If you remember Myspace, you probably remember the early days of Jeffree Star. Star rose to fame on the social media platform early on, gaining popularity through her vlogs and unique styling. The beauty blogger sported an androgynous look that featured bright colors and tattoos, popularizing an alternative aesthetic. Star said he often received fan messages, saying, “A lot of people email me these crazy stories like, ‘Oh, my dad beats me, because I like to dress differently.’ And I’m gonna, like, write them a long answer and let them know it’s OK to be different, you know? ” (via Insider).
Since her rise to stardom, Star has faced backlash as a result of her actions. In 2017, the cosmetics connoisseur was arrested for the racist language used in videos from previous years. Star apologized, saying, “I’m so sorry for my words. I’m so sorry you ever had to see me like thisâ¦ that’s not who I am and I apologize deep in my fucking hell. to be “(via Allure). Following the racism allegations, Insider reported that Star also allegedly had a history of sexual violence, with multiple sources claiming he groped men without permission, used tasers as weapons to coerce men into having sex with him. him, and even gave a homeless teenager. Ambien to neutralize him while Star gave him a non-consensual blowjob. This led to Star’s disgrace, making it quashed after years of relevance.
If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, help is available. Visit the National Rape, Abuse and Incest Network website or contact the RAINN National Helpline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673).