Tina O’Brien has been backed by fans who have condemned her ex Ryan Thomas for including their daughter Scarlett in his baby announcement video.
Ryan’s fiancee Lucy Mecklenburgh is pregnant, and they filmed a video of the couple breaking the news to Scarlett, 10.
In the clip, she’s seen opening a box that revealed she is going to have a new baby brother or sister – and she burst into tears.
Tina, 36, later posted a series of cryptic Instagram posts, appearing to hit out at Ryan.
Tina’s second was a quote saying “people will hear what they want to hear” and fans flocked to her page to back her up.
One wrote: “I watched the video of the balloon announcement and I found the whole thing very uncomfortable to be honest.
“Firstly didnt think it was fair on the child to have it all so public.
“Children instinctively know when they have a reaction expected of them and the poor girl didn’t know what to do and so responded with tears.”
Another added: “Yotally agree , they weren’t happy tears at all…
“A lot of children aren’t too happy with that news, she should’ve been told privately.
“I also don’t like the way he parades her around , treats her like a teenager not a little girl.”
A third commented: “I can imagine her daughter went home to her mum feeling overwhelmed, it was all very public, also she’s been her dads baby all her life.
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“Her mum might have been cross that a video of her daughter so emotional was made so public. I doubt after so long there’s any jealousy there.”
However, others insisted Ryan was not in the wrong for sharing a sweet clip of the former couple’s little girl,
They wrote: “We’ve seen Scarlett a MILLION times. It’s not like Tina’s not happy with her appearing on social media.”