She sent temperatures soaring in a plunging red dress following her BAFTA nomination in her role as Sinead Tinker on Coronation Street.
But Katie McGlynn was forced to shut down one follower who remarked on Twitter that she had ‘one breast’ ‘slightly higher than the other’ in the sheer red number.
The actress, 27, looked every inch the star as she represented the ITV soap at the first virtual TV BAFTA 2020 ceremony on Friday for her role as cancer-stricken Sinead.
In control: Katie McGlynn, 27, was forced to shut down one follower who remarked on Twitter that she had ‘one breast is slightly higher than the other’ in the sheer red number on Friday
Rock a red dress like Katie in Nadine Merabi
Katie put on a glowing display from head-to-toe after she was nominated for Virgin Media’s Must-See Moment (voted for by the public).
To mark the occasion, the star posted a picture on Twitter oozing glamour in the glittery leaf pattern dress by celebrity womenswear designer Nadine Merabi.
She wrote: ‘BAFTA ready …covid isn’t stopping me from getting glam! Thank you so much to everyone who voted, regardless of the outcome tonight it’s an actual honour to even be nominated alongside @Rob_Mallard and @itvcorrie #VirginMediaBAFTAs #Bafta #MustSeeMoment.’
Excited: The star posted a picture on Twitter oozing glamour in the glittery leaf pattern dress by celebrity womenswear designer Nadine Merabi
Swift response: Katie acted on the comment and penned: ‘One was a little more excited than the other…but thanks for your concern. Have a nice evening’
However one follower commented: ‘You look stunning but one breast is slightly higher than the other.’
And in an attempt to sweeten the remark, the follower added a kissing emoji at the end.
But award nominee Katie swiftly acted on the comment and penned: ‘One was a little more excited than the other…but thanks for your concern. Have a nice evening.’
Support: Followers applauded Katie’s ‘fantastic response’ to the comment which was branded ‘appalling’ by one fan
Followers applauded Katie’s ‘fantastic response’ to the comment which was branded ‘appalling’ by one fan.
One wrote: ‘Fantastic response! It was a backhanded compliment but you handled it beautifully. Look stunning.’
Another added: ‘You’re a stunning woman and I agree, boobs are meant to be slightly different.
Star role: The talented TV actress was nominated for a ‘must see moment’ award for her role as the cancer-stricken Sinead Tinker in the hit TV soap series Coronation Street
‘Ignore the haters and I fully love your response to her, not giving them the time to let it bother you.’
A third posted: ‘Wow! Some people really are appalling.’
Katie missed out on the gong to Ruth Jones and James Corden who won the award for BBC One’s Gavin & Stacey Christmas Special ‘When Nessa proposes to Smithy’.
The Virgin Media’s Must-See Moment Award is the only award to be voted for by the public, and it celebrates the dramatic scenes, cliff hangers and edge-of-your-seat moments that resonate with TV fans across the UK.
The BAFTA Virgin Media British Academy Television Awards were held in a closed studio after the original date was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak which were were originally scheduled for 26 April and 17 May.
Organisers confirmed at the time that following government advice they had opted to reschedule the ceremonies until later in the year.
The awards show was held in a BBC studio and in accordance with government guidelines the ceremony was socially distanced, with nominees accepting their prizes virtually.
Winning lady: The BAFTA awards ceremony isn’t Katie’s first nomination as she previously won the Serial Drama Performance award at the National Television Awards in January 2020