Chris D'Elia and the rise of Twitter as a platform to call out sexual predators

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Chris D'Elia and the rise of Twitter as a platform to call out sexual predators

Comedian Chris D’Elia first noticed Michaela Coletta’s Instagram photos years ago, when she was 17, according to the now 25-year-old. He took the opportunity to DM her. 

“He noticed I liked some of his photos on Instagram and immediately started messaging me,” Coletta told Mashable. “From my Instagram photos, you could visibly tell I was still in high school.” 

In an emailed statement to Mashable, Coletta described behavior she knew to be a pattern. “This man is HORRIBLE,” she wrote. “The amount of messages I’ve gotten from other girls that are too afraid to speak up is… insane. With almost the exact same stories, same ages… some as young as 14 [sic].”  Read more…

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