Student Quits Job After Making £15k In Two Weeks On OnlyFans
A student who says she was called a 'whore' for setting up an OnlyFans account has had the last laugh after raking in a whopping £15,000 in just two weeks, meaning she has been able to quit her job.
Lenny Holmes, 21, says she signed up to OnlyFans to sell nude photos - fast forward two weeks and she's now got 1,500 subscribers, all paying a tenner a month.
The cash has meant Lenny, a second-year journalism student, has been able to quit her 30-hour a week job as a retail assistant at Victoria's Secret and she plans to move out of her student digs into a one-bed apartment in Leeds. She's also been able to pay off some debts and is planning a dream trip to America.
But it hasn't all been plain sailing for Lenny, who says she's been sent some vile abuse from keyboard warriors who have branded her a 'slag' and even sent death threats for choosing to sell nude photos of herself.
Lenny said: "Strangers on the internet are the worst, and people can say nasty things. I have had really brutal messages including death threats from random trolls.
"People have called me a whore and a slag and told me I'm not intelligent. I've been told to get some GCSEs and do something with my life, but people don't realise I have those and I'm at university.
"They are the same people who watch porn every weekend - they just don't like what I do because they have to pay."
Lenny's subscribers pay a monthly fee but can also pay between £20 and £100 to receive private photos and videos.
The photos she shares include lingerie and naked shots - and have differing prices.
Lenny said: "I don't have a partner and if I met someone I'd hope they weren't bothered by it, but that's on them.
"I don't see it going anywhere long term, it's not a career prospect for me but it's fun for now.
"I was already posting lingerie photos on Twitter and people were telling me I could make so much money.
"One of my friends was making £3,000 per week and those numbers are just ridiculous.
"Because I already had a following online, I was able to charge £14.99 per month for subscription whereas some girls have to start lower.
"It was so appealing hearing how much money my friends were making and I find it so empowering and enjoyable.
"I thought older men would be rude and demanding but they are really polite and respectful.
"I don't think it's any different to sending your partner a nude in terms of the content."
Although she's quit her 30-hours-a-week job, Lenny says filming and posting content is almost as much work as a full-time job - however, it fits around lectures and studying better.
Despite the online backlash, Lenny says the money she earns isn't 'dirty' and her parents approve of what she's doing.
She said: "It feels great to take my own assets and monetise them.
"I always had a job at university so I've never been really skint, but I could definitely have done with a bit more to be able to do what I wanted with my life.
"Now, I have hundreds of girls asking for advice and I just tell them they need a thick skin.
"You can't accept s*** from people but for every negative comment, you get 10 positive ones.
"My parents are really on side. As long as I don't feel pressured into doing anything I don't want to do, then they're fine with it."
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