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Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Gun-toting French law-student, 23, receives death threats after becoming a poster girl for online channel dubbed 'the hunting Netflix' and posing with pictures of her kills

  • Johanna Clermont is a 'hunting influencer' with 300,000 social media followers 
  • She has been featured in a billboard campaign for Zone 300 on the Paris metro 
  • Student, 23, reportedly had to change her surname after receiving death threats 
A French law student has received death threats after becoming the poster girl for a streaming channel dubbed 'the hunting Netflix' and sharing grisly images of her kills online. 
Johanna Clermont, 23, is a 'hunting influencer' with 300,000 followers across Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat - where she posts photographs of herself posing with her latest kills. 
The 'proud huntress', from Perpignan, has now featured in a billboard campaign for Zone 300, an on-demand video platform which specialises in documentaries about hunting and fishing.
The blonde's image has been plastered over metro posters in Paris to promote the streaming service, which currently has more than 90,000 subscribers.
Johanna Clermont (pictured), 23, is a 'hunting influencer' with 300,000 followers across Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat - where she posts images of herself posing with her latest kills
Johanna Clermont (pictured), 23, is a 'hunting influencer' with 300,000 followers across Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat - where she posts images of herself posing with her latest kills
The 'proud huntress' has now featured in a billboard campaign for Zone 300, an on-demand video platform which specialises in documentaries about hunting and fishing
The 'proud huntress' has now featured in a billboard campaign for Zone 300, an on-demand video platform which specialises in documentaries about hunting and fishing
Ms Clermont has reportedly changed her surname due to threats she received from anti-hunting activists at Perpignan University in southern France, where she studies, the Telegraph reported. 
In response, the student said 'p***ing people off is my passion,' explaining her goal was to 'break down stereotypes' of the male-dominated sport.
She added: 'If there are no negative reactions, then the campaign won't have worked.'  
Thierry Coste, the French hunting federation's political adviser, has reportedly taken Ms Clermont 'under his wing' after the pair appeared in a television debate together.
The blonde's image has been plastered over metro posters in Paris to promote the streaming service, which currently has more than 90,000 subscribers
The blonde's image has been plastered over metro posters in Paris to promote the streaming service, which currently has more than 90,000 subscribers
Ms Clermont has reportedly changed her surname due to threats she received from anti-hunting activists at Perpignan University in southern France
Ms Clermont has reportedly changed her surname due to threats she received from anti-hunting activists at Perpignan University in southern France
'I've always supported her initiatives,' he told Le Parisien. 'In a man's world where social media is little used, the first steps were pretty tough.' 
But the huntress has sparked controversy even within the hunting community, with some claiming the student has 'sold her soul to merchandising.' 
Ms Clermont regularly promotes knife and gun brands on her social media. 
Martine Pion, president of the national association of female hunters, said: 'We don't share the same way of seeing things. To be a spokesmodel and remain independent seem difficult to me.' 
Others claimed she 'gets bad press because she hogs the limelight.' 
In response, the student said 'p***ing people off is my passion,' explaining her goal was to 'break down stereotypes' of the male-dominated sport
In response, the student said 'p***ing people off is my passion,' explaining her goal was to 'break down stereotypes' of the male-dominated sport
The huntress has sparked controversy even within the hunting community, with some claiming the student has 'sold her soul to merchandising'
The huntress has sparked controversy even within the hunting community, with some claiming the student has 'sold her soul to merchandising'
Ms Clermont received her hunting licence in 2014 after being given a rifle as a Christmas gift at 16.  
She has since travelled as far as South Africa to hunt, and regularly shares images of her latest kills with 300,000 followers across Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook.
'I like to play on this duality because that's what pleases me. I alternate between the photos of pure hunting, of a warrior and more dolled up photos,' she previously told L'Express.
'There is a happy medium, it's quite touchy. I know. It may be surprising to see a young blonde like me. But I want to break the stereotypes.'
Ms Clermont received her hunting licence in 2014 after being given a rifle as a Christmas gift at 16
Ms Clermont received her hunting licence in 2014 after being given a rifle as a Christmas gift at 16

12 comments:

  1. she should hunt down the real niggers

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  2. Narcissistic attention whore..

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  3. Trophy hunters deserve to be murdered.

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  4. Trophy hunters deserve to be murdered.

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  5. Hunting because you need to eat or eliminate agricultural pests is one thing; hunting because you get off on traveling to exotic places to kill the most beautiful animals there quite another. I shot a coyote two weeks ago because he'd been killing one chicken after another, pet chickens and much loved. I don't feel bad at all about pulling the trigger on that bastard.

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    1. Yeah hard to disagree there. I kill possums, coons, sometimes chipmonks here for similar reasons.

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  6. Trophy hunters are among the scum of humans. I can only hope a snake or something will get her. At her age she should be hunting a different kind of snake instead of innocent animals.

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  7. How dare she use a gun to kill a living thing! Someone should shoot her!

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