Influencer Starts GoFundMe To Help Her Pay Airbnb Damage Made During ‘Three Week-Long Bender’
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A social media influencer known for her affinity for plastic surgery and tattoos has launched a GoFundMe to help her pay the massive bill she racked up after she 'trashed' an Airbnb.
Canadian self-described 'plastic surgery fanatic' Mary Magdalene was celebrating her 30th birthday in West Hollywood when things went south and she somehow 'trashed' the rental, in her own words.
Now she's been left with an eye-watering $CA 13,000 ($AU 14,700, £8,360) bill for cleaning and to replace items she destroyed.
After attempting to deny she wrecked the rental by posting her own receipts showing the condition of the house and the complaint levied against her by her Airbnb host, she is now asking for donations to cover the bill.
People obviously did not take too kindly to that, leading the tattooed influencer to shoot a video explaining herself.
"So a lot of people are really angry about the GoFundMe campaign," Magdalene said in an Instagram video.
"All I am doing is using platforms available to anyone to my benefit. Don’t hate the player, hate the game."
The Canadian social media star then went on to admit asking for money is 'ridiculous' and 'ghetto' because there are 'real causes' out there that people can actually donate money to instead.
"I am not delusional or acting like this is a big important cause - the platform is there so I am trying to use it before I am the one having to pay the thing in full, which I will.
"But why not try this first?"
She did eventually admit fault for the damage to the house during her 'three week bender'.
"It’s my fault and I should not put myself in these situations," she said.
Despite accepting responsibility for the damages, she still called on her followers to donate by coming full circle with her bizarre logic.
"Anyone who doesn’t want to help, I don’t blame you, but those who do, girl power to you," she said.
"S**t, I was just keeping it real on what it’s for.
"For those who got offended I am sorry, like I said, don’t hate the player hate the game."
At time of writing the GoFundMe has wracked up $CA 1,095 ($AU 1,222, £697) in donations.
A few commenters left messages of their support.
One user wrote: "Thanks for the live benders!"
Another added wrote: "Let me be clear, Mary Magdalene did nothing wrong."
A third social media user just said: "Hottest n realest in the game."
Well there you go, another weird corner of the internet brought to light.