Crypto Influencer Tiffany Fong Blasts ‘Gross’ New York Post and Daily Mail for Sexist Coverage
Crypto journalist Tiffany Fong resisted Daily mail and New York Post Office this week because they covered her recent meeting with besieged FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, calling the far-right tabloids “pretty gross” for being “pornographic.” ‘ she was in their coverage.
Wind confirmed on Wednesday that she met Bankman-Fried on Tuesday night at his parents’ house. The one-time crypto king who was charge for this month on multiple counts of wire fraud and securities fraud conspiracy, currently under house arrest after posting giant bonds worth $250 million and plan to enter an excuse next week in Manhattan federal court.
Fong, who was able to bring Bankman-Fried in the past be open to her about his political contributions and amorous lifestyle, provided some details of her conversations with the disgraced former billionaire for both newspapers. parcel and Email. At the same time, she noted that her interview with Bankman-Fried was just business.
When post The article appeared on Wednesdayhowever, Fong was furious with the way her meeting with Bankman-Fried was staged. She was particularly concerned about allusions in the article, including suggestions that she was in a relationship with the alleged fraudster along with posting pictures of herself in a bikini.
FTX Sam Bankman-Fried’s woeful house arrest was unraveled on Tuesday by a visit from a sexy single crypto influencer who said he seemed ‘ surprisingly optimistic’ ahead of the trial on multiple fraud charges, The Post learned,” the article began.
“[J]God, God, Phong reacts to the newspaper Twitter posts on Wednesday, which featured a photo of herself in a bikini.
She then tweeted that she was “obviously not wearing a bikini” during her meeting with Bankman-Fried, adding that parcel acted “quite crude” because it “decided to rummage through old photos” on her Instagram.
On Thursday afternoon, Fong shared that a Email Reporters contacted her and noted that she was “not satisfied with the photo the New York Post used.” The reporter also emailed her that “they would be upset if you used something proprietary that they didn’t have in your meeting with the SBF.”
“As soon as I posted a comment in response to their question, @DailyMail immediately converted my photo into a bikini,” she tweeted, adding a “vomiting face” emoji.
Fong shared some of her email exchanges with reporters along with screenshots of letter from article at different times. One striking image is just a snap of her head with Bankman-Fried outside the Manhattan courthouse. Another screenshot of the article has her original photo replaced with an Instagram photo of her in a bikini. (In fact letter from The piece includes several pictures of her in a swimsuit.)
A few hours later, Fong noted Email finally removed the bikini picture. She even posted an email from a tabloid reporter complaining about how she was “manipulating” him on Twitter because “I 100% have nothing to do with the bikini photo being used.”
Finally, Fong wondered why another Bankman-Fried guest had not recently been subjected to the same insinuations about his meeting with the former FTX executive as she was.
“Michael Lewis actually ‘spent a few hours’ with Sam Bankman-Fried before me,” she speaksmention the welcome big short author. “Is Michael Lewis being sexualized and bombarded with questions about whether they’re ‘banging’?”
When reached for comment, Fong told The Daily Beast, “I don’t have much to add” beyond her tweets, adding that she’s “trying not to make more comments about it.” this situation.” The Email and parcel did not immediately respond to requests for comment.