A mum sparked a furious debate with This Morning viewers after revealing she hunts and kills animals to feed her family.
Rachel Carrie, who described herself as an “animal lover”, revealed that she had been a vegetarian when she was younger as she questioned where meat had come from.
Her dad later took her shooting and since then she has never looked back, but insisted that she had trained in order to do it properly.
She also has permission from the owner of the land behind her house, meaning that she is able to hunt.
Speaking to hosts Ben Shephard and Jenni Falconer, she was probed on being the “glamorous face of hunting”.
“I wouldn’t say I’m the glamorous face of hunting,” Rachel insisted. “There are thousands of people doing what I do.”
Rachel said she began butchering and skinning rabbits when she was eight years old and now, after training, hunts animals herself for her family.
This includes stalking and killing deer to feed her family.
Questioned about potentially hurting the animals, she said: “You would not take the shot if you weren’t 100% certain.”
Unsurprisingly, her comments divided Twitter and sparked a furious debate among viewers.
One tweeted: “‘I’m an avid animal lover’ Yet she goes out and shoots them in cold blood. Give over love, what a stupid woman!”
While another commented: “@thismorning is this woman for real? The game was living a happy life. Yes! Until you came along and shot it. Not impressed with this feature today #thismorning.”
A third remarked: “It’s bad enough having this woman on your show, why are you showing photos of her with her kills? Disgusting! #ThisMorning.”
One fumed: “Omg she’s disgusting. Killing poor animals. Why can’t she buy it from a supermarket where it’s already prepared? #thismorning.”
But another wrote: “@thismorning #thismorning so proud of this lady!! She looks beautiful and I bet shes so healthy! No more preservatives and random stuff companies are putting in our food!”
While another wrote: “All these people on Twitter saying this woman is cruel… yet they’ll be going to Maccy’s after for a burger and chicken nuggets. Honestly where do people think meat comes from?? #ThisMorning.”
*This Morning airs weekdays at 10.30am on ITV