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FKA Twigs has addressed the racist online trolling that she’s received, after it emerged that she is allegedly dating white actorRobert Pattinson.

The singer – who is nominated for the 2014 Mercury Prize and three MOBOs – said she was “disgusted” by the offensive comments shared on Twitter.

“I am genuinely shocked and disgusted at the amount of racism that has been infecting my account the past week,” she wrote.

“Racism is unacceptable in the real world and it’s unacceptable online.”

Her debut album, LP1, was released in August this year, and she has numerous UK gig dates planned starting on 3 October in Birmingham.