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She is most notable for her glamour and cosplay modeling on Instagram. As a result of her online activity, she became an Internet meme in her own right. In the summer of , Kirschner registered a joke Pornhub account and began selling her "GamerGirl Bath Water" product through her online store, garnering media coverage online. Shortly after, her Instagram account was deleted due to community guideline violations. Media outlets have described Kirschner as a cross between an Internet troll and a performance artist , as well as an e-girl.
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What a time to be alive. Years ago, used bathwater existed almost solely as a vehicle for hurling out babies. Like Belle Delphine, the year-old gamer girl and cosplayer with over 4. Delphine herself has become something of an online Rorschach test, a figure in whom people see either a brilliant performance artist making a scathing commentary on the expectations of women online or someone cravenly taking advantage of misogynistic tropes of women gamers and appropriating Japanese cosplay culture. Below, everything we know about Delphine, her bathwater, and her arrest. In addition to standard cosplay and PG, NSFW pictures, she also became known for her ahegao — facial expressions meant to mimic the orgasms of hentai characters. What truly set Delphine apart from other online personalities however, were her occasionally deeply odd stunts and videos, including flirtatiously eating a raw egg!
Last week, a year-old cosplayer and Instagram model named Belle Delphine posted a photo of herself in the tub, holding a jar and a pastel pink game controller. In later Instagram videos, she films herself splashing around in the bath, wearing a tight aqua T-shirt and a thong, then spitting bathwater into a jar while winking coyly and making a wide range of facial expressions that can only be described as criminally horny. The stunt also spawned a small cottage industry of reaction videos from YouTubers who had bought her bathwater, with a handful of her fans — mostly young men in their teens or twenties — drinking it, cooking with it, and even vaping it. So who, exactly, is Belle Delphine? And despite her current penchant for doing things like eating raw ramen, curling up in fridges, and embracing dead squids, her influencer career actually started out fairly normal. Her first YouTube video, which was posted in August , is a fairly standard makeup tutorial, featuring a fresh-faced Delphine showing off how to do a cat-eye while donning kitty ears. After the post in question racked up a million views, with fans salivating over the prospect of seeing more explicit content, Delphine made good on her word — but only to a point.