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    Madison Beer Reminds Fans That Celebrities Are Humans Too When It Comes To Cancel Culture

    "I think in society, celebrities are deemed not as human as everyone else."

    Madison Beer is no stranger to being criticized on the internet, so it's not surprising she had some thoughts when she was recently asked about her opinion on cancel culture.

    Madison wears a strapless brown dress while posing on a red carpet
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    Over the course of the past few years, the 21-year-old singer has been called out for everything from her likeness to Ariana Grande to her appearance at the BLM protests to naming Lolita as her favorite book, which caused #MadisonBeerIsOverParty to trend on Twitter.

    Madison Beer addresses being called an “Ariana Grande wannabe”: “I don’t think we’re to be compared, I think we’re our own people… She’s definitely inspired me because she’s one of my idols, I love her so much… If she does something that inspires, I think that’s her goal.”

    Twitter: @ArianaToday

    The intense online criticism she has faced has led her to strongly speak out against bullying...as well as issue a few apologies.

    bandwagon hate and mass bullying is something i’m not okay with. sorry. bullying has been an issue that has led to suicide and depression for so many for years and years and still people do not care to change. focus on your own lives and stop being so hateful towards strangers.

    @madisonbeer / Via Twitter: @madisonbeer

    But during an Instagram Q&A session over the weekend, Madison was asked about her thoughts on cancel culture as a whole, which attempts to hold public figures accountable for their negative actions and has tried to bring her down so many times.

    Madison Beer / Via youtube.com

    Madison started off by saying she believes there are "a lot of layers" to cancel culture, starting with the fact that celebrities are not deemed "as human as everyone else."

    "Everyone is a human being. We are all growing and learning. Take it easy on each other and stop assuming your favorite celeb, artist, or influencer is perfect. I promise you'll be less disappointed in people you don't even know. You see what is chosen for you to see," Madison continued.

    Madison added that she didn't see anything "progressive or helpful" about incessantly bullying someone for a mistake that they are trying to grow from.

    Madison in a black off-the-shoulder dress on a red carpet
    Rich Fury / Getty Images

    "There is nothing progressive or helpful about basically saying you made a mistake or did something wrong; now here's thousands of tweets telling you to kill yourself and thousands of people will now bully you and make fun of you for months, if not years, to come?" Madison noted.

    And while she's opposed to cancel culture, she admitted that there are things that public figures have done that are "unforgivable" and should be held accountable for.

    Madison concluded by reminding fans that "kindness, compassion, and empathy are really cool. People should just practice these simple things a bit more. Don't just jump to assumptions. Again, you really don't know these people."

    Read all that Madison had to say below:

    This isn't the first time Madison has spoken out about cancel culture. After releasing her "Baby" music video last year, she revealed that it was partially inspired by the topic.

    Sony Music Entertainment / Madison Beer/Giphy / Via giphy.com

    "I drew some of the inspiration from cancel culture, and how even when people try to get you down, you just have to go out there and continue to be the badass that you are. I want my fans to put on this song and feel like they can conquer the world," Madison said.

    You can watch the entire "Baby" video below:

    View this video on YouTube

    Sony Music Entertainment / Madison Beer / Via youtu.be

    What are your thoughts on Madison's answer? Let us know in the comments!

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