Outrage as influencer claims Anne Frank ‘lived better than we do’ after visiting Amsterdam home

Chilean influencer Naya Fácil sparked outrage after suggesting Anne Frank “lived better” in her Amsterdam hideout. She later apologized amidst backlash.
Chilean influencer Naya Fácil sparked outrage after suggesting Anne Frank "lived better" in her Amsterdam hideout. She later apologized amidst backlash.
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An influencer has sparked outrage by claiming Anne Frank “lived better than we do” during a visit to Amsterdam.

Chilean influencer, Naya Fácil was enjoying a trip around Europe.

The 26-year-old stopped at the Anne Frank House in the Dutch capital.

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She was apparently taken by the size of the 17th-century canal house where Frank hid from the Nazi persecution during WWII.

Along with her family, Frank hid in the rear of the building, known as the Secret Annex, for two years before being caught.

Frank died at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in early 1945 aged 15.

During a recent visit to her museum in Amsterdam, Fácil told her 2.4 million Instagram fans: “I’m shocked by Anne Frank’s house.

“She had half the place to herself.

Chilean influencer Naya Fácil sparked outrage after suggesting Anne Frank "lived better" in her Amsterdam hideout. She later apologized amidst backlash.
Naya Fácil. (Picture: Jam Press)

“She lived better than we do.”

During the livestream, Fácil also filmed the other homes surrounding the museum and said: “Look, that’s her house and that’s the other houses.”

Her post sparked outrage online and even prompted an angry response from the Jewish Museum of Chile, as reported by Need To Know.

The Museum published detailed images of the house at the time, correctly contextualising the story of Anne Frank and the true nature of the site she visited.

The organisation also urged Fácil to receive the information with “empathy and respect”.

In response to the backlash, the Chilean influencer apologised to those offended by her comments.

She said: “I’m sorry about Anne Frank, but people… instead of criticising and judging me, it would be better to educate me or explain.”

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