitter users

2012-07-12 13:44
Los Angeles - Lily Allen has been subjected to a stream of abuse after she reported a soldier for racism on Twitter on Wednesday.

The 27-year-old singer - who is currently pregnant with her second child with husband Sam Cooper - reported 20-year-old Harry Wilson to the Ministry of Defence after he tweeted her saying:

"just seen you bought s*** I mean adopted a child from Africa (sic)" and has since been tweeted by people calling her a "coke head" and a "stuck up wee cow".

Suzanne Fraser - a 23-year-old woman from Glasgow who tweets under the name @suzanne_x - wrote: "you are a disgrace, you kept your job when you were full of drugs & cocaine with kate moss ya stuck up wee cow!! KARMA!! (sic)"

Want him discharged

According to reports the army want to discharge Harry, and Steve Allison called her a "coke head bastard" for reporting him.

Tweeting under the name @steveallison4, he wrote: "Harry been told the top dogs in the army want him discharged! @lilyrosecooper a hope ur fuckin happy ya coke head bastard? #harrysnotaracist? (sic)"

Commenting on the Twitter trolls and her re-tweets of the abuse she has received, Lily wrote:

"Just a few examples of the drivel I'm being subjected to for reporting that guy yesterday. (sic)"

A spokesperson for the army on Wednesday said: "Racism of any kind is completely unacceptable and the army has a zero-tolerance approach to all forms of harassment and discrimination."

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