A social media influencer broke down in tears after strangers rejected her kind offer to pay for their groceries.
Amelia Goldsmith, also known as Milly, was left in tears after multiple strangers refused to let her pay for their items.
The TikToker went to a Sainsbury store in London to ‘cheer someone up during the mid-week slump.’
In the viral video, Goldsmith said: “I just hope they don’t look at me thinking I’m some weirdo.”
But once she entered the store, she approached multiple shoppers with a cheerful and welcoming manner only to have her offer rejected by every patron she asked.
One man angrily asked: “Why?!” and when she explained, he immediately refused.
Another shopper also rejected her kind offer and it was evident in the video that she was starting to feel ‘embarrassed and judged.’
Finally, she approached another woman who also refused to let her pay for her items, telling her: “There are a lot more deserving people in the world” that could use the money she’s offering.
“I was expecting the first person to be like, overjoyed and grateful and happy for me to pay for their shopping, but obviously that didn’t go down well,” Goldsmith said in the video.
In the end, she bought some sauce and pasta and put them in the store’s food bank.
After facing multiple rejections, Goldsmith burst into tears and said: “I’m just really overwhelmed right now, I don’t know what’s going on.”
Despite the stressful encounters, she said she was still happy that she could donate some food for those who are in need.
One person commented: “It’s the filming !!! You all got to stop it! Go help a homeless shelter.”
Another wrote: “I feel that sharing your good deeds online is more about serving your ego than others. Good on you for donating to the food bank.”
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