Jan 25, 2023 20:21 GMT
In a video that went viral, the woman claims she saved “probably up to $150 on food a week.”
Vivian Tu, a 28-year-old American, went viral on TikTok in 2021 with a video in which she bragged about going on up to six dates a week to avoid spending money on food.
“Between 2016 and 2018 I didn’t buy food once. I probably saved up to $150 a week,” he commented in the clip.
Now in a interview With Elite Daily, the young woman explained that she did not start dating to save money, but seeing that her spending on food had dropped significantly, she decided to “jokingly” post the video, titled ‘When they say that women are bad with money, but you have six dates a week to save on food.’
“To clarify once and for all: I didn’t start dating just for food,” says the ‘tiktoker’ in the interview, acknowledging that, although she wanted to find her ‘prince charming’ after “kissing a lot of frogs”, Unconsciously, there could be a hidden interest in his search.
“If you’re thinking, ‘I can go to a fun tapas restaurant (probably) for free, or I can spend my own money on food at the grocery store, still having to cook. And it probably wouldn’t taste as good,’ there’s obviously a subconscious thought. involved,” he added.
In the reactions to the controversial video, numerous users agreed with what was expressed in it, confessing to having used the same techniques in the past, while other Internet users criticized it for its “lack of ethics” or for its “toxic feminism”.