Kadie Karen Diekmeyer, higher identified by her deal with “That Vegan Teacher,” amassed greater than 1.7 million followers on TikTok — till this week.
As of Monday evening, if you search her account on the favored video streaming platform it says “web page not discovered.” Her account was reportedly banned for “violating group tips” following the publication of a Change.org petition, which accuses her of using incendiary measures to drive her views on the general public.
Now she is difficult her viewers to “stand up” in her protection.
“Many of you wakened this morning and came upon that my account was banned on TikTok, and I do know a lot of you’re leaping for pleasure and considering that this can be a nice victory,” Diekmeyer stated in a video posted Tuesday titled “Censorship: Why Good People Must Rise Up And Speak Out,” that she posted to her YouTube account, which has over 31,000 followers.
“Somehow, it makes you smile to know that an animal rights activist is being silenced,” she added. The Twitterverse quickly took notice with a collection of trending posts.
Diekmeyer goes on to deny a collection of accusations in her newest video — claiming she by no means “stalked anybody,” nor “‘pressured’ anybody to be vegan,” and “no one ever bought sick or ‘died’ due to me.” She additionally proclaims that “Veganphobia is actual,” evidenced by the truth that folks have allegedly “left expired animal physique elements on my entrance steps. Eggs have been thrown over my fence. Death threats have been uttered. Groups of individuals tried to steal my canine, Bella.”
The Change.org petition, nonetheless, claims that Diekmeyer used her TikTok to make “blatantly racist, bigoted, discriminatory statements towards anybody who would not view veganism her means and her means alone,” and promote “a number of movies which might be harmful to kids,” calling her use of the platform “morally and ethically repugnant.”
The petition goes on to element the methods wherein her content material allegedly violated group tips on the platform, and has over 20,000 signatures as of this writing. As its major picture, it encompasses a composite of That Vegan Teacher’s former TikTok profile web page and a video screenshot of her talking subsequent to textual content studying “F—ed-up non secular freaks and why we should always steer clear of them.”
Diekmeyer’s Instagram, the place she has 19,000 followers, can be at the moment reside as of this writing.Rumors that she goes to jail seem to be unfounded.