Celebrities are always prone to controversies. Since they are always under the media radar as well as public eye whatever they say carelessly can be deemed offensive. With the rise of social media, many celebrities have a medium to voice their thoughts and opinions to the fans. While some make positive use of their platform to talk about social causes there are few who make dumb, misogynistic and homophobic comments on the internet, attracting a lot of hate and rage. In this article, we will be taking a look at the most controversial and problematic tweets made by celebrities.
Roseanne Barr the American actress and comedian received backlash in May 2018 when she said made fun of Obama’s former adviser Valerie Jarrett who is a black woman. Roseanne Barr tweeted, “ Muslim Brotherhood & planet of apes had a baby VJ”. After receiving backlash. Roseanne Barr publicly apologised.
Chris Brown came under fire when he made an insensitive comment when Ebola was spreading all around the world. Chris Brown tweeted, ” I think this Ebola epidemic is a form of population control”.
In 2016 Blake Shelton received lots of hate for being xenophobic on Twitter. Blake Shelton’s racist tweet said, ” Wish the d*head in the next room would either shut up or learn English so I would at least know what he’s planning to bomb”
In a shocking Tweet 50 Cent was seen being extremely homophobic he tweeted, “Perez Hilton called me douchebag so I had my homie shoot up a gay wedding. wasn’t his but still made me feel better”. Readers soon expressed their rage against the insensitive tweet.
Amanda Bynes is not a newcomer when it comes to controversies. But in 2013 readers were angered and confused when she directed lots of hate comments towards Rihanna. One of her tweets said, “@Rhianna Chris Brown beat you because you’re not pretty enough.”