Cancel culture didn’t officially become a thing until 2019. Sure, folks on Twitter were “cancelling” celebs left and right before, but nothing actually stuck. However, this year, we actually got to see the great power behind the public’s opinion.
Some say cancel culture has gone too far, while others say it hasn’t gone far enough. Then there are others that like to downplay the term as something illegitimate and ineffective. Tme Magazine did an entire article explaining why “call-out culture”, as some Gen Xers like to call it, technically isn’t real. Writer Sarah Hagi wrote:
Those who condemn cancel culture usually imply that it’s unfair and indiscriminate.The problem with this perspective is cancel culture isn’t real, at least not in the way people believe it is.
Instead, it’s turned into a catch-all for when people in power face consequences for their actions or receive any type of criticism, something that they’re not used to.
She totally has a point. That’s why this year was so important for the future of of this country, the world and all the corrupt powers that be. The oppressed people all across the globe now have a voice and platform to call out ish that is harmful, unjust and simply not cool.
These celebrity’s careers took a huge L in 2019. Now don’t get me wrong, anyone can make a comeback — but for these folks, it’s highly unlikely. Hit the flip to check it out.