Man who dated woman trapped in eight-year-old body gives update on relationship
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A man who dated Shauna Rae Lesick, the woman who lives her life stuck in an eight-year-old's body, has given an update on their relationship.
When she was a child Shauna Rae was diagnosed with brain cancer and the chemotherapy treatment she went through damaged her pituitary gland, the part of the body which affects growth.
As a result she developed pituitary dwarfism, with the 23-year-old standing at 3ft10 tall.
She ended up being the subject of her own reality TV show on TLC, I Am Shauna Rae, which followed her life and showed her hanging out with Dan Swygart, a man she got to know after he DM'd her on social media.
Since appearing with Shauna Rae on her show there have been all sorts of rumours surrounding a potential relationship between Dan and Shauna Rae, with the pair appearing to go on a few dates on the show.
Dan has now offered another update on a potential relationship with Shauna Rae, posting to his Instagram Stories that he always sees videos about them together whenever he's on social media.
Wanting to set the record straight he explained that the pair were 'still good friends getting to know each other', playing down the claims that they actually were a couple after all.
Dan has opened up about the time he dated Shauna Rae before after he was branded a 'creep' and insulted over it.
He hit back saying the attitude some people had towards their friendship was 'absolutely disgusting' and slated the trolls who would 'deny her the right to have a friendship or a connection with someone else'.
The abuse he's faced has been so strong that his parents have also defended him from trolls, while the man himself has said that Shauna Rae 'deserves to have relationships' without her partner being on the receiving end of a torrent of abuse.
Shauna Rae clearly doesn't think Dan is a creep as she's previously said she's able to suss out the actual creeps who have less than noble intentions towards her, and since she and Dan are still friends she clearly doesn't think that of him.
She revealed that her method of spotting the creeps was whether their interests were 'very targeted towards my physicality' and their questions were similar to 'learning about me like I’m a specimen in a lab'.
In another episode of I Am Shauna Rae she was seen heading for a blind date with someone else, though she had 'a bunch of worries' about it and he ended up cancelling on her.