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Cher Lloyd Urges Government To Stop Online Bullies

She thinks "nobody really cares" about abusers on the internet...

Cher Lloyd has urged the government to stop online bullies, insisting that there is not enough being done to protect young people on the internet.

The Swagger Jagger singer, who has been a victim of online abuse, even receiving death threats on Twitter, told BBC Newsbeat: "It disgusts me that online bullying - nobody really cares about it."

She continued: "No-one has made a big enough impact to stop these people. I'd definitely like to see more done about it."

When asked who she believes should be dealing with the problem, The X Factor star claimed: "I kind of think it's the government. It's one thing writing to me. I'm getting stronger with this stuff, I can take it on the chin but there are girls out there and boys out there that can't take that."

"It's funny to say, how do you cope with it? Because I don't cope with it. It's really hard. If I get a nasty tweet, or if someone shouts at me in the street that's really disrespectful to me or my family, I kind of wait until I go home."

The 17-year old added: "You shut the door and then you can have a cry about it. No-one needs to know."

Lloyd is gearing up to release her new single, With Ur Love - a collaboration with Mike Posner  - on 7th November - ahead of her debut album. 

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