Things are not fine for this Swedish model who has claimed that she has received rape threats after she posted a controversial picture of her un-shaved legs.

The Swedish, Arvida Byström said that she was abused after she posted the picture, promoting a pair of shoes on her Instagram. The 26-year-old model has a history of posting pictures of her body hair online.

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After this specific image, the model has claimed that she had been abused. She said: “Me being such an abled, white, cis body with its only nonconforming feature being a lil leg hair,” she said. “Literally I’ve been getting rape threats in my DM inbox.”

“I can’t even begin to imagine what it’s like to not possess all these privileges and try to exist in the world. Sending love and try to remember that not everybody has the same experiences being a person.” she added.

There were mixed responses to her picture. A lot of people abused her and many came out to support the model.

One user said: “It is something absurd to say in 2017 but she is so brave to show natural legs, you go girl!”

On the other hand, Adidad has called the model “an artist, photographer, model and cyber sensation, known for her photography, which questions femininity and gender standards using so-called ‘girly’ aesthetics”.

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