Celeb Fails Of The Week Feb 5


Lets keep ’em accountable.

one time john and I were at a restaurant and the waiter recommended a nice Cabernet. We got the bill and it was 13,000 dollars. HOW DO U CASUALLY RECOMMEND THAT WINE. we didn’t even finish it and it had been cleared!!!

Flaunting your wealth during a pandemic that has left many unemployed is probably not a great idea, but hey, at least that server hopefully got a great tip.

2.

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.


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3.

Olivia Newton-John called accusations that Grease is problematic “silly,” and said that the film shouldn’t be taken so seriously.


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Look, I hear Olivia and what she’s saying about a film being a product of its time. But the musical has problematic aspects, and it’s okay to acknowledge that and still enjoy the film, rather than completely pushing them under the rug. Let’s also not forget that Grease Live! refused to cut the line about a girl “putting up a fight,” so clearly it’s got a damaging message that’s lived on.

4.

James Corden faced renewed backlash after his performance as a gay man in Prom was nominated for a Golden Globe.


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The Golden Globe noms were a mess, with shows like Emily in Paris being nominated while shows like I May Destroy You were snubbed.

5.

Kylie Jenner once again ignored COVID restrictions to throw daughter Stormi a 3rd birthday party.


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Kylie did cancel plans for a larger party, but it seems there were still at least 20 people in attendance, and much of the party was inside.

8.

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 ploy at humor.


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Straight men kissing isn’t funny, people!

9.

Justin Timberlake confused some people after he called himself an ally to the LGBTQ community.


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I’m glad Justin supports LGBTQ rights! But could he do more to really live up to the name of ally? Absolutely!

10.

Fans were a little unhappy with Dixie D’Amelio after she talked about not going to college based on her fear they would play her songs at frat parties.


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I get this to a certain degree, but I wish Dixie had a little more regard for what a privilege it is to be able to go to college and how many people don’t have that option.

11.

Country singer Morgan Wallen was caught using the N-word and it was just completely unacceptable.


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12.

Kim Kardashian was called out for sizing on her SKIMS line in a viral TikTok of a girl trying the shapewear on.


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13.

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.

14.

Elisha Applebaum responded to backlash that her character Musa on Fate: The Winx Saga was whitewashed, saying it was “sad to see that fans were upset with the casting.”


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Applebaum stated that she wasn’t involved in casting decisions and hopes people like how she’s portrayed Musa. Other actors from the series, including Precious Mustapha and Eliot Sal, talked about the whitewashing as well, saying they hoped there’d be more diversity (and that the Latinx character Flora would be included) in Season 2.

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Though some claimed she probably chose the emoji for its hair color. IDK, guys.

16.

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.

17.

Real Housewife Kelly Dodd made some more insensitive comments about COVID, joking she was a superspreader for not wearing a mask to a restaurant.


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She previously called COVID “God’s way of thinning the herd.”

Oof. Do better, y’all. See ya next week!

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