BBC sports news reporter Sonja McLaughlan started her career as a trainee intern at BBC in 1988. With decades of sports news presentation experience, McLaughlan is among the best in the sports reporting field. Sonja took to Twitter on 27th February 2021 to address social media abuses after covering the Wales-England rugby match.
BBC Strongly Condemned The Social Media Abuse Sent to Sonja.
Sonja had to face brutal abuses throughout social media because of her questioning on the captain and England`s head coach after their loss to Wales. She expressed how terrible she was feeling writing: Toxic, embarrassing, disgraceful, appalling—just some of the feedback I’ve had.
Thanks for using @ sign, so it’s all hit home.
Now imagine getting inundated with abuse for doing your job.
In my car crying. I hope you’re happy.
Sonja received support from BBC and RFU, stating that she has been a critical member. Also, Six Nations added in a Twitter post showing strong support to the reporter.
BBC Sport Wales, addressing online abuse through their Twitter.
Sonja McLaughlan Married To Husband?
Sonja McLaughlan, on September 11, 2012, was seen sharing her wedding plans on marrying her then-boyfriend via Twitter. McLaughlan shared she had been engaged to her boyfriend and was looking forward to the wedding. Who is Sonja McLaughlan married to? Who is McLaughlan's husband?
Sonja McLaughlan discusses her boyfriend and dream marriage spot with Alex Lowe, Deputy Rugby Correspondent, on 11 September 2012. (Photo: Sonja McLaughlan's Twitter)
After revealing some hinted details about her relationship back in 2012, she has not spoken about her current relationship status. Nevertheless, her fans and admirers are hopeful to hear proper news about her love life in the near time.
Sonja McLaughlan Wiki/Bio: Age, Family
Sonja McLaughlan celebrates her birthday on the 9th of September. She was born in East Molesey, United Kingdom. McLaughlan's grandparents owned the "Palace Hotel" in Aberfeldy, Scotland, around the late 1950s.
Her parents belonged to two mixed nationalities; Scottish and Britain. Her father was a chief engineer on Concorde’s maiden flight. He passed away in the year 2000.