18 Times Celebs Were Rightly Called Out This Week
Let's keep 'em accountable.
Sia apologized for her problematic depiction of an autistic girl (which included the use of restraints against the character) in her new film, then deleted her Twitter account.
Olivia Newton-John called accusations that Grease is problematic "silly" and said that the film shouldn't be taken so seriously.
James Corden faced renewed backlash after his performance as a gay man in Prom was nominated for a Golden Globe.
Kylie Jenner once again ignored COVID-19 restrictions to throw daughter Stormi a 3rd birthday party.
Michael Che found himself in hot water after a transphobic joke on Saturday Night Live this week.
Also on SNL: John Krasinski hosted and kissed Pete Davidson in his monologue. A lot of people enjoyed it, but many others felt it was a cheap attempt at humor.
Justin Timberlake confused some people after he called himself an ally of the LGBTQ community.
Fans were a little unhappy with Dixie D'Amelio after she talked about not going to college because of her fear that they would play her songs at frat parties.
Country singer Morgan Wallen was caught using the n-word, and it was just completely unacceptable.
Kim Kardashian West was called out for the sizing on her Skims line in a viral TikTok of a girl trying the shapewear on.
Tyra Banks was also called out (again) for her treatment of contestants on America's Next Top Model when former contestant Lisa D'Amato posted a video message for Tyra on Instagram.
Elisha Applebaum responded to backlash that her character, Musa, on Fate: The Winx Saga was whitewashed, saying that it was "sad to see that fans were upset with the casting."
The Hilaria Baldwin drama continued, with Salma Hayek defending her, saying, "We all lie a little bit. She makes my friend happy," and Hilaria herself posting an apology on Instagram.
Real Housewife Kelly Dodd made some more insensitive comments about COVID-19, joking that she was a superspreader for not wearing a mask to a restaurant.
Oof. Do better, y'all. See ya next week!
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