“Instagram Butt Star” Spoke Candidly About The Truth Behind Selfies And How She Reached Her Fame

Instagram is a great place to get inspired, see wonderful landscapes of nature and communicate with people around the world virtually, but it has it’s drawbacks as well. It can make one feel hollow without knowing why. Well, it also depends on who you follow, and what does your Instagram ‘community’ consist of. All those ideal images we see every day, toned and fit bodies of models, make one ask Is this the way society should be.

So, certain body images and their standardization it’s a serious issue and can make one feel bad emotionally and even lower self-esteem on individuals. Therefore, the Canadian personal trainer Amanda Elise Lee opened up in an interview about the struggles she went through to maintain a certain image and how she reached all the fame she has.

 

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The fitness guru is candid and calls her booty a ‘money maker’ saying that when she first started training and posting sexy pictures,  she was enticed to post them more because the sexiest one got more likes. Lee goes to the gym every weekday and focuses on her exercises for her lower body, she workouts 90 minutes each day. She also speaks how one can manipulate with the pictures posted on Instagram:

It’s funny how you can really enhance the way your butt looks with certain angles and lighting. I’ll take like a hundred photos just to get the perfect one.

 

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Lee was a journalist to be, but after going to the gym and becoming a personal trainer she decided to change her career path. She posted the photo of herself working out and helping people perform in fitness when just after six months after doing it, she reached 100k followers. Now she has more than 11.8 million people who follow her and she posts ‘booty’ selfies and gym exercises at least three times per week.

 

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Speaking about all that audience and how it made her feel she said:

Once I got all the followers, I reevaluated things — like, is this really me? For my mental health, I don’t want to get so wrapped up in perfection. I want to be more confident in myself without trying so hard.

 

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She added:

I always wanted to appeal to everyone but I got seduced by people’s responses and sidetracked trying to maintain this curvy physique and build a sexy brand.

Lee admits that when she posted seductive photos her followers started to increase and this enticed her to post more of these photos.

 

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Lee also said that she edits her photos before posting them on her social media and that she had breast augmentation as well as botox fillers. She makes her money by posting sponsored content and charging the clients whom she trains.  As for the fitness gear she wears, she gets it for free from different brands. Finally wanting to be more authentic than she is, she says:

“I don’t look down on Instagram modelling, but I’ve done that. I want to have a little bit more substance than posting sponsored posts for other brands.”

 

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Source: VT