Twitter users are calling makeup YouTuber Nikita Dragun, 25, a “predator” after she commented “u 18 now right ? …asking for a friend” on 18-year-old TikTok star Alejandro Rosario’s recent Instagram post. One individual tweeted, “could yall imagine if a man did this.”
Dragun posted a picture of her and Rosario on her Instagram Story on Sunday, 10 days after Rosario posted his photo on Instagram. Twitter users combined the screenshots of her original comment, her selfie with Rosario, and his Instagram post. A tweet calling her a "predator" for the behavior got more than 400 likes.
Dragun, whose team did not immediately respond to the Daily Dot's request for comment, has not addressed the matter on her platforms and continues to get backlash.
Commenters also addressed Dragun's support of Tony and Ondreaz Lopez, TikTok brothers who were also accused of predatory behavior. Ondreaz Lopez denied accusations of sexual assault in June, saying, "I would never want to invalidate a sexual assault victim, but some of the claims [they are] making simply are not true," E! News reports.
In response to screenshots of Dragun's comment, one individual wrote that "waiting for someone to turn of age to hit on them is predatory weirdo type behavior." Another said, "A 25 yr old has no buisness being with an 18 yr old. It's just weird."