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Tyler Shields, bloody death threat

Tyler Shields, Bloody Death Threat After Destroying Birkin

Tyler Shields, bloody death threat – the celebrity photographer has been inundated with death threats across the Internet in the wake of his recent Birkin-destroying photo shoot, during which he fed a $100,000 crocodile skin Hermes Birkin bag to an alligator, but the creepiest thing by far is this bloody letter he just found in his mailbox.

RE-TOX obtained images of the letter via a source connected to Shields. We reached out to Shields who confirmed the images’ veracity but didn’t want to comment further.

We are told Shields discovered the letter at his L.A. home on Saturday, just three days after RE-TOX posted behind-the-scenes video of the alligator shoot. It’s unclear if the blood is real or not.

The letter states, “Tyler Shields, I’m going to kill you and eat you. See you later alligator. You’ll never see me coming. P.S. You’ll make a great handbag!”

We’re told Shields has not contacted the police regarding the threat because “this kind of thing happens to him all the time.” His Facebook account is proof, littered with dozens of similar threats on his life stemming from the recent Birkin shoot. Some examples:

“Do you realize how many animals you could have saved in a shelter for what you did? How many families could be fed? This isn’t art, this is a narcisstic show of your own excesses. If you have a Birken that you can destroy then you are not living in the real world.”

“YOU ARE A DIGRACE OF A HUMAN BEING. YOUR ART IS PATHETIC AND POINTLESS. YOU ARE AN ALLEGATOR MURDERER AND SHOULD BE PUT BEHIND BARS WHERE YOU BELONG. I AM GOING TO MAKE IT MY LIFE’S MISSION TO SEE YOUR DEMISE. I HOPE YOU SLEEP WELL AT NIGHT IT WON’T LAST LONG. YOUR FUCKING DEAD MOTHER FUCKER.”

“I will feed you to an alligator you cock sucking faggot : )”

We’re not saying PETA was connected to this (not like PETA would publicly admit to being connected to a bloody death threat anyway) but just to cover our bases, we reached out to them for comment.

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[VIDEO] Celeb Photographer Tyler Shields Feeds $100,000 Crocodile Birkin Bag to an Alligator

 

Celebrity photographer and famed Birkin destroyer Tyler Shields has just upped the ante in fashion stunt photography, feeding a genuine $100,000 crocodile skin Hermes Birkin bag to an alligator.

Shields, the guy who famously set another Birkin bag on fire in 2012, tells RE-TOX.com, the photo shoot starring model Ana Mulvoy Ten is part of his newest art series “Indulgence,” set to premiere soon at the Guy Hepner Gallery in L.A. and Imitate Modern Gallery in London.

Shields says the bag is so prized, it took 7 months just to get one because the waiting list was so long. Meanwhile, the alligator only took 4 days to find.

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And with anything involving wild animals, the photo shoot wasn’t without its risks. Shields says, “At one point during the shoot, when Ana and the gator were both biting the bag, it closed one of its eyes as if it was going to attack her, but didn’t. It was one of the most insane moments I have ever photographed. Inches from death at any moment.”

The shoot took place in Downtown L.A. and was shot using the latest Hasselblad camera.

As for the bag, Shields says it’s destroyed, unless you’re interested in a Birkin that’s full of gator teeth holes.

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