While a lot of people have the desire to become famous, they do not think about everything that comes with fame. Whitney Wolfe herself has come to experience all of the different aspects of fame. While there are the positive aspects of being famous, they come with a lot of negative aspects of fame. For instance, people who are famous often need bodyguards so that they can be protected from a mob of people. Whitney Wolfe is one of those people who have faced a lot of threats and concerns which has brought up the need for protection form a bodyguard.
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One thing that CEO of Bumble has done which has caused a backlash is ban guns on her dating app. Her reasoning behind this is that a lot of violence against women involves guns. Therefore, she wants women to feel safe when they use the platforms. This is one of the reasons that she has banned guns from Bumble. While people who use guns can still use the site, they just can’t post images of guns on their profile. This did not stop people from getting mad at and even sending threats to Whitney Wolfe. Therefore, she has needed to make sure that she has protection for herself and the workers of her company.
Given that she has identified herself with the feminist movement, she is also associated with the less appreciated aspects of the feminist movement. However, she is making an effort to show a more welcoming side of feminism that is more in line with the stated purpose of feminism. She only wants women to be able to live independently and equally with men. Whitney Wolfe has even spoken on behalf of men and told people that there are good men that need to be recognized for how respectful they are to women.