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has withdrawn from performing a live podcast at the Beyond the Valley music festival in Victoria, hours before she was due on-stage. 

star 27, posted a statement to Instagram on Wednesday morning explaining she felt utterly ‘exhausted’ after a challenging year and needed some alone time to refresh.

‘I’ve been mentally and physically sick for most of the year.

I’ve run myself into the ground, pushing through when I couldn’t do it anymore,’ she said.

Abbie Chatfield, 27, (pictured) has withdrawn from performing a live podcast at the Beyond the Valley end of year music festival in Victoria on Wednesday 

Abbie added: ‘I need to listen to my body and mind and take a rest.

If I don’t I will start the year ill.’

Abbie clarified she was not having a ‘breakdown’ but was pulling back before she reached the edge of her ‘threshold’.

She was scheduled to host a 90-minute program from the podcast tent on Friday afternoon. 

Abbie posted a statement to Instagram explaining she felt utterly ‘exhausted’ after a challenging year and needed some alone time to refresh

Many of Abbie’s celebrity friends were quick to offer the reality star messages of support.

Married At First Sight star Domenica Calarco said, ‘You deserve a break’ while influencer Steph Claire Smith wrote,’You’ve had a HUGE year mate’.

Earlier this month, Abbie locked horns with Brittany Hockley after she accused the fellow Bachelor star of ‘slut-shaming’ her on The Kyle and Jackie O Show.

Now the tables have turned on Chatfield, as haters flocked to her It’s A Lot podcast to spam the audio show with one-star reviews.

Abbie explained in a statement she was withdrawing from the music festival to take a much needed rest

The brunette bombshell clarified she was not having a ‘breakdown’ but was pulling back before she reached the edge of her ‘threshold’

Many trolled the presenter with hateful commentary, labelling her a ‘narcissist’ and ‘ring leader of online bullying’ in defense of Hockley. 

It comes after Chatfield lashed out at Hockley for refusing to speak up when Kyle Sandilands ‘slut-shamed’ her on live radio during an interview with American rapper Yung Gravy back in November.

Hockley, who co-hosts the progressive, female-led podcast Life Uncut, assured her fans she had never meant to ‘make anyone feel shameful’ about enjoying sex.

However, Chatfield said the apology was insufficient and only demonstrated Hockley’s ‘internalised misogyny.’

Beyond the Valley posted to Instagram to inform their fans of Abbie’s difficult decision

Earlier this month, Abbie locked horns with Brittany Hockley (pictured) after she accused the fellow Bachelor star of ‘slut-shaming’ her on The Kyle and Jackie O Show