AMERICAN Pickers star Danielle Colby rages after Instagram removes months old “burlesque routine” video.
The TV personality often shares scantily clad glimpses at her sexy performances online.
Op Dinsdag, Danielle took to Instagram to bash the platform over its censorship policies.
She posted a screengrab of a message she received, letting her know that one of her posts – a burlesque routine she shared late in 2021 – had been flagged and removed.
The American Pickers star posted a lengthy message, expressing her anger and disappointment.
Sy het geskryf: “I swear, every day it’s something. Dit 10 second video clip got me flagged for ‘SOLICITATION’!!! Jfc.
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“This is a small clip of a burlesque routine that I did for Halloween. This is a video from OCTOBER.
“It’s not March, damn near April. The video in question is one of me in a burlesque costume that is the same size as a bikini, which is perfectly acceptable on IG/FB mind you, but because my pasties aren’t connected like a bra?”
Sy gaan aan: “Is that the problem? Is the problem that i told my fans they could find the full length video, that I’m NOT ALLOWED to post here, on a different site?
“Or is it just because of the militant policing of fat, femme, and queer bodies, especially those of color and ESPECIALLY those in or tangential to $ex wor|<???
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For so many people, this is how they’re able to pay their mortgages, afford childcare, have the ability to buy life-saving medications, or just have the money they need for the quality of life they want.
“The brutalization of sex workers and those sex-work adjacent needs to stop.”
Danielle added: “That means legally, monetarily, geestelik, fisies, emotionally and in any other way you can imagine.”
Danielle’s followers backed her up, oorspoel die kommentaar met positiwiteit.
One defended her stance, skryfwerk: “A photo of the human body is removed yet how many videos are posted every day of fights, beatings and shootings?
“Society police are so twisted.”
'N Ander het geskryf: “It’s getting harder and harder every day I swear. Absolutely infuriating.”
A third simply added: “Ridiculousness.”
Danielle has always been outspoken in her support for those who do sex work.
In early March, she posted a message for International Women’s Day celebrating women of all kinds, insluitend “strippers and sex workers.”
She shared the post in honor of International Women’s Day, skryfwerk: “Happy International Women’s Day!
“Never forget that supporting women means sex workers, adult entertainers, strippers, dancers, and all the working women at EVERY intersection, not just white, cis-gendered heteronormative womanhood.”
Danielle went on: “If you’re a feminist, you have to support women in all fields of work.
“Showgirls are part of feminist history!
“Feminism must not only include, but also work to amplify the voices of showgirls, exotic dancers, nightclub performers, strippers and sex workers.
“Their work is as valid as that of any other woman; and their historical struggle to own their bodies, turn them into art and express their sexuality freely set a precedent in herstory.”
Danielle’s message was met with much celebration from her followers and fans.
The American Pickers star isn’t the only sexy one in her family.
Daughter Memphis isn’t a burlesque dancer, but she does make a habit of showing off her figure online.
She recently revealed that she’s using money earned from her OnlyFans page to put herself through college.
During a recent Instagram Q&A, a fan asked: “You save money for college?”
The TikTok star claimed that she has “put away a chunk of every paycheck!”
hou aan glimlag en hou van die lewe: “Simple as that.”
The 21-year-old pointed the camera close to her face as she shared the news.
She sported pink headphones while she covered her forehead with bangs.
The Katy Perry song, I Kissed a Girl, played in the background.
She lip-synched to the lyrics: “This was never the way I planned. Not my intention.”
Die onderskrif gelees: “When I grew up thinking I was going to be a veterinarian but now I make 6 figures online.”
The OnlyFans model captioned the post: “Fun.”
IN THE FAMILY
Danielle shares son Miles, 25, and daughter Memphis with her former husband Chad Cushman.
After the duo divorced, Danielle married French designer Alexandre De Meyer in 2015.
The couple separated about two years later.