Briana Jungwirth and family taking legal action over online harassment following the birth of Freddie Tomlinson

"We have instructed attorneys to get involved"

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As any female human who has been linked to a member of One Direction over the past five years will know, their fans are fiercely protective of the boys. 

And then there's the small percentage who take things way too far - flinging death threats and abuse across the internet as if that is in any way an acceptable thing to do. (Hint: it's not). 

None have been targeted as viciously as Briana Jungwirth, (with perhaps the exception of Taylor Swift - ain't nobody had time for that) and it's now being reported that she's seeking legal  advice over the incessant trolling she's been subjected to ever since it was announced that her womb housed the baby of Louis Tomlinson. 

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A 'family source' (we assume that means her Grandma, who is quite the social media whizz and confirmed Freddie's birth before Louis even had a chance to tweet) told The Daily Mail that the Jungwirths are taking legal action - although it's not clear what that will entail. 

"It has been an onslaught," an unnamed family member explained. "The fans are attacking and breaking in to our social media profiles, trying to get our passwords, [and] calling our homes at all hours of the day and night." 

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In addition to hundreds of fake Briana accounts which now exist, fans are apparently also sharing her family's personal information. 

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"'We have tried to ignore much of it, but recently some fans have crossed the line and we have instructed attorneys to get involved," the family member continued. "When somebody starts getting belligerent then that's when the attorneys get involved."

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