LOVE Island star Malin Anderson has shared haunting new pictures of injuries she suffered at the hands of a violent ex.
The 28-year-old released the images as part of a campaign to encourage others going through abuse to see help.
A video posted on Instagram shows her arms covered in bruises.
Alongside it she said: “As I stare into the eyes of this girl I hardly recognise who she was. Lost confidence, beaten down – just a former version of who she used to be… (full comments below).”
Her comments come just weeks after she lashed out at the justice system after learning her violent ex was freed from prison following an attack in which he broke her hand
Tom Kemp, 28, was sentenced to jail at Aylesbury Crown Court in September after admitting to actual bodily harm, which left the reality star 'black and blue'.
Malin, took to her Instagram Stories to share her views on the matter, as she branded the justice system 'f***ed'.
In the wake of Kemp's release following his brief stint behind bars, Malin has upped security at her London home by installing high-tech equipment.
We reported last month that Kemp has served three months of a ten month sentence and will serve the remaining seven months of his term on Home Detention Curfew.
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Malin was spotted outside her London property last month as surveillance experts got to work making sure it is completely secure.
The 2016 Love Island star last year shared harrowing photos showing off gruesome bruises on her body after the abuse.
She also shared a picture of bloody nose and tear-stained face as she warned fans about domestic violence.
Kemp and Malin embarked on an on-off romance in 2018 with the star discovering she was pregnant in May that year.
They briefly split during her pregnancy amid claims Kemp had been unfaithful, but reunited shortly before daughter Consy was born.
Tragically, the baby girl passed away in January aged just four weeks due to complications from being born premature.
The pair split again after struggling with their grief before briefly reuniting.
Malin then bravely opened up about the violence after their relationship ended for good but did not name Kemp.
She revealed how the abuse began with “love bombing”, where the victim is showered with gifts and compliments.
But she told how the relationship soured when the thug began to mentally abuse her by fixating on her insecurities – calling her "ugly", "fat" and "worthless".
She said he also used to make comments about her beloved mum Consy, who died from cancer just months before her namesake granddaughter was born.
Malin now wrestles with PTSD, after the abusive relationship left her mental health and self-esteem in tatters.
She said: “You just feel helplessness, hopelessness, sadness, depression, anxiety.
"The emotional abuse stays with you a lot longer than the physical. It takes a long, long time to heal.”
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