Molly-Mae Hague has mentioned she feels “responsible” carrying on with life as regular amid the continued warfare in Ukraine.
The social media influencer took to Instagram on Monday 28 February to ask her 6 million followers whether or not they had been utilizing the platform as an “escape”, and if she ought to proceed sharing her normal content material.
Her posts come amid escalating battle in Ukraine after Russian President Vladimir Putin launched an invasion of the nation on Thursday 24 February.
Hague, who can be the artistic director of quick trend retailer Fairly Little Factor, normally offers updates of her day-to-day actions on her Instagram tales.
She is at the moment in Tulum, Mexico on a piece journey and has been utilizing her platform to share methods folks will help these in Ukraine and the place to donate.
“Given every thing that’s occurring on the planet proper now I really feel it’s unattainable to hold on with life as regular with out feeling responsible,” she wrote in a single story.
“I’m at the moment away for work taking pictures a marketing campaign however haven’t recognized whether or not to share as normal for the those that come on Instagram to flee… I care about you guys a lot and the way my content material makes you all really feel.”
She additionally added a ballot asking followers to vote on whether or not they wish to see updates about her journey, or “not in the meanwhile”.
Hague later shared varied screenshots from her direct messages displaying that almost all of her followers wish to see extra of her normal content material.
“Your posts are a tremendous distraction [from] a scary world,” one individual had written.
One other mentioned: “Seeing some regular content material additionally helps hold my thoughts off the horrors occurring…I’d love to listen to about your day but additionally please do hold elevating consciousness in your social media platform.”
In response to the messages, Hague mentioned she is going to start sharing content material from her journey to Mexico.
“I’ve been studying everybody’s [direct messages] and it’s actually helped me perceive how everybody’s feeling proper now. I’m going to proceed posting for almost all that need me to,” she mentioned.
“My [direct messages] are all the time open. I actually need to discover different methods I can proceed utilizing my platform to lift consciousness,” she added.
Hague, who additionally owns a self-tan model named Filter, later shared a number of photos from Mexico, one among which confirmed the seaside throughout sundown.
In one other submit she mentioned she was “taking pictures one thing very particular”. The 22-year-old didn’t disclose whether or not she is in Mexico for work with Fairly Little Factor or Filter.