The 34-year-old tourism manager from Tasmania, who was eliminated from the weight loss reality TV show during last night's episode, said that she was upset when she was recently bullied online just because fans had tainted her by her association with Cummins.
Hantke told the Herald Sun that she was shocked to read nasty comments on various online forums about The Biggest Loser and started to regret her friendship with Cummins.
She said: "I was disgusted with what Margie was saying and how she was treating us when I was able to watch the show myself. But that's no excuse for people to be so horrible online."
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After her elimination, Hantke joined a secret training group run by personal trainer Shannan Ponton along with other eliminated contestants such as Lisa Ritherdon and Selena Brown.
As part of this group, she could win the opportunity to return to The Biggest Loser competition.
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