Speaking to The Daily Telegraph, the Sweaty Betty PR founder called out her critics, but urged them to leave her kids, Pixie, 4, and Hunter, 2, alone.
“We have this really strange mentality in Australia that if you work hard, if you succeed if you push the boundaries if you take risks there’s something sinister about it,” she said.
“And I’m like "You know what? I p**s you off that f**king much just by trying to do the best I can, well watch me push even harder — watch me want to achieve more.”
The 35-year-old insisted that all the nastiness only pushes her to do better.
“I don’t really fall in a heap. I cry every now and again, not too often: I don’t want my make-up running.”