Katherine Asplundh Returns to Instagram After Backlash Over Attempt to Buy Username

Katherine Asplundh Returns to Instagram After Backlash Over Attempt to Buy Username

Katherine Asplundh has made her return to Instagram after facing backlash for attempting to buy a username from a woman with the same name.

Attending Carl’s Wedding

On Saturday, Asplundh attended her brother-in-law Carl’s wedding to his longtime partner, Savanna Smith. She shared photos of the happy couple and herself in a pastel summer dress.

Social Media Shutdown

Asplundh had previously shut down her social media in May after aggressive messages she sent to another user went viral. These messages were part of her attempt to acquire the Instagram handle @katherineasplundh.

Internet Backlash

The online community sided with the other Katherine, creating numerous fake accounts to claim all variations of Asplundh’s name. This incident forced Katherine to deactivate her Instagram amid the backlash.

Return to Instagram

Despite the negative attention, Katherine has resumed posting on Instagram, although she still uses her maiden name, @katherinedrisc, as her username.

Controversial TikTok

Katherine’s old TikTok mocking new wives who quickly change their last names on social media resurfaced. She ironically discussed waiting a few months to change her name, contrasting her later actions.

The Username Incident

Katherine contacted Kate, the owner of @katherineasplundh, asking to buy the username, which is against Instagram’s terms of service. Kate declined, fearing a ban, leading to a heated exchange that Kate shared online.

Viral Exchange

In the leaked conversation, Katherine questioned Kate’s identity and legitimacy, which led Kate to refuse the request and report Katherine for harassment. Kate explained that she would have given the name for free if Katherine had been polite.

Background on Katherine Asplundh

Katherine, originally from New Vernon, New Jersey, married into the billionaire Asplundh family, known for their tree trimming business. Her TikTok page boasts over 88,000 followers.

Asplundh Family Details

The Asplundh Tree Expert company, founded by three Swedish brothers, remains a family-run business with significant revenue and numerous family members involved. Katherine’s husband, Cabot Asplundh, is part of this legacy.

Reaction to the Incident

The internet reacted strongly to Katherine’s behavior, with many users criticizing her actions. Despite the controversy, Katherine’s social media pages continue to draw significant attention and comments.

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