Rachel Rileys husband Pasha shares worries over stress as first baby stopped kicking when she was trolled

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Pasha Kovalev has opened up on the horrific trolling his wife Rachel Riley receives, admitting he worries about the stress it can cause their unborn child.

Rachel, 35, is currently pregnant with her and 41 year old Pasha's second child, after welcoming their daughter Maven in December 2019.

Countdown star Rachel is regularly swamped with negative messages, with her name trending on Twitter as recently as Tuesday, as people posted with horrible remarks.

She previously revealed how the stress of being trolled had such an effect on her, revealing: "My baby stopped wriggling for a couple of days," before blocking the vile people as it's "not worth the hormones."

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Strictly Come Dancing star Pasha has now opened up on the negativity Rachel faces as he backed the Mirror's Stop Online Hate campaign.

He said: "I definitely can see how it stresses her. The smallest stress affects how the baby's development is going.

"If you come up to someone on the street and tell them something like that, you're probably going to get some sort of repercussion. You'd be held accountable for your actions.

"Online there's a limited amount of repercussion, and it opens a floodgate. It should be stopped."

He also vowed to "support the people around me in this position and hope and try to build steps towards getting it safer out there online for everyone."

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Rachel announced she was expecting the pair's second child earlier this month, posting a photo of herself in front of a Countdown conundrum – in the same way she opted to announce her pregnancy with first child Maven.

Rachel's image showed her standing next to the Countdown board, which read "fitt Riley" while she is cradling her bump in a black, red and pink floral dress.

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She then told her legion of followers: "A special teatime teaser!

"And your clue is… Riley had this to thank for the reason her clothes no longer fit her… And it'll only get worse till Autumn!"

She went on: "Happy, happy days for our little family @pashakovalev and future big sister Mave."

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