Shauna Rae‘s new curiosity is not holding again!
Dan Swygart defended the pair’s budding relationship — which was featured on season 2 of I Am Shauna Rae — in two Instagram reels after he obtained criticism for pursuing the 23-year-old, who has pituitary dwarfism, making her body appearance more similar to that of an 8-year-old.
“Me and Shauna are nonetheless simply good pals attending to know one another. However I believe it is absolutely disgusting the perspective of some individuals,” Dan, 26, shared in Sunday’s reel. “She’s been via a lot in life. She survived most cancers as a toddler, she’s at all times felt completely different and been handled completely different by society.”
“However how dare you are taking away her proper, her human proper, to have a connection, a friendship, a relationship with another person? Who’re you to say that she will be able to’t have that?” he added.
Swygart insisted that he was “completely disgusted” by individuals’s attitudes in direction of the truth star and their friendship.
“I can’t imagine some individuals who deny her the appropriate to have a friendship or reference to another person,” he stated. “She is a human being, she is a most cancers survivor, she’s acquired incapacity, she had dwarfism. Who’re you to remove her proper to have a friendship and reference to somebody? How dare you? How dare you?”
In a second Instagram reel, Swygart — who’s Welsh and British — detailed how he first connected with Shauna Rae.
“The way in which me and Shauna met was I noticed the primary season of the present,” he stated. “And I used to be actually impressed by her emotional power so I despatched her some flowers and a card to say go stay your finest life, wishing you all of the happiness you deserve.”
“I did the present figuring out I used to be going to get some hate nevertheless it’s crucial to keep in mind that Shauna is an unimaginable 23-year-old lady who has a incapacity,” he continued. “In order you are constructing a connection along with her, it is vital to acknowledge her incapacity and look previous that and construct it with who she is as a person.”
He concluded his message by praising Shauna Rae, calling her “this unimaginable, inspiring 23 yr previous lady who simply occurs to be a bit bit quick.”
“As quickly as you say she will be able to’t have an actual world reference to another person, you dehumanize her, which is totally disgusting,” he stated. “She is a human being, she deserves to have relationships and connections with whoever she desires.”
“I believe some individuals aren’t emotionally mature sufficient to grasp you could have a deep connection based mostly on character quite than simply on seems to be,” he added.
Although the pair usually are not formally courting, Swygart has appeared on Shauna Rae’s Instagram a number of occasions in images taken throughout their dates. One picture was snapped throughout their sushi making class, whereas one other confirmed the pair paddleboarding.
In a earlier conversation with PEOPLE, Shauna Rae opened up concerning the difficulties she faces in the case of courting.
“I am 22, however I appear to be I am 8,” she defined. “My dad and mom have put in my head all of the those who could possibly be interested in me and why they could possibly be interested in me. I am at all times on the lookout for a pink flag.”
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Seasons 1 and a couple of I Am Shauna Rae are actually streaming in full on Discovery+.