Image from Colleen Brady's Instagram account
Image from Colleen Brady's Instagram account

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Instagram Influencer Says Indians Too Poor To Buy IPhone, Internet Slams Her For Racist Remark

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Published:

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  • An Instagram influencer from the United States was pilloried on social media after she made racist comments about India in her Instagram posts
  • Colleen Grady who was travelling in Jaipur wrote a post in December 2018 about how she lost her iPhone in the city and expressed surprise when a local person returned it to her

An Instagram influencer from the United States was pilloried on social media after she made racist comments about India in her Instagram posts.

Colleen Grady who was travelling in Jaipur wrote a post in December 2018 about how she lost her iPhone in the city and expressed surprise when a local person returned it to her.

She said that when the phone was returned to her she did not expect it get it back as it was "worth more money than some people in this country will have in their whole lifetime” and that anyone who found it “probably would not even know what to do with it."

The travel blogger and yoga instructor was slammed for her comments. Social media users called her remarks "racist" and full of "toxic ignorance".

 

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Brady took down her Instagram and Twitter account and apologised on her website, which also remained tone-deaf and igorant.

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