Stephen Bear banned from TikTok, Instagram and Tinder after being ‘mass reported’ as he faces charges

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Stephen Bear has revealed he's been banned from several social media platforms and a dating app.

The 31 year old was charged in connection to the disclosure of intimate photographs without consent, Essex Police confirmed to OK! Online last week. He was charged with voyeurism, disclosing private sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress, and harassment without violence.

The Celebrity Big Brother winner is set to appear in court to face the charges in July.

Now, Stephen has taken to his Twitter account to inform his 282,700 followers that he's been banned from using both TikTok and Instagram after being "mass reported".

The TV personality shared a screenshot of what appears to be his TikTok feed, over which had a warning that reads: "Your account was permanently banned due to multiple violations of our Community Guidelines."

In the caption, he wrote: "Imagine people are so obsessed with you they mass report your account for no reason … @tiktok_uk gone .. @instagram gone .. what’s gonna go next ? #hatersgonnahate," with a paw prints emoji.

He later returned to Twitter to share a second screenshot from what appears to be his Tinder page, which had a warning sign on it as well. The page reads: "Your account has been banned

"Your Tinder profile has been banned for activity that violates our Terms of Use."

In the caption, Stephen said he's still got access to three social media platforms as he wrote: "Ok .. so now I’ve been banned from @Tinder ?? .. 3 platforms .. Insta/TikTok/tinder … someone’s got in in for me [face with rolling eyes emoji, paw prints emoji] got 3 left still .. @facebook/@Snapchat/@Twitter".

Essex Police shared a statement about Stephen's charges to OK! Online, which reads: "A man has been charged in connection with an investigation into the disclosure of intimate photographs without consent.

"Stephen Bear, 31, of Bryony Close, Loughton was arrested in January.

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"He has now been charged with voyeurism, disclosing private, sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress, and harassment without violence. He is due to appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court on 2 July."

Stephen first found fame on a revival of Shipwrecked in 2011, before appearing on MTV's Ex On The Beach in 2015 and again in 2016.

Later that year, he entered the Celebrity Big Brother house alongside the likes of fellow reality stars Marnie Simpson and Lewis Bloor, former Loose Women star Saira Khan, and Ariana Grande's brother Frankie.

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After 30 days in the house, he beat former EastEnders star Ricky Norwood to be crowned winner of the series.

In 2017, he became the host of Just Tattoo of Us alongside former Geordie Shore star Charlotte Crosby, and wrote his first book, Bear's Necessities.

From 2019, Bear has starred in three seasons of the US show The Challenge, which sees reality stars compete in a number of extreme tasks.

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