Aleexandra Kefren, an aspiring model who went viral after planning to sell her virginity, says that it was all her agency’s publicity stunt to lure women into a much darker business.
Kefren auctioned off her virginity in March 2017 through Cinderella Escorts, which then claimed that over 300 girls tapped them for the same reason.
“Over 300 Virgins [have] sent us requests for selling their virginity on our website,” the agency said. “Girls from Australia, Europe, Africa, North and South America, from Arabic countries and from Asia.”
“The wish of selling somebody’s virginity is no exception.”
Kefren, who was nearly disowned by her family, said that she sold her virginity to an unnamed businessman in Hong Kong for £2 million. She described her “buyer” as “very friendly.”
“I wanted to sell my virginity with Cinderella Escorts rather than giving it to a future friend who might have left me anyway. And I think many other girls have the same attitude,” she told the Daily Star.
Fast forward to this date, however, and Kefren is back with an entirely different story.
In a recent interview with adult media site Sugarcookie, Kefren revealed that the Hong Kong businessman does not exist.
“It’s a non-existing person… I didn’t sell my virginity.”
She claimed that the man behind Cinderella Escorts — a certain Jan Zakobielski — promised her a modeling career.
They started talking when she was 17. Little did she know that a year later, she would be offering her virginity to the whole world.
According to Kefren, the truth came out as soon as she finished her TV appearances.
“The truth just showed up… He told me that he will never use my name so my parents, my friends and anybody from my country [Romania] will not know that it was me.”
“He promised me that what happened in UK will stay in UK, but it went global in like one or two hours.”
The negative publicity took a toll on Kefren, who has since received death threats, suffered from depression, and thought of killing herself. She described the whole thing as “very disturbing.”
“It really ruined my life, forever,” she added.
Kefren went on to reveal that Cinderella Escorts gave her a script to use to answer questions from the media, including her TV appearances.
“They wanted to create a story about myself, you know? Like, to make people feel sorry for me.”
According to Sugarcookie, sources claim that Zakobielski is a Greek man named Alexandros Kallinikidis, who uses different aliases on the internet. It is alleged that he banks on Cinderella Escorts’s media coverage to lure women into sex trafficking.
Lauren, a girl who felt tricked by Kallinikidis, told the outlet how he starts business — through time pressure and media piggybacking.
“First, Kallinikidis asks for photos from the girls. Then he calls straight away, whether it’s 2pm or 2am – he always wants to call.
“He sent me links to these articles about his agency and told me I had to read them before talking further.”
Lauren, who ended up in an Athens brothel last year, said that Kallinikidis first offered her to become a high-end escort.
Alicia, another who found herself in the agency, shared that Kallinikidis also talked about big celebrity sex parties, mentioning names in the likes of George Clooney and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Girls are reportedly storming Cinderella Escorts for opportunities to date. When Kefren’s virginity sale broke out, hundreds approached her for advice. But she knew what to tell them.
“I told them, ‘No, you shouldn’t do that by any circumstance.’ I told them what I did. I personally lost my virginity with the love of my life.”
Check out her full interview below:
Featured Images via Cinderella Escorts (Left) | YouTube / This Morning (Right)