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 August 13

by Carolina

“The amount of hate and racist comments BTS receive on a daily basis is so toxic.”

When you’re a celebrity, criticism and negative headlines are often consequences of the job. While the critical attention celebs receive is sometimes earned, there are also plenty who are put through the metaphorical ringer for reasons that are totally uncalled for or unfair.

So, here are 16 celebs who fans pointed out were treated terribly by the media and their online critics:


Lil Nas X is a Black, gay rapper in a notoriously anti-gay industry, and on top of that, he gets constant criticism from right wing news and random people online.”

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“On Emma Watson‘s 18th birthday, paparazzi literally got on the ground to get up skirt photos!”

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“This is going way back, but Soleil Moon Frye was hugely sexualized for having a big chest, and then people gave her shit for having a reduction.”

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“So I am a few years younger than the Olsen twins, and my local radio station would keep an update on their upcoming 18th birthday.”

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“I didn’t realize at the time what sick shit that was… I can’t believe that was ever considered ‘okay.'” 



“The amount of hate and racist comments BTS receive from not only the audience but also the media on a daily basis is so toxic. Recently a German radio host made racist remarks by comparing them to COVID-19.”

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“Piers Morgan criticized Ariana Grande for going home soon after the Manchester bombings.”

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“When she was 13, Millie Bobby Brown was put on a list of ‘why TV is sexier than ever.'”

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Lady Gaga deserves a mention as well. For the better part of her career, people were going around calling her a freak just because they couldn’t handle her eccentricity and weirdness.”

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“Of all the One Direction members, Zayn Malik faced the worst hate because he is Muslim. He once wore a T-shirt that said ‘I’m not a terrorist’ when he was barely an adult, and he’s been stopped at various security checks simply because of his name.”

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“Some asshole wrote a song called ‘Zayn did 9/11,’ and Zayn’s fans literally had to protest so that Spotify removed it (it was removed). On top of that, he has faced all sorts of problems after quitting 1D.

Overall, I really hate it when fans say they want the band to get back together when it’s obvious that all five are in a better place now.”



“Everyone was so happy and celebrating when Taylor Swift got ‘exposed’ and ‘canceled’ over the phone call with Kanye West about name-dropping her in ‘Famous.’ Literally, a grown-ass woman and a man in his 40s with three children were bullying a 27-year-old.”

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“SHE WAS TELLING THE TRUTH. She felt like she couldn’t leave her house for two years.



Billie Eilish covered her body up due to being insecure, but the second she wore a tight shirt that showed cleavage, she was called fat and sexualized despite being a minor.”

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“Not to mention then she did it again when she was 18, and somebody made a cartoon out of it. It’s so gross and the fact that women have to go through this is horrible.”



Louis Tomlinson was called the ‘weakest member of the band’ and was told he had the ‘weakest voice’ in One Direction.”

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“He also faced so much from the media amidst his child being born, his mother passing away, and then his sister passing away.”



Karl Lagerfeld publicly called Adele ‘a little too fat’ to fit into his designs.”

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“Piers Morgan had Hayley Hughes from Love Island on his show. He was asking her if she’d read about physics and trying to humiliate her for not knowing about it.”

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“To her credit, she just said, ‘Oh I’m not too interested in that.’

She’s not a famous scientist, she’s a reality TV show personality, so what she knows about science is irrelevant.”



Raini Rodriguez was so fat-shamed and bullied, and she’s one of the sweetest people ever.”

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And finally: “When Jennifer Lawrence‘s nudes were leaked, it was just gross how people acted toward her.”

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Note: Some responses have been edited for length/clarity.

Did we miss any celebrities who you think have been treated unfairly in the media or by online critics? Let us know in the comments!

Original posted at www.buzzfeed.com

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