Kristen Gray, second left, and her partner listening to their lawyer while meeting journalists in Denpasar, after Gray was marked for deportation. Photo: AFP
Kristen Gray, second left, and her partner listening to their lawyer while meeting journalists in Denpasar, after Gray was marked for deportation. Photo: AFP
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How a US woman’s ‘elevated lifestyle’ tweet showed what Bali really thinks of privileged Western tourists

  • Online fury directed at 28-year-old digital nomad Kristen Gray accuses her of exploiting island’s friendly ways for her own selfish purposes
  • A Balinese social activist said the incident had ‘opened a tap of emotions’ in many, exposing their true feelings about tourists and digital hipsters

Kristen Gray, second left, and her partner listening to their lawyer while meeting journalists in Denpasar, after Gray was marked for deportation. Photo: AFP
Kristen Gray, second left, and her partner listening to their lawyer while meeting journalists in Denpasar, after Gray was marked for deportation. Photo: AFP
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