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A Woman Was Randomly Threatened By A Girlfriend To Block Her Guy On Instagram After He Creeped

Taj shared the strangely threatening Instagram message to underline a larger relationship issue.

Posted on April 10, 2018, at 12:08 p.m. ET

This is 21-year-old Tajea-Jasmine Walton of Stratford, Connecticut. She's a model who's grown a modest following on Instagram.

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Last Wednesday, she received a "weird" DM from a user who she said she did not recognize at all.

Walton has around 1,800 followers so she receives messages from strangers from time to time but this "took the cake for me," she told BuzzFeed News.

"My first reaction was I was laughing but also creeped out at the same time," she noted, reading the user's message.

The stranger reached out to Walton to ask her to block her boyfriend on the app. He'd apparently been saving photos of Walton and setting them as his phone and computer backgrounds.

Tajea-Jasmine Walton / Instagram

"I hope this ends the issue cause if I have to talk to you again about this it'll be a problem," the woman wrote.

Walton confirmed she'd never heard of the woman's boyfriend IRL or online prior to this message.

"Why is he saving pics of me?" she said.

"I didn't respond," she added. "I honestly just read it and blocked them both. There wasn't any reason to go back and forth. I have my own boyfriend, and at the end of the day, there's nothing I could do about him being oddly obsessed with me."

She said she screenshot the message and shared it on Twitter "because I was so shocked." Everyone else seemed to be as well.

@EverythingTaj @BarkyBoogz Excuse me, talk to whom?

They were also profoundly confused, especially by the woman's tone. "I don't know who's scarier the stalker or the girlfriend," one person responded.

@EverythingTaj I don't know who scarier the stalker or the girlfriend...

And generally about, y'know, how repairing their relationship became Walton's burden and responsibility.

@EverythingTaj @BreaSimone How is this your fault 😂

@EverythingTaj So my thing is this...WHY SHE AINT TALK TO HER MAN!

How dare Walton share photos of herself that may attract someone else's boyfriend to this degree?

@EverythingTaj How dare you have your pictures posted on this man's screensavers on multiple devices & you are being brought up in conversation. Have you no shame? he has someone, make yourself ugly so his girl can be happy, it's the only way 🤣

@zola_cadence @EverythingTaj Approaching her, when she hasn't done anything but post on her IG, is already pathetic. Sadly

Others had pettier advice in response.

@EverythingTaj Make sure you follow him and like couple of his pictures xx😊

Walton told BuzzFeed News the more she thought about the woman's message, the more she wanted to shift the blame off of her. "Women should build each other up," she said.

Instagram: @everythingtaj

"What I want women to take from this is that...

1) You're worth more than this.

2) The second you feel like you must attack another woman over a man, let him go."

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