Exploding cream dispenser kills famous fitness blogger

Rebecca Burger
Rebecca Burger

A fitness blogger and social media star in France has been killed by an exploding whipped cream dispenser.

According to the BBC, Rebecca Burger's family announced her death on Facebook as well as posting a warning to Instagram about the gadget they say 'exploded', killing her.

It is reported elsewhere that the 33-year old died of a heart attack after being struck in the chest by the device.

The fitness and travel blogger was a well-known figure in France with a large Facebook following and over 150,000 followers on Instagram.

According to the BBC a number of other people have been injured in France by the dispensers, leading to warnings by French consumer groups.