Circus performer Demi Skinner performs stilt-walking stunt in Perth Woolworths


Circus performer’s bizarre stunt inside a Woolworths store sparks backlash as many accuse her of putting shoppers at risk: ‘How is this allowed?’

  • Perth influencer, Demi Skinner, received backlash on a video uploaded Monday 
  • Video showed Ms Skinner walking through Woolworths supermarket on stilts 
  • Commenters slammed her stunt as ‘unnecessary’ and ‘dangerous’ to customers
  • Ms Skinner has uploaded similar videos since and received positive feedback 


A circus performer has faced backlash for walking around a Woolworths supermarket on stilts. 

Perth influencer Demi Skinner, 24, filmed the stunt and uploaded footage to TikTok on Monday.

However, to her surprise, the stunt, which she thought was just a bit of fun, has received backlash with some viewers calling it ‘dangerous’. 

A video uploaded on Monday by a popular Perth influencer received backlash after viewers slammed her walking through a supermarket on stilts as a ‘dangerous’ stunt

Demi Skinner, 24, is a popular Perth influencer that is famous for her circus stunts, most notably her stilt performances

Demi Skinner, 24, is a popular Perth influencer that is famous for her circus stunts, most notably her stilt performances

‘That’s so odd and unnecessary to do in a shop,’ one person wrote.

‘I’m not a Karen but this has got to be dangerous to the customers,’ another said.

‘Ok but what if u just like…fell,’ a person commented.

‘How is this allowed?’ another aksed.

Others defended her actions, saying they would’ve loved to see it.

‘Dunno why people are being so hateful or bothered by this. This would entertain me if I saw you,’ one said.

Viewers were quick to judge her walking through Woolworths on stilts as an 'unnecessary' and 'dangerous' stunt

Viewers were quick to judge her walking through Woolworths on stilts as an ‘unnecessary’ and ‘dangerous’ stunt

Ms Skinner has previously and since uploaded videos of herself walking through a variety of stores that have received positive feedback

Ms Skinner has previously and since uploaded videos of herself walking through a variety of stores that have received positive feedback

Ms Skinner has previously uploaded videos of herself walking through a variety of stores that have received positive feedback.

The videos show Ms Skinner walking around Sportsgirl, Big W, and Kmart.  

She went on to explain that she had permission to be there, and has public liability insurance.

‘No employees were at risk, no-one was at risk. I’ve been walking on stilts for over 10 years, nothing was going to go wrong.’

She said she hoped to continue to perform the stunt in public places as she loved how much joy children got out of see her. 

Viewers of her other videos defended her right to do her stunts in the comments and encouraged her to continue making her videos

Viewers of her other videos defended her right to do her stunts in the comments and encouraged her to continue making her videos

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