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TikTok star Addison Rae apologises after Black Lives Matter Instagram selfies

The TikTok superstar, Addison Rae, apologized after receiving some backlash due to BLM Instagram selfies.
TikTok star Addison Rae apologises after Black Lives Matter Instagram selfies
Addison Rae is one of the biggest TikTok stars, with over 44 million followers on the platform, and 18 million on Instagram. People clearly love her, but she has received some recent backlash over Black Lives Matter (BLM) Instagram Selfies.

 

Addison Rae apologizes

The TikTok star took some released a series of Instagram selfies recently, using a Martin Luther King quote as her caption. This was to spread awareness of the ongoing protests in the US.

However, she quickly received quite a bit of backlash from her fans, calling her "shallow" due to uploading selfies with the BLM message. 

 

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The TikTok mega-star (Picture: Addison Rae)

 

Even Brendan Patrick Rice, also known as Gus Dapperton, an American singer and songwriter, jumped in, calling out Addison Rae: "Just because you caption your selfies with an MLK quote doesn't mean this isn't shallow as f#&k."

The TikTok star swiftly deleted the selfies in question and proceeded to apologize to her fans, as well as anyone else she might have offended. 

Addison Rae apologized by stating: "My intentions are pure and this quote is something I believe in so deeply. I am so sorry and I’ll take it down."

 

 

She has been very vocal about her support of the Black Lives Matter movement on her social media. She even attended some protest in the past, and this seems to have just been a mistake according to some fans.

Addison Rae continued to explain how she believes in supporting BLM on social media, and how it is just as important as what she is doing outside of social media. 

While she will adjust her approach, she does take full responsibility for the mistakes she made. Further, the TikTok star added she will continue to support the movement. 

 

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