Boots cuts price on controversial £50 Zoella advent calendar

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One tweet - which has now been deleted - from 2010, said: "I find it amusing when gay men spit.it's like they're trying to be a bit macho but never works".

Aside from homophobic language other tweets appear to mock those with a low income.

Another, also dated from 2010 says: "Why are these clothes so expensive" because they're designer you tramp, that there in your hand is a dress worth over £2000.

One tweet in 2011 read: "Why did that fat chav go and stand next to him?" Was she George's wing man? She should have "kept her legs shut" excuse my choice of words haha #vulgar'.

However, it is still unconfirmed if the 27-year-old sent them herself. She now has nearly 12 million Twitter followers.

Zoe Sugg, aka Zoella, was crowned the most powerful beauty player in Forbes' 2017 list of social media stars and has her own waxwork in Madame Tussauds.

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Zoella has come in for some criticism online for her latest product.

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"We will be offering the product at half price during our Christmas promotion, where the calendar will be on sale for £25.00 from Thursday 16th November."The Zoella lifestyle advent calendar is full of 12 exclusive treats which are all clearly listed on boots.com and can not be purchased separately".

MailOnline has contacted Zoella's representatives for a comment.

The treats are a bauble, some confetti, a purse, a candle, two cookie cutters, a notepad, a key ring, a pen, a 30ml room spray, stickers and a votive (check them out in the videos below).

One Twitter user added up what the 12 items would cost at individually at Primark and Amazon and alleged that it would only cost around £22 - less than half what Zoella is charging for her calendar. "However, the pricing and in store promotional strategy of the collection, including the calendar, is at the control of third parties and is not set by Zoe".

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