She is ripe with embarrassment.
Twitch influencer Jessica Fernandez went viral on Tuesday after posting a video about a “brutal” man claiming he was staring at her “like a piece of meat” at a gym. Afterwards, he issued an apology.
Fernandez published an apology on TwitLonger (a Twitter extension that allows users to post tweets longer than 140 characters), calling the video “the most serious thing I’ve ever posted.”
“First of all, my sincere apologies to the guy at the gym who started it all. He did nothing wrong to me and I blew our interaction out of proportion,” Fernandez said. is writing “I know a lot of people think I’m just apologizing because I was called out from a video I posted, but this is half right.”
The video, which has been deleted, shows Fernandez lifting weights and complaining about a man standing behind him.
“The silly bastard behind me,” Fernandez said into the microphone. “I hate this. I hate this. I hate having weirdos.”
Fernandez then zooms in on the alleged “Creep” nearby and later offers to help attach the plates to the barbell she’s using.
The video also contains several captions such as ‘What if I pull his pp out of its socket so it can never breed again’ and ‘Natural selection might as well get rid of these weirdos’ .
Fellow fitness influencer Joey Swoll called out streamers, “You need to do better.”
“Women are being harassed at the gym and need to be stopped, but you’re not one of them. An act of kindness or a glance doesn’t make you a victim.” increase.
Swoll suggests in the video that the man was only trying to help Fernandez because he thought he was struggling with weight, noting that she was in front of him and the camera was facing him. pointed out.
“First and foremost, as I said before, there’s a big difference between staring at someone and just looking or glancing at them,” Swoll said.
“So why is this guy looking at you? Well, you’re in front of him, next to him. You’re around him. You can also point the camera directly at him and take a video.” He probably sees you thinking, “What is she doing?” Please know that I will.
In her apology, Fernandez said she was the victim of sexual assault and sexual harassment, both of which left her “extremely” hurt.
The influencer also admits that if she hadn’t been called in, she wouldn’t have had the chance to learn from her mistakes.
“After reading literally thousands of comments about me, the situation, and the man in question,” Fernandez said, “I really understood how much damage this could have done to him.” After dealing with a very different issue in the heterosexual realm and seeing it through the lens of an innocent man put in that situation.
“I think it’s important to point out people’s mistakes and help them, in Joey’s words, ‘do better,'” the influencer continued. “This is exactly what I’m planning to do to move my life forward, not just my content.”