Maura Higgins defends Molly-Mae as Shaughna Phillips weighs in on ‘tone deaf’ remarks

Maura Higgins defended her friend Molly-Mae Hague after she was crushed for her “deaf” comments on her success.

Former Love Island star Molly-Mae, 22, who recently enjoyed a trip to New York City with her boyfriend Tommy Fury, 22, appeared on The Diary of a CEO podcast with Steven Bartlett and has told its 107,000 YouTube subscribers how anyone can get what they want as long as they work hard enough for it.

“You are given a life and it is up to you what you do with it. You can literally go in any direction, “he told Steven, who is a businessman, entrepreneur, co-founder of Social Chain and investor in Dragons’ Den.

Meanwhile, Love Island contestant Shaughna Phillips, 27, tweeted to her 100,400 followers: “If there’s one thing about me, you’ll never see me bragging about the things I have, or being flashy, or sporting my earnings.



Maura Higgins has come to the defense of her friend Molly-Mae Hague

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“I am VERY aware that I have had an absolute touch in life, and it is not due to hard work. What I do now is not hard work and I will never miss it.”

The former Celebs Go Dating beauty then tweeted: “Molly Mae is young, she has been very successful very quickly and not much” life. ”

“So I can understand why he has these opinions. We all say things when we’re younger and we look back and think ‘well, that was stupid’ lol. No shadow, I want to live in his bubble.”



Molly-Mae Hague was criticized for her comments on the success
Molly-Mae was criticized for her comments on the success

Meanwhile Irish beauty Maura, 31, who starred opposite Molly-Mae on Love Island, replied, “You sure know how someone in this industry can be lonely and scary when the whole internet is banging you. to your opinion yes, but I’m really surprised you commented on all of this. ”

But Shaughna was quick to defend herself and said, “100%! That’s why I tweeted this in her defense. She’s young and successful, it’s not her fault she has these opinions. Like I said, no shadow, just jel lol.” .

It comes after Molly-Mae, who is the creative director of the fashion label PrettyLittleThing and has 6.3 million followers on Instagram, described as “if you want something enough you can get it.”



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Shaughna Phillips tweeted her views on the podcast comments

He continued: “I understand that we all have different backgrounds and have grown up in different ways and have different financial situations, but I think if you want something enough you can get it.

“It just depends on how hard you want to push yourself to get to where you want to be in the future. And I’ll go to anything. “

He added: “I did my best to get to where I am now.”

While some agreed with her mindset, many slammed her for not understanding the privileged background she comes from over others who have to work twice as much.

“So funny that people gassed her so much they feel comfortable saying it. She has always been wealthy and for her to say that she is so deaf, “wrote one person on Twitter.

Another shared: “I respect Molly Mae for making the most of her opportunity and grabbing it with both hands, but DESPERATE for the quote about everyone having the same time on a day by Beyoncé. The reality is that social inequality it means there will never be a uniform playing field. “

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