Katie Hopkins has been slammed for her “hateful” tweet in the wake of Caroline Flack’s tragic death.

The former Apprentice star, who was recently reinstated to Twitter following a ban, wrote: “Oh, how we all laughed. Will #CarolinesLaw just be for people you agree with?” along with two pictures of her accepting a fake award next to YouTuber Josh Pieters.

Katie seemed to suggest she deserves sympathy and protection for her treatment on social media, following calls from other celebs for stricter regulation on online trolls.

Katie Hopkins has been slammed for her “hatful” tweet in the wake of Caroline Flack’s tragic death

Twitter users were quick to call out Hopkins, with one writing: “Katie Hopkins makes a living writing and saying hateful things about people under the guise of ‘free speech’.

"People need protection against her not the other way round.”

Another said: “No-one in their right mind is going to have sympathy for you over this, you’ve made your bed. Seriously scraping the barrel."

“I think the difference Katie Hopkins is that #CarolineFlack did not spread hatred and bile against other people,” a third echoed.

She was invited to accept an award dubbed the Campaign to Unify the Nation Trophy

Katie was recently subject to a prank which saw her head to Prague to collect a fake “C**T” award.

She was invited to accept an award dubbed the Campaign to Unify the Nation Trophy - which Pieters said she was “delighted” to accept.

Caroline was found dead at the age of 40 at her east London home on Saturday morning. Her family confirmed that she had taken her own life.

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