Ashley Taylor – Is She a Catfish?
Ashley Taylor was accused of being a catfish after she told her ex-boyfriend she was “ugly.” Trying to get away from her abusive relationship, Ashley turned to online dating to meet people and pose as different people. Unaware of her actions, she tried to take advantage of others. Ashley eventually realized that her actions had caused harm to others and she apologized. This episode of Catfish has spawned a large fan base that has spread the word about Ashley’s plight.
In a bizarre twist, Ashley had several contacts in the same town as the alleged Catfish, including Red, Meka and Derek. Nev, the last one, informed Ashley that her Gemini had recently split up with another man and suggested she meet him. Ashley agreed to meet the “other guy”, even though she didn’t want to be with him. Ashley was eventually convinced by Nev to meet him and they went to Los Angeles together.
During this time, Ashley’s physical condition began to deteriorate. Ashley’s self-esteem was so low, she created fat social media profiles to Catfish others. She was featured on two episodes of Catfish, which MTV aired. Her actions led to her being named as one of the worst Catfish ever. Ashley admitted that her Catfishing addiction had become an addiction, just like food, despite her shame.
Ashley’s weight loss has been a difficult battle. It’s a problem that Ashley is not at her ideal weight for her health and her aunts’s lives. Ashley was desperate for weight loss surgery and had tried to hide her weight from aunt. Although she hadn’t yet reached her goal weight of forty pounds, she’s still desperate for the surgery. Dr. Now refused surgery to Ashley after he reviewed her medical records and realized that she was lying. He also forced Ashley to go through a series of tests.