- A video of a woman dressed in a fur coat posing with a live bear and a bottle of Champagne was posted to the ‘Rich Kids of London’ Instagram page over the weekend.
- The footage has sparked outrage from some users, with some suggesting the bear had been sedated.
- The woman has been called ‘sick’ and ‘disgusting’ by those who have watched the video.
A video of a woman dressed in a fur coat posing with a live bear and a bottle of Champagne was posted to the “Rich Kids of London” Instagram page at the weekend – and it has outraged countless users on the photo-sharing platform.
In the footage, the woman can be seen tickling the bear’s chin and rubbing its chest as it lies on its back in the middle of an icy road, while the cameraman directs her in a language other than English.
She’s wearing what looks like a real fur coat, sunglasses, and knee-high boots as she plays with the bear and pouts for the camera.
The video has been watched over 100,000 times and has prompted many angry comments from users, with some suggesting the bear had been sedated. User adventures.fill.your.soul called the woman “sick” while user benjaminxlarsson wrote: “Petting a bear, while wearing a dead bear, disgusting girl.”
One user, ashleighsmithers3, commented: “This whole video just doesn’t sit right with me,” while another stated: “Makes me feel very sad that she’s wearing real fur and patting a live bear.”
“There is no explanation for so much ignorance,” another user wrote.
The “Rich Kids of London” Instagram account is known for showcasing the opulent lives of some of the city’s wealthiest youngsters. The posts show lives of excess and luxury, with the people featured most often travelling via private jet, enjoying a fancy holiday, or driving fast cars.
It’s unknown where the footage was filmed, or if the woman herself is from London.