exclusively to Daily Star on the issue, the blonde beauty said: "I used to be what people would consider to be 'really fit' and I built up my social media following based on that."But when the pandemic hit, school and that, I gained a lot of weight."When you're on the internet, it becomes obvious if you've put on weight and people tell you straight away."She continued: "When I put on a little bit of weight, some people said 'it looks good on you', but others told me I'd 'lost my shape'."However, when I gained a significant amount, it turned in to bullying."I couldn't post anything without at least ten comments targeting weight."Taya said people would sent profanities and there was even a Reddit threat tracking her weight gain.She continued: "People were accusing me of having a child without telling anyone."Others were asking if something had medically happened to me."It was mostly men, women rarely have a problem with it as they understand."I was getting death threats and people were telling me to stop eating so much.
It was just blatant rudeness and fat-shaming."Taya said she would block anyone who sent such vile messages.She told us: "I would never engage as I think they wanted that attention."I don't get why they just didn't unfollow me."There were so many women on Instagram who stayed slim during the pandemic, they could have just followed them."Talking on this subject matter, Taya admits she does this some people may have hid pandemic weight gain by posting old snaps of themselves instead of what was really going on.She commented: "I didn't do that, as my account is based on body positivity."Taya revealed she is trying to lose the pandemic weight gain currently.She has so far dropped 40lbs and wants to lose another.