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Addison Rae apologizes after backlash over Instagram post

Published: 7/Jun/2020 12:54

by Daniel Cleary

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TikTok superstar Addison Rae has apologized after receiving some backlash for a caption on one of her latest Instagram posts.

Addison Rae is one of the most popular creators on TikTok, with an impressive fan base of over 44 million followers on the app, as well as millions on Instagram and Twitter as well.

However, after the star tried to use that platform to spread awareness about some of the ongoing issues and protests in the US, she was met with some backlash for her approach.

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Addison Rae has over 18 million followers on Instagram.

The TikTok star uploaded a series of selfies to Instagram on June 5, but some fans took issue with the fact that she had used a Martin Luther King quote as her caption.

American singer Gus Dapperton was among those to hit out at the influencer, calling her “shallow” for uploading selfies along with her message of support to the BLM movement.

“Just because you caption your selfies with an MLK quote doesn’t mean this isn’t shallow as f***,” he remarked, after re-sharing the post to his Instagram story.

She deleted the caption from the post and apologized to her fans shortly after, claiming that while she does believe in the quote, it might not have been the best way to get her message across.

“My intentions are pure and this quote is something I believe in so deeply,” she explained, apologizing to her fans, “I am so sorry and I’ll take it down.”

Addison has been quite vocal about the ongoing Black Lives Matter movement, frequently posting on her social media and has attended some of the protests as well, explaining that it is important to take action wherever possible.

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“ I believe supporting BLM on social media is just as important as what I’m doing outside of it, which I will continue to do,” she shared.

Addison later added that she is still learning how to handle things in the right way and revealed that she will take “full responsibility” for the mistakes she makes while adjusting to her newfound fame.

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TikToker Tony Lopez hits back at claims he cheated on Sarah-Jade Bleau

Published: 1/Dec/2020 18:12

by Alice Hearing

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TikToker Tony Lopez has lashed out at claims he cheated on girlfriend Sarah-Jade Bleau after a smaller creator revealed screenshots of their private conversations.

Over the last few months, Tony Lopez has been accused multiple times of grooming underage fans on Snapchat, and the incidents were even referenced in Larray’s diss track, ‘Canceled.’

Despite these brewing accusations, on Sunday, November 30, Tony and Sarah-Jade Bleau revealed they were dating in both a flirtatious TikTok and a series of pictures on Instagram.

The pair took part in the trend where creators attempt to jump backward and get caught in another person’s arms, but instead, Sarah-Jade surprised Tony with a kiss in time to the song. Sarah-Jade also posted a picture of her and Tony cuddling up together with the caption “couple of besties” – the new term for dating, but not quite official.

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Tony and Sarah-Jade revealed they were dating on November 29

But shortly after the announcement, TikToker Ava Louise posted a video showing a number of messages from Tony to her at the beginning of November. She captioned the video, “Wait, you have a whole GF and you were in my DMs on November 5 at 2:45am?”

@realavalouiiseWait wait wait wait wait you have a whole GF and u were in my DMs on nov 5th at 2:45 am??♬ Therefore I Am – Billie Eilish

The video was promptly posted to the TikTokroom Instagram account after receiving thousands of views on its original platform, where it was brought to Tony’s attention.

The TikTok dancer was quick to deny the implications of the video and commented on the Instagram account, firing insults at Ava Louise herself.

He wrote, “All I asked was how were you? Lol Nah enough of this clout chasing bullsh**. You hit me up first, thanking me for dancing to your song, plus we never flirted lol. Get a life.”

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While in a separate comment he added, “Dragging s**t for attention because you know using my name will get you like,” and, “Didn’t you lick an airplane toilet seat? Lol next.”

So far, some fans appear to be rallying around his comments, which have racked up thousands of likes, although failing to drown out many more negative reactions on both Instagram and TikTok.