Perth influencer Jessica Pinili has lashed out at “keyboard warriors” that labelled her a “spoilt brat” and a “princess” after she complained about her mandatory hotel quarantine earlier this week.
The 26-year-old health coach revealed she had been left in tears after reading some of the comments online in response to her thoughts on being stuck in Perth’s luxury Duxton Hotel for 14 days.
“Cyber-bullying is a real thing and it’s disgusting the comments that have been made,” she told news.com.au.
“It’s just nasty. Some said I was selfish for wanting air,” she added.
Jessica Pinili shared an update on her situation with followers on Sunday, clarifying that her rant wasn’t ‘about gratitude’ but rather a matter of ‘human rights’.
“I don’t have access to a balcony or a window that opens…” she said in a video.
“[That] means for 14 days I will not have fresh air. There are people patrolling the corridor. I can’t even walk up and down the corridor. This is worse than being a prisoner, prisoners get fresh air.”
However, her situation was met with little sympathy online - similar to the outrage many expressed after Lara Worthington also complained about the quarantine hotel her mother had been placed in this week.
Jessica went on to say the backlash was “one of hardest days mentally” she’d experienced.
“All of us in quarantine are struggling without sunlight or a few minutes of air,” she said.
“It’s about people’s mental health. Even if we had 10 minutes fresh air escorted by police officers wearing a hazmat suit, I know we would be happy with that.”
TV chef hits out at ‘disgusting’ food in hotel quarantine
Earlier this week Aussie chef Lyndey Milan also spoke out about the ‘disgusting’ food while in mandatory coronavirus quarantine in a 5-star Sydney hotel.
The host of popular TV series Lyndey Milan’s Taste of Australia, and her partner John have been in isolation at the $250+ per night Hilton since they flew in from the UK on Sunday morning.
“There’s no information, no communication. Keep us informed of what’s going on, we’re not in jail,” Lyndey told Yahoo Lifestyle.
After flying in at 7 am and arriving at the Hilton some hours later, it was 12.30 pm when they received “a plastic bag on the doorknob” containing some long-life milk, prepackaged muesli, an apple and not much else.
Dinner on night two arrived at 9.30 pm, cold and barely edible, she claimed.
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