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Kate Haralson kicked off Raya after calling out Matthew Perry

The primary rule of Raya is you don’t discuss Raya.

Kate Haralson, the TikTok person who known as out Matthew Perry for matching together with her — when she was solely 19 — has been kicked off the elite courting app, she completely informed Web page Six on Friday.

“I ought to have anticipated that may occur,” says Haralson, now 20. “I really feel positive about it. I by no means actually used it anymore in any case.”

A rep for Raya didn’t return our request for remark, however the app’s web site particulars its strict tips to guard its members’ privateness.

The “Removing of a Member” part states, “Each member is anticipated to observe our easy guidelines of respect, belief, and privateness. There are many locations throughout the web the place an expectation of behavioral requirements and respect for different customers isn’t required.”

Kate Haralson speaks out on matching with Matthew Perry on Raya.
Kate Haralson speaks out on matching with Matthew Perry on Raya.
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Earlier this week, Haralson shared a now-deleted video on TikTok of her FaceTiming with Perry, 51, after they matched on Raya final Might.

Haralson informed us on Thursday the “Buddies” star didn’t appear to thoughts their 31-year age hole, clarifying that she had the app’s age vary set to fulfill older males “for the joke of it.”

“It form of felt bizarre speaking to somebody my dad’s age and it simply felt not proper, particularly when he knew how younger I used to be,” she mentioned.

The blond magnificence additionally claimed in our interview that the actor requested her at one level, “Am I as previous as your dad?”

Haralson mentioned of her determination to publish their name on TikTok, “Lots of people have been saying I’m a bully and imply for posting this, and it made me really feel form of unhealthy, however on the identical time, I really feel like a variety of guys in Hollywood are speaking to all these younger women and it’s one thing that I feel lots of people ought to pay attention to.”

A rep for Perry didn’t return Web page Six’s request for remark.

Kate Haralson said she felt "weird" talking to Matthew Perry.
Kate Haralson mentioned she felt “bizarre” speaking to Matthew Perry.
Courtesy of Kate Haralson

The Los Angeles-based assistant’s viral second got here after one other TikTok person, Nivine Jay, shared a private video Ben Affleck despatched her after they matched on Raya.

Jay mentioned Affleck, 48, discovered her on Instagram after she unmatched him and despatched her a video saying, “Nivine, why did you unmatch me? It’s me,” to show his id.

Each girls have acquired some backlash on-line for his or her determination to name out these stars, together with from Chrissy Teigen, who mentioned it was “cheesy to launch personal messages.”

Nivine Jay claims Ben Affleck matched with her on Raya.
Nivine Jay claims Ben Affleck matched together with her on Raya.
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Nevertheless, the Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit mannequin additionally known as out her fellow celebs, saying they “shouldn’t be making these creepy determined video replies on Raya.”

On Friday, Haralson informed Web page Six she had a message for others who could also be contemplating calling out celebrities for his or her interactions on Raya.

“My recommendation is until you wanna get banned, don’t do what I did,” she mentioned, including an additional tip for individuals who wish to keep on the app and truly discover a celeb match. “So far as speaking to celebrities, be your self. They’re simply regular folks with irregular careers!”

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