TikTok influencer begs followers for DONOTATIONS – because she 'accidentally' bought $100,000 couch

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A 21-year-old TikTok star with nearly eight million followers has been slammed online for issuing a tearful plea for donations – because she ‘accidentally’ bought $100,000 couch in an online auction, and says the idea of getting a job ‘makes her throw up’. 

Quenlin Blackwell, from Los Angeles, California, faced a furious backlash after she posted a video of herself sobbing into the camera, while claiming that she inadvertently purchased the pricey piece of furniture after entering her credit card details into an online auction site as a ‘joke’.

Captioning the video, which has racked up 6.8 million views, ‘I accidentally bought a $100,000 couch,’ the influencer then issued an emotional plea to her 7.9 million followers to send her online donations in order to help her cover the cost of the couch – which she insists she cannot pay for.  

Quenlin Blackwell, 21, from California, was slammed online after she issued a plea for donations after she'accidentally' purchased a $100,000 couch

Quenlin Blackwell, 21, from California, was slammed online after she issued a plea for donations after she ‘accidentally’ purchased a $100,000 couch

The influencer has 7.9 million followers and explained in between sobs that she entered her card details as a'joke', but was then charged for the furniture

The influencer has 7.9 million followers and explained in between sobs that she entered her card details as a ‘joke’, but was then charged for the furniture

She then begged others to'donate' or let her'borrow' money

She claimed the thought of getting a job made her want to'throw up'

She then begged others to ‘donate’ or let her ‘borrow’ money before claiming the thought of getting a job made her want to ‘throw up’

In between tears, the influencer begged others to ‘donate’ or let her ‘borrow’ money so that she can cover the sky-high cost of the furniture. 

She pleaded: ‘I almost crashed my car when I saw it, if you have a million dollars could you please donate? If you have a billion dollars can you let me borrow some please?’

Quenlin then posted a follow-up video, which was captioned: ‘They won’t give me a refund on the couch.’ 

She then explained she was going to set up an OnlyFans account to help pay for the expensive furniture. 

‘I don’t want to, but I’m going to have to,’ Quenlin added before noting she needed money for dental work and to replace one of her side mirrors on her car as well. 

While in a fit of tears, the influencer explained she was disgusted at the thought of having to work and even went as far as claiming the thought of having a ‘job’ made her want to ‘throw up.’ 

She added: ‘I don’t want to do a job. I’m about to throw up because I know they didn’t refund me.’ 

Quenlin, who usually posts lifestyle vlogs, has 7.9 million followers and frequently attends high-profile events with other A-list celebs, such as Lil Nas X

Quenlin, who usually posts lifestyle vlogs, has 7.9 million followers and frequently attends high-profile events with other A-list celebs, such as Lil Nas X

The influencer is also known for her close friendship with DJ Diplo, who is 22 years her senior and with whom she lived with in 2020

 The influencer is also known for her close friendship with DJ Diplo, who is 22 years her senior and with whom she lived with in 2020

Quenlin claimed she started an OnlyFans account to help her pay for the costly couch and even added a link to an OnlyFans account in her Instagram bio

Quenlin claimed she started an OnlyFans account to help her pay for the costly couch and even added a link to an OnlyFans account in her Instagram bio 

The influencer then added a link to an OnlyFans account in her Instagram bio. 

Quenlin, who usually posts lifestyle vlogs, has 7.9 million followers and frequently attends high-profile events such as Revolve festivals or goes to parties with other A-list celebs, who she claims are her best friends. 

The influencer is often pictured beside singer Lil Nas X and is also known for her close friendship with Diplo. 

In 2020, she revealed she was living with the then 41-year-old Diplo, who is 22 years her senior. 

‘I live with Diplo right now, and he fully supports my endeavors,’ she explained to her followers in a TikTok Live. 

The DJ responded on Twitter and explained he rented one of his properties to Quenlin and added there was ‘nothing but friendship’ between the pair, which the influencer confirmed.

Users didn't sympathize with Quenlin because she has a large following and is known for being friends with high-profile celebrities, like Lil Nas X and Diplo

Users didn’t sympathize with Quenlin because she has a large following and is known for being friends with high-profile celebrities, like Lil Nas X and Diplo

And while the influencer seemed to be distraught over her purchase, many viewers weren’t buying it, while others didn’t sympathize with Quenlin because she has an extremely large following is known for her friendships with high-profile celebrities. 

One user wrote: ‘Dude ask your 100+ famous friends for some help.’ 

Another person added: ‘And the Oscar goes to…’ 

‘Girl who puts in their card info as a joke,’ commented another user. 

One user said: ‘Nah the fact that your card didn’t decline instantly or freeze your account says a lot about how much money you really got though.’ 

Quenlin has yet to address her costly purchase again and refuses to show her followers the couch, causing many users to speculate the validity of her tearful videos. 



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