Gena Tew is a social media influencer and TikTok star who recently made it to the headlines after she revealed her AIDS diagnosis. At first, she talked about her AIDS diagnosis at the start of this year in March in a TikTok video.
And since then, the TikToker has been sharing her journey with AIDS diagnosis on TikTok. Continue reading further to catch deep insights into the personal and professional life of Gena Tew.
What does Gena Tew do for a living?
For those of you who are unversed, let us tell you Gena Tew is a social media celebrity. According to the report of Famous Birthdays, she is 27 years old right now. Tew has more than 401 thousand followers on the video-sharing platform TikTok at this point in time.
When we talk about Instagram, Gena also has a profile on the social networking service. As of now, she has 47 posts on her Instagram feed and she boasts a fanbase of 29.3k followers on the social media platform Instagram.
Tew has been giving regular updates about her AIDS diagnosis to her fans by the means of social media. Not long ago, she went on to say that her page is not supposed to be educational or some sort of documentary. She also stated that she appreciates that people are getting aware about AIDS.
Gena Tew opened up about her AIDS diagnosis in March
Yes, you read that right. Gena shared that she was diagnosed with AIDS in March of this year. Every now and then, she tries to answer the questions of her fans about her AIDS diagnosis and she has unveiled how she got it.
Tew said, “I do not know who gave it to me or where I got it, all I know is that because I was so sick to the point of death, they said I had to have had it for eight to ten years. At that time frame, I was in New York City and I was homeless.”
In the past, the social media star had also said that she had been assaulted while living in New York. She went on to say, that she had gotten free tattoos, so it “could have been from a dirty needle.”
Gena continued, “Did I know those people? No. Did I say anything when those things happen? No, because I was naive and I was stupid and I was young.”
Gena Tew has also talked about losing mobility
Due to her AIDS diagnosis, Gena has stated that she has had some mobility issues. In May, she told her fans about her wheelchair and she stated that she couldn’t walk.
In June, Tew posted a video of herself from the hospital. The video was from the first days of the Instagram influencer knowing she had AIDS. At that time, she said she was so weak that she couldn’t even speak properly.
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