Unlikely model Roland Bunce quits Next modelling contest after online abuse

Unlikely model Roland Bunce quits Next modelling contest after online abuse

Unlikely model Roland Bunce quits Next modelling contest after threats and online abuse

2:21 PM on 6th July 2011

Support: A Facebook group set up in Mr Bunce

Support: A Facebook group set up in Mr Bunce”s honour won thousands of fans – but some cruel users posted threats and abuse

Abuse: One cruel commentator writes on the page set up to support Roland Bunce

Abuse: One cruel commentator writes on the page set up to support Roland Bunce

Unlikely candidate: Mr Bunce rocketed to the top of the Next modelling poll after receiving 66,000 votes, but has now pulled out after receiving abuse on his Facebook page

Unlikely candidate: Mr Bunce rocketed to the top of the Next modelling poll after receiving 66,000 votes, but has now pulled out after receiving abuse on his Facebook page

Roland

Roland”s rivals: Mr Bunce can be seen at the top of the pile alongside other potential winners of the 2,000 prize