The Taylor Swift vs. Ginny & Georgia saga continues. Within the days since Swift known as out the Netflix sequence for together with a “deeply sexist joke” about her love life, the pop star’s followers have spammed star Antonia Gentry with hateful messages. Gentry’s Instagram is crammed with imply and, fairly frankly, racist feedback from Swifties, a lot of whom are calling on the younger star to “respect Taylor” and “apologize” to the singer.
Swifties’ warfare in opposition to Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia started over the weekend, when followers started sharing a screenshot of a joke made throughout an argument between Ginny Miller (Gentry) and her mom Georgia (Brianne Howey). As the 2 struggle about their respective love lives, Ginny tells her mom to butt out, saying, “What do you care? You undergo males sooner than Taylor Swift.”
The joke shortly made the rounds on Twitter, and by Monday morning, it caught the eye of Swift herself. “Hey Ginny & Georgia, 2010 known as and it needs its lazy, deeply sexist joke again,” tweeted Swift. “How about we cease degrading arduous working ladies by defining this horse shit as FuNnY. Additionally, @Netflix after Miss Americana this outfit doesn’t look cute on you.”
Clearly, many Taylor Swift followers felt the tweet was a name to arms. Nearly instantly, Gentry’s Instagram crammed up with racist feedback that needn’t be repeated, in addition to simply outright impolite and dangerous rhetoric.
Apparently, the feedback are additionally crammed with different Swifties stepping as much as condemn their fellow followers for the “racist bullying” of a younger actress, and so they known as upon the trolls to show their consideration on the Ginny & Georgia writers as an alternative. As one commenter summed up, “Y’all, cease attacking the actors and assault the individuals who wrote that shit to start with. Actors don’t have a lot say within the script, however the writers do…..”
Sure, this. Ginny & Georgia is Gentry’s first main function, and she or he possible had little or no involvement within the joke making it into the ultimate reduce. Plus, GINNY MILLER IS A FICTIONAL CHARACTER, and as such, Swift’s efforts are in all probability be higher used elsewhere.
Regardless of the extreme hate filling her Instagram feedback, Gentry appears to be taking the state of affairs fairly effectively. In accordance with BuzzFeed, Gentry posted an Instagram story on Tuesday morning (the story has since disappeared) highlighting the ridiculousness of the controversy. “317 ladies aged 12-16 had been kidnapped from a faculty in Nigeria on Friday and there’s barely a squeak within the media,” learn a tweet shared to her Instagram story. “What a world we stay in.”
Gentry is appropriate: the world, Swifties included, is best off being attentive to the abductions in Nigeria as an alternative of an eight-word joke made in a Netflix present. To that finish, you possibly can learn out the kidnapped schoolgirls in The Washington Put up.