Jack Monroe “fell apart as a person” after defamatory tweets sent by Mail Online columnist Katie Hopkins, the food blogger has told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme.
Monroe successfully sued Hopkins over two tweets published in 2015, asking if Monroe had “scrawled on any [war] memorials recently”.
This had suggested Monroe had either vandalised a war memorial or “condoned or approved” of it, the blogger said.
Hopkins told the BBC: “No comment.”
Monroe told the programme Hopkins’s tweets had left the blogger “absolutely horrified”.
“My brother is an officer in RAF, my dad was