Zara McDermott reveals she’s quit Made In Chelsea after revenge porn documentary

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ZARA McDermott has revealed she’s quit Made In Chelsea after making her revenge porn documentary.

The 24-year-old Love Island and Instagram star is now one of Britain’s highest-profile campaigners against revenge porn.

Zara McDermott has quit Made in Chelsea after making her revenge porn documentary

In a new BBC documentary on the subject, she explains how she was left contemplating suicide after a horrific incident at school in Essex when she was just 14.

Having been badly bullied, Zara was pressured by a boy into sending him a nude photograph.

Since making the documentary, Zara has reassessed what she wants to do with her future and platform and has decided to step away from reality TV.

Zara, who joined Made in Chelsea in October 2019 after meeting boyfriend Sam Thompson, told The Sun’s TV Mag: “I’ve left. Sam’s still in.

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Zara joined the E4 show in 2019 when she met boyfriend Sam Thompson[/caption]

Zara has made a new documentary about revenge porn for the BBC after her own experience as a teenager
Sam will remain on the show despite his girlfriend quitting

“I would like to do more documentaries. I’m bursting with ideas. I think I surprised myself – I was obviously nervous, a year ago. I enjoyed that gratification of helping people.

“That’s my goal for this year and next year. No more reality TV, it’s hard on the soul.”

Zara, who was a Government advisor before she found fame on Love Island in 2018, added: “The reason why I’d loved working in government is I’d come home at the end of the day and feel like I’d helped someone.

“My experience was every change you make was positive, and that’s something I’ve missed for a few years, before making this documentary.


Zara finds influencing ‘superficial’ and wants to do more to help others
Zara spoke about her plans for the future to The Sun’s TV Mag

“Influencing is amazing, you get to travel around the world, it’s quite a superficial way of living.

“Superficial isn’t always bad, but there comes a point where I have a very active brain and I want to feel like I’m doing something and making some kind of positive change. That’s when I think I’ll go back.

“For now, my priority is being able to find a great balance of all the different things, influencing, fashion, working with charities, campaigning for changes in revenge porn law.

“And taking a step back from reality TV. No more reality TV for me.” 

You can read the full interview in TV Mag, available only with The Sun every Saturday. Zara McDermott: Revenge Porn is available on BBC Three and on iPlayer from Tuesday, February 23.

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