Mr Blackburn replied to the Good Morning Britain presenter who mentioned she was “performing on intuition” when she chased off a knife-wielding mugger in south London.
He wrote: “I used to be additionally mugged about three years in the past in London.
“I used to be attacked by three individuals, knocked to the bottom, kicked within the head.
“Blood was in every single place and I fought again they usually did not get my cellphone. It is a horrible factor to occur.”
Mr Blackburn didn’t disclose on Twitter the complete extent of his accidents or whether or not the muggers have been arrested by police.
Ms Reid beforehand described how she noticed a “purple mist” when she chased a person and was left “incandescent” after the thief slashed her coat and took her purse some years in the past.
The 47-year-old mentioned on the ITV present: “I received mugged as soon as by a man with a knife and my intuition was to run after him.
“It is not rational and clearly it was harmful. He received scared and dropped my bag.”
She added: “He slashed my bag off me and minimize by my coat. I used to be incandescent…
“He took the money out of my bag, however I received the bag again, which was clearly damaged, I received my cellphone, I received my keys, I received every little thing else.”
The TV presenter was unable to choose the person out in an identification parade and he was by no means delivered to justice.
Ms Reid added the incident had a “traumatic impact” on her and later tweeted that she wouldn’t recommend anybody does the identical, saying: “Unsure it was courageous. Was performing on intuition. Would not advocate.”