The online trolling and conspiracy theorists led to Szubanski defending herself to “Covid deniers” in her mentions:
Ok here’s the thing. Troll me much as you like I am NEVAH gonna close my Twitter account. Bring it Covid Deniers -… https://t.co/CV1xQu7VUQ
— Magda Szubanski AO (@Magda Szubanski AO)
Then a row about weight erupted.
Many sent some comments in the comedian's way which equated being overweight with being unhealthy. Some suggested she shouldn't be speaking about anything health-related or the virus because of her weight.
@DanielAndrewsMP A high risk person promoting the lockdown? Well, she certainly should be in lockdown to protect he… https://t.co/gPaPjdPbFh