At the end of August, Brooklynne Webb, 16, posted a video to TikTok of herself pulling down the waistband of her leggings to show off her relaxed belly alongside three others doing the same.
Then the trolls began to comment.
“She needs to drop some calories,” a user named Peepings wrote.
Initially, the comments hurt Brooklynne’s feelings, and she worried that the remarks could affect her followers who struggled with their own body images.
“I was thinking … ‘how are the other people…