TikToker apologizes after being harshly criticized for calling a man a ‘freak’ after glimpsing her at the gym

Joey Swol Jessica Fernandez

Joey Swall and Jessica Fernandez.(L) Screenshot/TikTok – thejoeyswoll, (R) Screenshot/TikTok – jessica.frndz

  • The video showed TikToker calling a man who appeared to glance at her at the gym a “freak.”

  • The video was widely criticized, including by fitness influencer Joey Suwoll.

  • After the backlash, TikToker apologized for what she called a “grave mistake.”

TikToker has apologized after an onslaught of backlash over a video calling a man a “weirdo” while filming him interacting with her at the gym.

Influencer Jessica Fernandez has over 625,000 followers on TikTok, where she posts lifestyle and beauty clips, and 55,000 followers on Twitch, where she streams gaming content. Many of her videos are lighthearted, including a popular series on TikTok eating pomegranates.

The video that sparked criticism is no longer on her channel, reposted and criticized By Joey Swoll, the self-proclaimed “GYM POSITIVITY CEO” with over 6 million TikTok followers.

In the clip, Fernandez can be seen working out in the gym, paying attention to the man behind her who seems to be glancing in her direction.

She whispered a curse at him and said, “I hate this, I hate having weirdos.”

“Wild, wild, wild, fucking wild,” she yelled. At one point, a man approached her and appeared to ask if she needed her help getting her weight plates onto the pole, which she declined. I wrote a series of captions on the screen. She wrote a series of captions such as “This is why I don’t want children” and “What if I pull the PP out of the socket so he can never breed again?”

In a response video, Sewall said it’s very common for experienced lifters to offer assistance to others in the gym and that it “has nothing to do with sex or gender.”

He also said, “There’s a big difference between staring at someone and just looking or glancing at them.”

Swoll’s video went viral on Twitter, garnering over 14 million views and 320,000 likes, and brought in a large crowd of people who similarly criticized Fernandez’s actions in the comments section.His videos also got over 4 million views of him on TikTokwhich was captioned, “Women are being harassed at the gym and it needs to stop, but you’re not one of them.”

Her recent TikTok comment section is full of comments that read “DO BETTER” and that Swoll exposed her. She turned off comments in her last three clips.

Fernandez after massive backlash posted an apology On Twitter on Tuesday, she said she felt very guilty about blowing her interactions with men at the gym “out of proportion.”

“I think it’s important to point out people’s mistakes and help them ‘do better’ in Joey’s words.” is what you are doing.”

Fernandez, who did not respond to an insider’s request for comment, concluded the letter by saying he would be leaving social media until he was in good shape to continue making content.

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