This week, the Game of Thrones star, Sophie Turner took to her Instagram Stories to make jokes about influencer culture, putting on her best American accent.
Shaking a beanie, scarf, and using a filter that makes cheeks too rosy and lips pout, she welcomed fans, “Hey, you guys, just kind of going for my influencer look today.”
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She proceeded, “Today I just wanted to promote this new powdered stuff that you put in your tea. And basically it makes you shit your brains out and is totally really, really bad for me to be promoting to young women and young people everywhere, but I don’t really give a fuck because I’m getting paid money for it.”
her remarks were an undeniable call out to influencers and celebs who promote eating regimen supplements — and Sophie isn’t the first to call the culture out.
The Good Place on-screen character Jameela Jamil as of late called out Khloé Kardashian for promoting detox teas. She even began a request to keep celebrities from advancing such items that has since earned more than 240,000 signatures.
While Sophie’s story was all fooling around, the fact that celebrities are advancing things that might be destructive to their followers is a significant issue.
As indicated by Healthline, ingredients in these sorts of teas are not controlled by the FDA. While some frequently comprise of standard tea ingredients(like tea leaves), certain detox teas can contain “toxic or allergy-triggering substances, including medications or drugs.” Per Healthline, many detox teas regularly contain fixings that are destructive to your wellbeing, as unlawful chemicals including ephedra, and elevated levels of caffeine, and they can likewise cause significant issues, for example, seizures, coronary episodes, and strokes.
Anybody in a position of power should be cautious when advancing items and put public safety ahead of monetary gains. As shoppers, we have to do our due industriousness by searching out the information and exhortation of experts before becoming tied up with something an influencer advances.