Woman receives message from hitch driver saying he’s excited about her photos, Singapore News
While trying to hitchhike, a woman ended up receiving unwelcome messages from a stranger.
TikTok user Nicolett.ee posted a video last Saturday (May 14) detailing their experience. She explained that she was looking for a ride on the Telegram messaging app, when she received a message from a user who offered her a free ride – in exchange for a connection.
laughing is my coping mechanism… hope he doesn’t see that LOL
♬ angel eyes – alexandra ae
According to screenshots in the TikTok, ‘J’ also said to her, “Is it a compliment if I get hard on your pics [sic]”.
Nicolett.ee’s video has since garnered over 100,000 views and over 160 comments from other users who shared their disgust and disbelief at “J’s” posts.
In the comments, Nicolett.ee, who has more than 7,000 subscribers on the video-sharing platform, also defended herself against naysayers who accused her of booking a ride from a carpooling app.
“Whatever, even if someone uses Telehitch, it’s not like they ask to receive these kinds of messages, is it?” she wrote.
Responding to another user who asked why she seemed to be laughing at the stranger’s remark which may have served to encourage her, Nicolett.ee clarified that she was “baffled” by the nature of the conversation at the time. -the.
In a subsequent TikTok, Nicolett.ee added that “J” continued to message her after ignoring her initial messages.
@nicolett.ee Reply to @celestesui ♬ angeleyes – alexandra ae
After blocking him, another account, “L”, also started sending him messages.
“It’s probably the same person, that’s all I know, so stay safe,” Nicolett.ee remarked.
The Telegram group SG Hitch is known for offering users a cheaper alternative to ridesharing apps. Users looking for a ride can simply indicate where they are and where they need a ride.
Potential drivers can then send them a private message to confirm the ride. Conversely, drivers can also indicate whether they can offer a ride to anyone.
AsiaOne has contacted Nicolett.ee for further comment.
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