Former Australian player Jelena Dokic called out trolls on Instagram and promised to keep fighting the negativity and online abuse that she's receiving.
Dokic published her autobiography several years ago describing her life and career with everything negative that ever happened to her. That was a lot of the unfortunate including almost attempting suicide. The message she received referenced her near-suicide attempt which she admitted made her cry.
The message was written in her native language and she translated it:
"NOW THAT THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN IS STARTING WILL JELENA DOKIC TRY TO KILL HERSELF LIKE SHE DOES EVERY YEAR”.
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She added her own thoughts below:
“I am thinking of all those who have committed suicide, those who have wanted to, those who have lost friends and loved ones to suicide and all those struggling. I am fighting for all of those who feel like they don’t have a voice, who don’t feel like they are being heard, for those who are struggling, for those who have struggled with suicidal thoughts, have lost loved ones and friends to suicide, and I am fighting against ignorance, bad people, trolls, online abuse and disgusting human beings.”