Chrissy Teigen (Chrissy Teigen) apologized for the hateful tweet, saying she was “a troll”
After being accused of bullying the then-adolescent on Twitter in 2011, cookbook author and former model Chrissy Teigen broke his silence on Monday.
in a Moderate postTegen said she has been sitting in a hole of “deserved global punishment”, dealing with “heavy regrets.”
“As you know, a bunch of my old horrible (horrible, horrible) tweets have resurfaced. I am really ashamed of them,” the 35-year-old said.
“When I looked at them and understood the damage they caused, I had to stop and think:’How can I do this?'”
In May of this year, media celebrity Courtney Stodden-using their/their pronouns-accused Tegen of bullying them on Twitter ten years ago.
“[She] It’s not just a public tweet saying that I “take a nap”, but a private DM and telling me to commit suicide.Things like’I can’t wait for you to die’,” Stoden Tell the daily beast then.
Stoughton, now 26, became the focus of media attention for the first time after marrying 50-year-old actor Doug Hutchison at the age of 16.
The couple divorced in 2020.
There is no excuse to post “terrible tweets,” Tegen says
In her apology, Tegen, who is married to R&B singer John Legend, wrote that she was in private contact with Stoughton and others who she treated the same, but admitted that her “horrible tweets” had no excuse.
“My goal is not worthy of them. No one deserves it. Many of them need empathy, kindness, understanding, and support, not the meanness of me pretending to be a casual, avant-garde humor,” she wrote .
“I’m a troll, full stop. I’m sorry.”
In the past few years, Tegen’s popularity on Twitter has grown significantly as she shared her daily life as a mother and chef, and her outspoken criticism of former US President Donald Trump.
In March of this year, she briefly deleted her Twitter account after saying this-the account has more than 13 million followers No longer play an active role in her life.
Three weeks later, she rejoined the social media platform, saying that “silencing yourself” felt bad.
It turns out that it feels bad to keep silent and stop laughing and laughing casually all day, and at the same time I lost 2000 friends, haha
In a media post on Monday, Tegen wrote that when she first joined social media, she would make jokes and observe, but would also use the platform to “ridicule” some celebrities.
“Actually, I am insecure, immature, and in a world where I think I need to impress strangers in order to be accepted,” she said.
“I don’t just attack some random avatars, but hurt young women-some are girls-they have feelings.”
“I never heard from her,” Stoden said
When news about Tegen’s comments on Stoughton was first made public in May, desire The cookbook author says She apologized to them on Twitter.
“I tried to contact Courtney privately, but since I promoted all of this publicly, I also want to apologize publicly. I’m sorry, Courtney. I hope you now know how sorry I am and can be cured now,” this Said the tweet.
Later, Stoden posted a picture on Instagram saying that Tegen had blocked them.
“I accept her apology and forgive her. But the fact remains the same, I have never received news from her or her camp in private,” Stoden wrote.
“All of me want to believe this is a sincere apology, but it feels like a public attempt to save her partnership with Target and other brands that realize that her’sober’ record has been broken,” Stowe Den said.
Teigen’s Medium post went on to say that she was not seeking sympathy and pointed out that there was no reason for her behavior.
“I am not a victim here. You and my sympathy object should be the object I devalued. The truth is that I am no longer the one who writes about those terrible things.”