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Jules Robinson sets the record straight on maternity photoshoot controversy

"Thank you for having my back and standing up.”
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When Jules Robinson shared her latest maternity photo shoot, she didn’t expect the backlash.

The 42-year-old, who is just weeks away from welcoming her second child, was inundated with hate comments from trolls online, who claimed the MAFS star heavily retouched the photos.

Jules Robinson at her baby shower
(Credit: Instagram)

Jules’ photographer, Deanna Gaynor, was quick to jump to her client’s defence, confirming she did not photoshop the image.

“It’s disheartening to see that pregnant women would be trolled and bullied for capturing their beautiful journey and wanting to share that so others build the confidence to do the same,” she wrote on Instagram. “Being unsupportive and cruel doesn’t just hurt them; it reveals a lot about you. If belittling others makes you feel better, it’s time to reflect and seek help.”

“Just for the record, Jules’ skin is NOT photoshopped in this image. Yes, I do use Photoshop but she specifically asked me not to do any skin retouching, so what you see is creative lighting, camera exposure and saturation and colour balance and temperature and aperture at play. I won’t accept her being bullied for this image, it’s simply disgraceful.” This image is ART and if you don’t like it, keep your opinions to yourself. “

Jules herself was quick to thank her photographer, cheekily commenting “What can I say…you’re that good [that] they think I’m airbrushed.” Before adding, “Thank you for having my back and standing up.”

Deanna wasn’t the only one defending Jules, with fellow MAFS star Lauren Dunn also calling out the “trolling.”

“Good on you for calling it out,” she commented. “Trolling only comes from a please of deep insecurity and jealousy. Doesn’t excuse it, but at least you know you’re doing something right! Women trolling women (specially pregnant women) is such a stain on our sisterhood.”

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Cameron and Jules are hoping their son Ollie will soon have a little sister. (Credit: Uzuri Photography)

The photoshoot comes after Jules confessed in an in interview with the Daily Mail that she and her husband Cam “want to have another baby.”

“Who knows? I think if there’s a will, there’s a way,” she said.

The couple, who met on the sixth season of Married at First Sight in 2018 welcomed their first son, Ollie in 2020.

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