(NEW YORK) — Sherri Shepherd does not take being threatened on Twitter lightly.
The View co-host and recent Dancing with the Stars contestant went to the police after a Twitter user with the handle @DaCloneKiller wrote to her, “Somebody should drag u in a back alley and rape you.”
Shepherd re-tweeted the comment Wednesday, then wrote, “THIS IS A THREAT & I’M PISSED.”
After warning her followers about the dangers of online bullying, she wrote, “Just returned from filing a police report for this online harrassment nonsense. I will be pursuing this legally.”
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Noelle Baldwin, Deseret News
Eric Bradner, CNN