Actress who is supposedly ill believes that she exposed a foot fetish “creep” who has been tricking young women to send snaps of their feet for nearly a decade. She did this by staging’sham auditions’ for a charity advertisement for the barefooted.

Bekah McNair, 22, from Nashville, Tennessee, was eager to apply when a ‘casting agent’, known only as Nathan, advertised a $150-per-hour photoshoot on Facebook last week. 

However she was horrified after he asked for pictures of the sole of her foot in order to land herself a place on the shortlist, and called him out for using the images for ‘a fetish.’

Bekah apologised and then posted the absurd exchange on Twitter. The tweet was likened by thousands of people, who retweeted it. 

A Twitter user shared screengrabs in response to Bekah’s tweet, claiming that she had been approached by the exact same man in 2013. 

Bekah McNair, 22, from Nashville, Tennessee, believes she's exposed a foot fetish 'creep' who's been hoodwinking young women into sending snaps of their toes for almost a decade- by setting up 'sham' auditions for a barefooted charity advert

Bekah McNair, 22, from Nashville, Tennessee, believes she’s exposed a foot fetish ‘creep’ who’s been hoodwinking young women into sending snaps of their toes for almost a decade- by setting up ‘sham’ auditions for a barefooted charity advert

Nathan claims he cast for the “One Day Without Shoes” campaign, which was previously operated by Toms Shoes.

Bekah wrote a comment to a Facebook group for local actors. He responded within one hour and sent Bekah a message informing her that he was interested.

Many actors from the group commented on the posting about the high cost for the six hours guaranteed. 

Bekah stated that she thought the campaign would be local and would have enjoyed being involved.

She was horrified after a casting director asked for pictures of the sole of her foot in order to land herself a place on the shortlist, and called him out for using the images for 'a fetish'

After requesting photos of her sole foot to secure a spot on the casting list, she was shocked and upset that he had used the images as a fetish.

She posted the bizarre exchange on Twitter where it's been liked and retweeted by more than 40,000 open-mouthed users

She posted the bizarre exchange on Twitter where it’s been liked and retweeted by more than 40,000 open-mouthed users 

“He offered a few days of availability in February and I saw that as an opportunity to model or act for a good cause.

“I’ve never seen anyone get as creative with fetish images before.” 

She reached out to the 22-year old eagerly but was shocked when he responded to her message. He claimed that the “director” needed to take test shots of her soles in order to place her on the shortlist. 

Nathan shared with Nathan an image showing a blonde woman sitting down on the floor, her feet dominated three quarters and her smile peeking above them. 

Bekah commented on a local actors' Facebook group to express her interest in the role Nathan advertised and within an hour he'd sent a message introducing himself

Bekah wrote a comment to a Facebook group for local actors. He responded within one hour and sent out a message informing her that he was interested in Nathan’s job.

THE COMPLETE EXCHANGE EXCHANGE BETWEEN NATHAN & BEKAH 

Nathan replied: “Hi, would you be interested in auditioning?”

Bekah said: ‘I am!’

Nathan said, “Great. One Day Without Shoes, a charitable event which aids underprivileged children to get the essentials of life and are [sic]The cause is now on a brand new web site.

Bekah said: ‘Sounds good.’

Nathan responded: “Thank you. In order to make you part of the final list, director requested photos similar to this.

Then, he uploaded an image showing a model that shows the soles her feet.

Bekah replied, “This clearly is a sexual fetish…” Do you really mean that? You call it a charity.

Nathan shared a screen shot of Tom’s One Day Without Shoes campaign images, which showed people barefoot to the camera.

He stated that it was once run by Toms Appeal. It was, I’m sorry.

 

“Once he had sent me that picture, I instantly knew what he was trying and I said “nope”.

‘I knew my pictures would just be going into some random guy with a turtle profile picture’s w**k bank.

“He wanted to fool me into doing this without my realizing. It’s sick, really.

“The trickery is one, but to pretend it’s for charity while taking advantage of a group of young women willing to do whatever for charity is quite another. He wanted to guilt-trip us.

Bekah, stunned, replied that it was clearly a fetish. But Nathan, determined, sent Nathan a screenshot taken from Toms Shoes’ actual campaign on Google Images.

She stated that he was persistent, and his responses came almost instantly when I interacted with him. 

“He immediately sent me the photograph, so everything was in place.

“He did not even consider that it would be kind of strange that it took him just a minute to respond.

“He doesn’t probably have much other than doing this.

Saying “I hope this’s okay” can be as creepy as any other guy on the web. It isn’t okay. 

“It is very clear that it’s a fetish. He would be a lot more interesting if I had torn into his body a bit more.

“What was he expecting me to do when he apologized?” I will forgive him, and wish him a pleasant day. “I don’t enjoy being made fun of by men online, or in real life.   

Bekah went on to share the exchange online, writing: ‘Man, I’m not responding to casting calls for like a week after this.’ 

The tweet was retweeted by social media users. 

Bekah initially believed the request was for  a local charity campaign, and it would have been good to be involved in

 Bekah initially believed the request was for  a local charity campaign, and it would have been good to be involved in

Dave Riley was a Fetish Photographer. This kind of photography is fine, but it’s not right. Why would anyone want to trick others into doing this? 

“The next step will be to ask for page three style photos for Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Sorry for the humor!

User @ardentslacker said: “I swear there are a type where the biggest part of their sexual fetishism is not admitting to it.”

“I’m not sure if they do it on purpose or just because they can’t bear to admit it. 

The actress went on to share screenshots of the messages online, accusing the casting director of using the pictures for 'a fetish thing'

The actress went on to share screenshots of the messages online, accusing the casting director of using the pictures for 'a fetish thing'

She shared screenshots online of her messages, and accused the casting director of making use of them for “a fetish matter.” 

The 22-year-old posted the full exchange on Twitter and quickly went viral, with thousands of people responding to her post

She posted her entire exchange to Twitter at 22 years old. Her post quickly gained thousands of followers. 

BUT BOY, they don’t admit what is obvious. Informed consent ain’t optional.’ 

@inklement- said: “Yup, it’s Fetish mining and it’s absolutely disgusting.”

Michael Quirk laughed: “Sorry, if this is a fetish, I’m sorry.”

@tennisonokay wrote: The condescending,’sorry’ if you thought that this was a “fetish” thing is killing my. He’s clearly acting as if it is fetish, even though Toms once ran a campaign. 

Many of the responses to Bekah's comments suggested it was 'definitely fetish stuff' and 'gross' behaviour

Bekah was not the only one to respond. Many others thought it was gross behavior and definitely fetish. 

Bekah became suspicious about Nathan’s first message. However, other women may have fallen for Nathan’s trap. 

A Twitter user responded to Bekah’s tweet and shared screengrabs of the encounter. 

It stated that they were looking for volunteers to assist with the Toms Appeal, a children’s charity.

“We require ppl to take photos of themselves with their feet in front.” 

One Twitter user shared a screengrab in reply to Bekah's tweet claiming she was approached by the same man in 2013

In response to Bekah’s tweet, a Twitter user posted a screengrab showing the man approaching her in 2013.

Bekah criticized Nathan for using charity to obtain pictures of women. But, she joked that Nathan has at least “perfected his craft” to be a creep over the last decade. 

Bekah commented, “It surprised me that this guy has done it almost a decade.” He was not a regular guy and I thought it was a one-off event.

“Looking at the second message it appears that he has refined his art since then. The letters are all in lowercase and he prefers to use the number two over the letter.

“It wasn’t very professional the first time, but he’s now a master of his trade.” He has a degree as a creeper.

The person who messaged both of the women had the same username and profile picture on Facebook, which showed a tortoise

Both the woman who messaged them had the same Facebook username and profile photo, which displayed a tortoise.  

Bekah has slammed Nathan as 'sick' for trying to use charity to get pictures from women, but joked at least he's 'perfected his craft' to earn a 'degree in being a creep' over the past decade

Bekah slammed Nathan for trying charity to take pictures of women. However, she joked that Nathan has at least “perfected his craft” to be able to have a degree in being creepy’ during the past decade.

Although the actor claims that the incident has not affected her desire to apply for work, she is disappointed at the fact that it has made women feel less anxious. 

Bekah stated that although it has not affected her too much, she was disappointed by the fact that such is life for women when they are willing to put their bodies out there. It is shame that this has to be accepted.

Surprisingly, I have received fewer strange messages since the viral tweet. It’s hard to be the “kink shamer” now. But, it doesn’t have to be a problem as long as it’s respectful and open.

“If you are honest about what you want, I do not believe it is an issue. 

Luckily the actor insists the bizarre interaction hasn't impacted her eagerness to apply for jobs but she has been left disappointed that women have to deal with this

Although the actor claims that the strange interaction didn’t affect her desire to apply for work, she is disappointed by the fact that this has made it difficult for women to cope with the situation.  

“If they sent me messages asking for this, I would ignore them. But I wouldn’t take a screenshot of their message because they aren’t conning anyone.

“With fetishes as feet it seems that part of the game involves getting people to send you photos for free so you think it’s for another purpose.  

Toms Shoes spokesperson said that the man was not connected to TOMS. The brand also hasn’t sponsored ‘One Day Without Shoes’ since 2016.