Tess Thompson Talley Wiki
Tess Thompson Talley, 38, defended her love of hunting in a CBS interview airing on Friday, saying: ‘They [animals] are put there for us, we harvest them, we eat them!’
Thompson Talley (born June 3, 1981) is an American born hunter. She has accused and trolled on social media as she has hunted a Black African Giraffe. After hunting the animal, she has posted the photo on social media.
How old is Tess Thompson Talley? She was born on the 3rd of June 1981 in Midland Texas, USA. Therefore, her age is around thirty-seven, (37) years old during the year 2018. However, the family details about her mother, father, and siblings have not known.
She has belonged to American Nationality and White Ethnicity. She has disclosed her relationship status in public.
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Tess Thompson Talley is an American woman who received death threats after she killed a giraffe in South Africa says she has no regrets almost a year after photos of her proudly posing with the dead animal went viral.
In a pre-packaged segment, Talley was seen at her home in Odessa, Texas, where she was dressed in camouflage gear and filmed killing a wildebeest on a wildlife ranch.
When asked about the black giraffe she had killed during her gaming trip to South Africa, she laughed: ‘He was delicious!’
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Talley, who works in a ball-bearing factory, then showed off the gun case she had made from the skin of the dead animal.
‘This is a part of the black giraffe that I shot, something I could take around with me, and have on my hunts!’ she stated, as she slung the case around.
‘I also have decorative pillows made out of him, and everybody loves them,’ she excitedly declared.
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After the segment aired, Talley joined CBS This Morning live in the studio, where she was grilled by a group of panelists, including Gayle King.
During the chat, Talley insisted that her hunting trips were actually helpful to the animal kingdom, rather than harmful.
‘We are preserving… we are managing herds, we’re managing numbers of wildlife,’ she insisted.
Talley later declared: ‘I am proud to be a hunter, and I’m proud to hunt, and I am proud of [killing] that giraffe’.
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Her appearance on CBS comes almost a year after the images of her posing with the giraffe caused outrage online.
The shocking pictures were originally taken in 2017, but only exploded on the internet last July.
After the images went viral, Talley received a barrage of death threats on social media.
‘Tess Thompson Talley: Here’s hoping you die a horrific bloody death,’ one wrote.
‘I hope that Tess Thompson Talley will die the worst possible death,’ posted another.
Speaking on CBS on Friday, Talley said of the backlash: ‘It got really bad, (people) spreading out addresses, showing up my work, calling employer trying to get me fired.’
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During her CBS appearance, Gayle King stated that Talley’s interest in hunting seemed ‘to go beyond a sport’, as she enjoyed making products out of animal skins and posting pictures online.
Talley defended the snaps, saying: ‘The pictures are a tradition that hunters have done long before social media. When social media came around, that’s when there was an issue, that’s when people started backlash’
‘I was posting that for myself, my friends and family, and tonnes of like-minded people I communicate with and associate with on social media.’
EXCLUSIVE: Hunter Tess Talley is speaking out for the first time since her photo of a giraffe she killed in South Africa in 2017 prompted worldwide outrage.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- In July 2018, Tess Thompson Talley received death threats after photos of her posing with a black giraffe she had killed in South Africa went viral
- Nearly one year on, the 38-year-old continues to be an avid hunter and says she has no regrets
- In an interview with CBS, the defiant Texas woman showed off the gun case she had made from the giraffe’s skin after revealing she ate part of the animal
- Talley further claimed she was ‘proud’ of killing the African mammal, and would do it all over again
- Last year, celebrities Debra Messing and Ricky Gervais blasted Talley, who responded by telling DailyMail.com that they were ‘using her for fame’