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Chrissy Teigen reveals she’s sober for 100 days after cyberbullying scandal

Chrissy Teigen reveals 100 days sober after quitting alcohol in wake of cyberbullying scandal – while insisting she’s ‘glad it happened’ because it made her a ‘better person’

  • The mother of two sat down for her first TV interview since she was accused of cyberbullying multiple people, including model Courtney Stodden
  • She revealed to the Today show’s Hoda Kotb that she’s been sober since July, saying she’s “feeling so good” and “very clear-headed”
  • In May, tweets from 2011 revealed that Teigen, 35, had urged a then 16-year-old Stodden to commit suicide and insinuated that Lindsay Lohan slit her wrists.
  • Teigen issued a lengthy public apology for the tweets in a Medium post, in which she admitted to being a ‘troll’ and an ‘a**hole’
  • The backlash from the scandal caused multiple brands to drop Teigen’s cookware brand, including Macy’s Target and Bloomingdale’s
  • On Tuesday’s Today show, Teigen insisted she “feels like she’s done the world” to become a “better person.”
  • “I just hope these people can forgive me,” she added, admitting she fired off the cruel tweets without thinking “about the impact.”


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Chrissy Teigen has revealed that she has been sober for 100 days and has given up alcohol in the weeks after she was accused of cyberbullying multiple celebrities in cruel tweets, including a post urging then-teenage Courtney Stodden to commit suicide.

Teigen, 35, discussed her sobriety in her first TV interview since the scandal first unfolded in May — when several of the model’s tweets came back online, sparking a quick and bitter response that led to her cookware brand was scrapped by several major brands.

The mother of two revealed to the Today The show’s Hoda Kotb says she’s been sober since July, adding that her decision to quit alcohol helped her “do the work” she needed to do to become a “better person.”

“I’m actually 100 days sober today and I’m so excited,” the cookbook author revealed. ‘I feel so good, I feel very clear in my head.

Change: Chrissy Teigen has revealed she's been sober for 100 days after giving up alcohol in the weeks after receiving outrage over resurfaced tweets about cyberbullying

Change: Chrissy Teigen has revealed she’s been sober for 100 days after giving up alcohol in the weeks after receiving outrage over resurfaced tweets about cyberbullying

Response: In May of this year, it was revealed that Teigen, 35, had sent a barrage of vicious tweets to a then 16-year-old Courtney Stodden, including one urging the model to 'go to sleep forever'

Response: In May of this year, it was revealed that Teigen, 35, had sent a barrage of vicious tweets to a then 16-year-old Courtney Stodden, including one urging the model to 'go to sleep forever'

Response: In May of this year, it was revealed that Teigen, 35, had sent a barrage of vicious tweets to a then 16-year-old Courtney Stodden, including one urging the model to 'go to sleep forever'

Response: In May of this year, it was revealed that Teigen, 35, had sent a barrage of vicious tweets to a then 16-year-old Courtney Stodden, including one urging the model to 'go to sleep forever'

Response: In May of this year, it was revealed that Teigen, 35, had sent a barrage of vicious tweets to a then 16-year-old Courtney Stodden, including one urging the model to ‘go to sleep forever’

“I feel like I’ve done the job and I just hope these people can forgive and welcome the fact that hopefully they’ve seen me get better.”

Speaking of the fallout from the scandal, Teigen — who lost several brand deals as a result of the controversy — insisted she’s “glad it happened” because it’s made her “a stronger person” and a “better person.”

“I think you learn so much in the moments when you lose so much, you lose everything, your world is a bit upside down,” she said.

“For me, it was a big moment of, ‘Wow, I need to figure out how to get better, how to grow from this, how to learn from this.’

“There’s that old cliché like I’m glad it happened, but it really made me a stronger person, a better person.”

Teigen first came under fire for cyberbullying in May of this year when it was revealed she had posted a barrage of tweets in 2011 telling a then 16-year-old Stodden – who had just tied the knot. dated 50-year-old actor Doug Stodden – to “go to sleep forever.”

After the tweets were revealed, Stodden – who identifies as non-binary – spoke about the bullying they faced from Teigen, insisting the posts were only a small part of the photo and revealing that the former Sports Illustrated model also private would DM. me and tell me to kill myself.”

Stodden said they faced relentless bullying, both public and private, from Teigen, who tweeted to the then-teenager in 2011, “My Friday fantasy: you. dirty nap. mmmmmm honey’, followed by: ‘go. to sleep. forever.’

Old tweets from 2013 also resurfaced in which Teigen described the then nine-year-old Oscar nominee Quvenzhané Wallis as “stubborn” and Teen Mom star Farrah Abraham, then 21, a “wh***”.

Lindsay Lohan was also the subject of an insensitive message from Teigen. A January 2011 tweet read: ‘Lindsay adds a few more slits to her wrists when she sees Emma Stone’

Amid the backlash, Teigen was dropped by several companies, including Safely, the cleaning brand she co-founded with Kris Jenner; while her cookware brand was also dropped by Macy’s, Target and Bloomingdale’s.

She was also pulled from the Netflix show Never Have I Ever.

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