By Kelsey Wilkie For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 23:36 GMT, 5 January 2020 | Updated: 01:09 GMT, 6 January 2020
An American Instagram model raised more than $500,000 for Australian bushfire victims by sending nude images of herself in exchange for donations to charities.
However, Kaylen Ward, 20, claims her generosity has seen her Instagram account deactivated.
The influencer, from Los Angeles, said she wanted to help after seeing the devastation the bushfires had caused and thought her x-rated images would be the best way to raise funds.
Instagram model Kaylen Ward was sending nude photos to people who donate to fires
Ms Ward, 20, claims her generosity has seen her Instagram account deactivated
Within minutes of posting her offer on social media, her private messages on Instagram and Twitter were bombarded by hundreds of people sending in their receipts to prove they had donated.
But when the post went viral Ms Ward's Instagram was deactivated, and she was forced to start a new account while she worked on reinstating her original account.
On Monday she shared that both accounts had been deactivated.
'My IG got deactivated, my family disowned me, and the guy I like won't talk to all because of that tweet but f*** it, save the koalas,' she said.
Despite her accounts being deleted, Ms Ward claims she still managed to raise half a million dollars.
'We have hit and estimated $500k...... guys I am crying.... this is f***ing crazy.'
To receive a 'personalised' nude image, people had to provide proof of a donation of more than $10 being pledged to an Australian charity.
She listed some of the official organisations her followers could donate to which would help the