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Morto Una Healy shares story of how she accidently posted risqué photo on Instagram

'My phone was hopping then, getting all these messages from people saying the photo was hot'

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Una Healy

Una Healy

Una Healy

Singer Una Healy has revealed the moment she accidently posted a risqué photo to her 645,000 Instagram followers. 

The Saturdays star was hosting her Country Hits Radio show this morning when she asked listeners to share their own incidents of sending the wrong message or photo.

She then shared her own moment of dread as she described how she posted the embarrassing photo to her Instagram story.

"This is what I did over the last Bank Holiday," she explained to listeners.

"So - hear me out - I was enjoying myself in the last bit of sun of the summer, and I didn't want any tan lines, so I removed my straps, pushed them down, wasn't revealing myself too much you know."

"I do have neighbours, (who) could have a quick look over the wall if they wanted to so I still had my bits covered."

Una's mum was concerned that her daughter might be getting too much sun so she made her daughter put on an old bandana from the 90s to shield her head.

"I put it on my head, and just wanted to see what I looked like with these massive sunglasses and bandana, I'd bet I looked like Axel Rose or something. I got my phone out and I was using it as a mirror, and I was like 'wow, I look a bit funny there!'"

"I went into my Instagram for filters... the next thing my mum was talking to me so I put it down, I had taken a picture but it was only for myself because it wasn't a pretty sight to be honest. I put it down and accidentally my thumb brushed off 'send.'"

"Where did it go? To my whole entire followers, so to over 600,000 people" she continued.

"My phone was hopping then, getting all these messages from people saying the photo was hot, risqué, asking was it meant for someone else. I deleted it with panic, that shame, pure fear was setting in I was like delete, delete, delete."

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It got worse when she realised that the photo had synced to her Facebook, and had been posted online for hours.

"Deleted it off my Instagram but it was still up on the stories on my Facebook! It was up there still a few hours later - cringe! Total cringe!"

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