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Low brow TikTok star with world’s biggest eyebrows says trolls threaten to get kids taken away

"They can call social services because I have nothing to hide. My eyebrows don’t determine whether I’m a good mother or not"


The British TikTok star with the world’s biggest eyebrows has revealed that she has been threatened by people who want to have her children taken into care.

Sammie-Joe Hailford (27) from Grimsby in North East Lincolnshire, has said that although she gets abused on the street, she has no plans to change her appearance.

The mother of two told the Daily Star how people often tell her she shouldn’t be a mother.

“People have said I shouldn’t be a mum and they are going to ring social services because of my eyebrows. It gets really extreme on the internet,” she said.

“They can call social services because I have nothing to hide. My eyebrows don’t determine whether I’m a good mother or not.”

The young mum said she began using liquid eyeliner to make her eyebrows bigger about one year ago.

“I’m not a massive fan of beauty standards today,” she explained.

“I feel like people are socially conditioned to only be beautiful if they are part of these standards and I just don’t agree with it and I don’t like it.”

“I just like to make a statement and the brows do that for me. They started off normal size and they just got bigger over time and I just like to look different.”

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Sammie Jo Hailford

Sammie Jo Hailford

Sammie Jo Hailford

Hailford, who joined TikTok four weeks ago, has amassed more than 75,000 followers on the platform.

She said she created a hashtag to encourage others to join her movement.

“I’ve now created a hashtag called 'bigger the brow, bigger the boy' because it’s true and that’s what I say to my friends.”

Sammie-Jo said that despite cruel comments, her unique make-up look has garnered lots of attention from men.

“People say I don’t get boys because I have big eyebrows but that is wrong.”

“I have had quite a few men in my inbox telling me I’m beautiful and saying they would date me,” she said.

“They always mention the eyebrows first, so maybe there is a fetish there.”

People often approach her in the street to ask about her eyebrows.

“Younger girls will laugh at me in the street, I’ve had that a couple of times but they do it between themselves.”

“The worst comments are online. I get horrible comments about my makeup and they also take the mick out of my teeth too.”

The young woman is hopeful however to use her platform to show other girls and women that they can and should embrace their uniqueness.


“I’ve not had the best life before now and I’ve suffered a lot of trauma and abuse from people.”

“I guess the past three years I have found myself and I went through therapy to realise I am worthy no matter how I look or what I decide to do."

“Trolling doesn’t affect me now. I’m trying to raise awareness to the fact that people can be different. That’s how I fight them back.”

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