Influencer cries after strangers refuse her offer to pay for their food shop
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An influencer has broken down in tears after her act of kindness got rejected multiple times.
TikTok content creator Amelia Goldsmith simply wanted to make someone’s day by paying for their groceries for the week.
However, things took an unexpected turn.
The TikTok influencer approached a customer at the checkout with her kind proposal, only to be shut down immediately.
"No, no, no. I really don't need it,” the man can be heard telling Amelia.
However, she got rejected again when she tried it with other shoppers.
"There's a lot more deserving people in the world but thank you," one woman tells her. "I feel too guilty for taking it."
Well, this is awkward.
Ultimately, Amelia decided to fill a basket with pasta and sauces and donate to the food bank instead.
But the influencer was left in tears at the car park, admitting that she expected someone to be ‘overjoyed’ by her paying for their weekly shop.
"That was stressful, guys. That was really stressful," she told the camera.
"I was expecting the first person to be, like, overjoyed and grateful and happy for me to pay for their shopping, but obviously that didn't go down well.
"He was a little bit angry. I was a little bit taken aback and then - I'm gonna cry, to be honest - the second person, she just sort of looked at me like I was some absolute idiot weirdo."
She added: "Weird turnout. But I'm still really happy that the food can go to those who really need it."
Amelia then said she felt ‘overwhelmed’ after exiting the store.
"I don't know what's going on,” she said. "Also, that was a big challenge for me because I just find social situations really quite hard.
"Especially stuff like that where I'm bringing a lot of attention to myself."
However, many were quick to call out the TikTok influencer for being slightly out of touch.
One user wrote: “Well, she went to Sainsbury’s first off.”
While another said: “You need to go to a cheaper supermarket like Aldi or Lidl. People who shop in Sainsbury’s can afford it.”
A third commented: “Why go to a rich part of town?!”
And another suggested: “I run a food bank in London. You are very welcome to come and help."