Instagram tries to maintain fairly strict policies when it comes to keeping the platform safe and appropriate for users, but with approximately 1 billion people on the ‘gram, it can be hard to stay on top of things.
A model from Slovakia says that Instagram keeps deleting her account, and she believes that the reason is she’s “too pretty.”
Veronika Rajek Is A Social Media Influencer/Model
Veronika Rajek is a 25-year-old model and social media influencer.
She has racked up over 1.2 million followers on Instagram where she shares some seriously spicy photos, selfies, and glamor shots.
Her Instagram Account Has Been Deleted And Re-Activated Multiple Times
There is just one problem, Rajek says that her account keeps getting deleted.Photo Credit: @veronikarajek / Instagram
She believes that the reason her account has been repeatedly disabled is that her appearance is too beautiful which causes people to assume that she’s faking her profile.
People Did Not Believe That She Was Real
The Vienna-based model told LADbible, “They think I’m an AI robot or a catfish online. I call myself an alien… people don’t even believe I exist.”Photo Credit: @veronikarajek / Instagram
She continued to explain that having her account deleted for being “too pretty” amounts to “discrimination.”
She Struggles To Makes Friends And Thinks It’s Made Harder By Her Beauty
Veronika also said that she doesn’t have many friends in real life because people are often too intimidated to approach her to get to know her.
She added, “I don’t think I’m perfect… but people are scared of me and don’t want to talk to me. I have it worse as people make it harder for me because I’m beautiful.”
Veronika Receives Hate Messages All The Time
With social media fame comes the risk of dealing with trolls.Photo Credit: @veronikarajek / Instagram
Veronika says that she constantly receives nasty messages from strangers who accuse her of manipulating her photos, not eating, and lying about having cosmetic surgery to enhance her body.
She Admits To Using Light Editing Tools On Her Photos
Rajek placed as a finalist in the Miss Slovakia pageant in 2016 where she launched her modeling career.Photo Credit: @veronikarajek / Instagram
She maintains that she has not had any cosmetic work done on her face or body but does admit to using light editing tools on her Instagram pictures.
She Swears She Does Not Manipulate Her Body Or Face In Photos
She insisted that when it comes to her photos, she doesn’t “make any adjustments” or use shaping or filter features.
Veronika admits, “I use a skin smoothing tool but I think that’s normal.”
Veronika Says She Takes More Abuse From Women
The model explained that she receives more abuse from women because they are naturally more jealous and see her as competition.Photo Credit: @veronikarajek / Instagram
Veronika concluded, “Only women can hurt other women so strongly. God gave me these gifts and I want people to believe me.”