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HGTV's Ben and Erin Napier Send Strong Message to 'Really Ugly' Social Media Trolls


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Ben and Erin Napier are clapping back at the haters who leave negative comments on their social media regarding the houses they have renovated for their show, Home Town Takeover.

In an Instagram video posted on Tuesday, April 2, Erin and her husband addressed the issue of "nasty" comments while seated in the car, with Erin in the passenger seat and her husband behind the wheel.

She started the video by sharing that she's in Florida filming the third season of the HGTV series and Ben chimed in, saying "it's awesome." After that, they got straight to the point.

"We need to talk about something," Erin sternly said. "The comments on my Instagram have been really, not nice, really rude, some of you guys." Ben added, "nasty."

She continued: "Y'all realize we design these houses for people who really live in them and they really read your comments. You're not hurting my feelings at all, but you are being really ugly to the people who are living in these houses. And if you can't think of something nice to say about these people's homes," then Ben contributed, "Don't say anything at all."

Comments on her Instagram page have been limited, but many fans are coming to the couple's defensive in the comment section. "People please keep your rude remarks to yourself. Not needed at all. These two people are wonderful at what they do to these homes," one user wrote. "If you rude got all the answers then get your degree and go for it. I LOVE YOU BOTH and love your sweet giving spirit."

Ben Napier, Erin Napier
Ben Napier and Erin Napier attend the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on November 09, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee. The two recently responded to social media haters via Instagram.

Erin went on to talk about the importance of being kind. "You are gonna hurt someone's feelings who lives in that house. You know better, guys. Do better, okay? Be sweet. Like I tell my little girls, y'all can be grownups and be sweet, okay?" she said.

It's quite clear that the couple isn't keen on the trollers on social media, as Ben said the hate received is "the saddest thing" about it, people being intentionally "hurtful."

"If you're one of those people who are on social media, unfollow me now," Erin sternly said. "Thank you. I can do that for you if you'd like."

She left the video on a high note thanking the ones who left "sweet comments," she said, "Keep on being you. You're awesome."

She captioned the post with the line, "As my mama would say, y'all act like you've got some raising."

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