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Josie Harris says Floyd Mayweather deleted her Instagram account over tell-all book

Josie Harris

Josie Harris lost her Instagram account for a handful of days, and she says Floyd Mayweather was behind the move because he wants to silence her.

Harris, who has three children with Mayweather and was the victim in the assault case that led to Mayweather being jailed in 2012, said on Twitter Sept. 4 that her Instagram account had been deleted. Harris believes Mayweather shut down her account to silence her from promoting her upcoming tell-all book about her relationship with him.

Harris rarely uses her Twitter account because Instagram is her preferred social media network, but she started using Twitter frequently while her account was disabled.

On Tuesday, Harris implied on Twitter that Floyd was behind her Instagram account being deleted:

Harris’ Instagram account was reinstated Tuesday after she sent an email to the social media company.

Bossip, which posted a copy of Harris’ email, says Harris is considering legal action against Mayweather. They say Harris believes Mayweather has a contact at Instagram who helps him shut down accounts. Bossip noted that both Shantel Jackson and Princess Love — two ex-girlfriends of Floyd — had their accounts shut down after getting on his bad side.

[PreviouslyRead about the drama between Floyd and Princess Love]
[PreviouslyShantel Jackson had her Instagram account shut down]

Below is the email Harris sent Instagram:

“My name is Josie Harris, 34, of Los Angeles, CA and I am a mother of three and I use social media.

I have used Instagram to post pictures of myself, myself with my children, photos, family milestones and even some excerpts from my book. I have never once in the years that I have had my Instagram account ever posted anything even remotely inappropriate, nor have I ever received a warning email for doing anything inappropriate. However, surprisingly, one day after I posted an excerpt from my creative non-fiction book about my life with professional boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr., my Instagram account was deleted without any notice or warning. I never, ever, would have thought that Instagram would have deleted my account. Countless years of my family photos and memories are all gone. All the photos of our travels, my children’s birthdays, all my notes and comments about my children’s adventures and milestones, all the comments from friends and family and my fans are all deleted. Furthermore, all of the messages I received from the support of women whom have been in a domestic violent relationships, the hashtags I created to help organize my photos, and all the direct messages I shared and received from my siblings and family members whom I rarely see along with fans whom I uplifted to be strong and tell them they are not alone are all gone. It makes me sick just thinking about it.

I hope a spokesman on Instagram’s behalf will recognize that terminating an account like this shouldn’t be allowed. I hope they will soon reinstate the account as they restored @msjackson’s account and all my information that is so important to me can be reestablished.”

Harris posted their response to her:

Head over to Page 2 to see the book excerpts Harris posted on Instagram that likely set off this whole thing. Harris recounts the time she caught Floyd cheating on her with Melissia Brim.

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