UFC star Paige VanZant upset fellow fighters with a series of racy videos on Instagram that she posted to promote her new Reebok clothing line, “Black and White.”
The 23 year old Strawweight teased her 246,000 Twitter followers by pulling up her white shirt to show off her stomach and speaking seductively as she chatted about how much she loves the clothes.
VanZant’s videos have since been deleted, but they were captured on YouTube before they vanished.
The revealing videos did not sit well with some of VanZant’s fellow MMA fighters. They quickly jumped on social media to criticize her.
Fighter Angela Hill implied the videos were reminiscent of a sex ad.
Just call 1-800-HOT-GIRL and talk to real live girls. We can’t frickin wait to answer your call. Call now! https://t.co/HIJlbhhOCN
— Angela Hill (@AngieOverkill) April 30, 2017
While fellow MMA fighter Lauren Murphy replied, “I thought this was fake. I thought this was a fake ad.”
UFC fight Jeremy Kennedy expressed shock over the tone of the videos.
What the hell did I just watch https://t.co/nO7FSzFXhT
— Jeremy Kennedy (@JeremyKennedyWC) April 30, 2017
But some of VanZant’s fans clapped back at her critics.
All the fighters judging @PaigeVanzantUFC have three things in common: they’re hypocrites, they’re jealous and they’re not ranked.
— Ryan Wagner (@RyanWagnerMania) May 1, 2017
@PaigeVanzantUFC they just want what you got darlin’, don’t pay em no mind. ?
— Brian Johnston (@bdiddytampa) May 1, 2017
Another wrote, “Oh no, Paige Vanzant did a sexy video let’s all have a s–t fit about it and then watch Felice Herrig do the same thing and say nothing.”
VanZant left up several images promoting the line on her Instagram account.
VanZant has been busy outside of the ring recently. In February, she inked book deal.
"It’s a memoir. Obviously people learned a little bit about my past and my story and I really haven’t told it all and it’s something I feel like I wouldn’t be able to say out loud so a book is the perfect way," VanZant told FOX Sports in December 2016.
VanZant did not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment about backlash.
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