"It's just crazy because people believe so much," the model continued. "They genuinely believe I had an affair on my husband. This was a guy I'd only known for a week, we're not boyfriend and girlfriend, let alone husband and wife."
Rankin also claims that people threatened to 'punch' her if she was seen out in public.
"I feel like if I go to the shops, all of those people that have commented on a meme about me are going to be there," a tearful Rankin said.
The reality star now plans to use her profile to raise awareness around online bullying and will meet with Queensland state Labor MP Dianne Farmer to discuss the issue.
This article originally appeared on WHO.