Alex Fevola Slams Mia Fevola’s Love Life Rumors, Who Her Boyfriend Is
Brendan Fevola’s wife has slammed ‘derogatory’ rumors about her daughter, who has been mocked by internet trolls for her dating history.
Alex Fevola has slammed “derogatory” rumors about his daughter Mia, who has been branded by internet trolls as a serial footballer.
The 22-year-old, who is the stepdaughter of AFL great Brendan Fevola, has recently been linked to Sorrento businessman Daniel Grant, who is believed to play local football for the Sorrento Sharks.
Mia and Grant were photographed together at a restaurant in Bali, sparking rumors that they were dating.
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But Alex defiantly dismissed the speculation, expressing frustration with how people refer to Mia’s personal life.
“It’s the insinuation. He’s a friend and he’s not a footballer,” she said. The Sun Herald. “It is so derogatory the terminology used and the inference that relates to it.
“Why is there the desire to portray it that way and put someone down?”
Mia is a popular makeup artist working at Runway Room in Sorrento, with over 150,000 Instagram followers and a clothing business called Mallt Collective.
She previously dated Western Bulldogs striker Jamarra Ugle-Hagan, but the pair split after last year’s AFL Grand Final in Perth.
Prior to that, Mia had brief relationships with Richmond half-back Daniel Rioli and St Kilda striker Josh Battle.
Last year, Brendan Fevola delivered an impassioned defense of Mia after she went public with her new boyfriend Ugle-Hagan on Instagram.
The social media post was quickly bombarded by trolls, who posted hurtful comments about Mia and her dating history.
“I just read an article on news.com.au saying Mia Fevola was shamed after going public with her new boyfriends,” Brendan said. Fifi, Fev and Nick on 101.9 The Fox Melbourne in March.
“As a father, it hurts a little to read this.
“Guys can do whatever they want. They can date girls and nobody judges them. It’s a boy thing. But as soon as a girl does it…
“Mia has been with a few football players. Its good. People date exchanges. It’s their job.
“She was with Josh (Battle) for a little while. Dated Daniel (Rioli). He was part of the family (but) they moved on, they haven’t been together for almost two years. He left with another girl, which is great for Daniel. He’s a great boy.
“Now she’s met this other guy, Jamarra. Great child. Boy. And they started dating even before he started playing football. He was not drafted at all.
“Online yesterday, all the trolls coming out and hosing people down, and keyboard warriors shaming my daughter – that’s just not the case.
“She posted a photo of Jamarra and herself for the first time yesterday and got hammered (abusively).
“She phoned, she was upset, and we were like, ‘You shouldn’t put a picture up,’ but then why wouldn’t she? He’s her boyfriend, they’ve been together for almost eight months or something like that, they’ve been together for a long time and were really classy and quiet about it, they didn’t go public with it, they didn’t post it anywhere.
“As soon as she comes out and does something like that and posts a picture, you get idiots behind a keyboard – mostly men – pounding on her.
“As a father, it hurts. It hurts me that they think that of Mia. She can date whoever she wants, she can date whoever she wants, whenever she wants.
“He’s a great boy, she’s a great girl, she’s smart, she has her own business, she studies, she has a degree… she can do whatever she wants.
“It just pisses me off that people can write this and say mean things online about any girl, not just Mia.”