Over the past several years, Hong Shen has been stalking and harassing Kearns. In the past, he has shown up unannounced at her school, work, and home. Shen has blackmailed Kearns into seeing him, even threatening to kill himself. Kearns has since blocked Shen from her social media and is attempting to get a restraining order on him.
Cult of Kek
In December of 2016, Hong Shen posted in the Cult of Kek Facebook Group that Kearns was his best friend/crush of 7 years left him for a drug dealer boyfriend and that he wanted group members to channel Meme Magic to get her back.
Kearns responded that Hong Shen is manipulative and creepy and that people should not give him sympathy after the distressed he had caused her.