Antonia Gentry revealed her love and pride for Ginny & & Georgia(* )simply days after dealing with some extreme criticism from Taylor Swift about a “deeply sexist” joke her character makes. As you might remember, fans raged over a quip made about the pop experience’s love life in the
Netflix series. To revitalize your memory, the title character Ginny argued with her mama Georgia and broken out this line throughout a tense scene: ” What do you care? You go through guys quicker than Taylor Swift.”
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Ooof. As you might most likely think, the
Grammy winner didn’t value the remark. She took to Twitter
to resolve her ideas on the controversial minute when she captured wind of the misogynistic jest.
” Hey Ginny & & Georgia. 2010 called and it desires its lazy, deeply sexist joke back. How about we stop deteriorating effort ladies by specifying this horse s ** t as FuNnY. @netflix after Miss Americana this clothing does not look charming on you. Delighted Women’s History Month I think.”@netflix Hey Ginny & & Georgia, 2010 called and it desires its lazy, deeply sexist joke back. How about we stop deteriorating effort ladies by specifying this horse shit as FuNnY. after Miss Americana this clothing does not look charming on you ???? Happy Women’s History Month I think
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) Afterward, the expression “Respect Taylor Swift” began trending on the platform. While Swift’s good friends and fans truly pertained to her defense, lots of likewise made the effort to unjustly pester Gentry and her co-stars online. According to Buzzfeed News
, fans have actually required an apology from the 23-year-old and have actually even left some “honestly racist” discuss her social networks accounts. Let us advise everybody, once again. It is not Gentry’s fault for the throwaway remark! The Love Story vocalist’s preliminary message was directed at the streaming business and authors who permitted the ruined line in the very first location– NOT the starlet. Please stop your racist and despiteful words. Taylor is completely legitimate in her ideas, BUT the dreadful messages are not. To make matters even worse, it appears like Swifties have actually chosen to begin targeting random individuals such as
video manufacturer and author
Yeah, like we stated, random as f ** k! The New York-based reporter formerly quote-tweeted the call-out post and stated, “cancel cancel culture lmao i dislike it here.”
( c) Carrie Courogen/Twitte
After getting an increase of hate, she later on included a since-deleted tweet: pic.twitter.com/HKKVN8QtGD
” Imagine if she ‘d speak seriously about her threat-happy, dox-loving stans with the exact same quantity of vitality she has for a foolish joke.”March 2, 2021
That was well stated, a minimum of in our books. It looks like the post just included more fuel to the flames of Swift’s fans, who apparently continue to dox and attack Courogen.
For the previous 24+ hours, I have actually been doxxed & & constantly bugged on every social platform by Sw * feet stans. They discovered & & called my individual phone and individual e-mail & & phone. Some left voicemails.
The claims that * I * am the one harassing is hazardous and horrible. — Carrie Courogen (@carriecourogen)
It impresses us how individuals believe it is fine to eliminate misogyny with a lot more misogyny and pure hate.
While Gentry didn’t deal with Swift or the online bullying, the young starlet’ newest
post intended to thank fans for their ongoing assistance of the series.
” Thank you for the love and assistance you have actually revealed me and our program, ‘Ginny and Georgia,’ over the recently. I never ever would have envisioned something like this as a girl– that is, having a voice efficient in effect. It is so significant to see the numerous messages from fans in my inbox who feel seen, heard, and comprehended due to the fact that of the program and its characters. It has actually likewise been enjoyable to speak with those who were simply delighted to be along for an amusing flight.”
She went on to assess just how much playing the character, Ginny, implied to her.
” As somebody who matured sensation unimportant and voiceless, and who did not see herself reviewed screen, Ginny Miller was lastly a reprieve. A character who was simply as imperfect and baffled as I was gets a possibility to exist. I fell for playing as Ginny Miller due to the fact that she is a character who attempts to be flawed, a character who attempts her hardest to merge the world around her perfectly, however is regularly informed no.”
The Georgia native continued: ” She is a character amongst lots of in the program who link all of us. She reveals us our own predispositions, bias, and oppressions. She likes, she lies and she defends what she thinks in– although she might not have all of her realities directly. She makes errors– ethically, psychologically, physically, mentally– and not simply within herself, however within the damaged world she resides in.” Gentry concluded the individual note by thanking “all of individuals who have actually sent out numerous messages about feeling seen for the very first time, whether through Ginny or another character in Ginny and Georgia, thank you for your voices and motivation.”
Swift has yet to react to the (*) Candy Jar(*) alum’s message nor resolved the horrible things her fans have actually stated to this bad lady and others. At this moment, Swift must speak up versus the toxicity and bullying within her fandom.(*) However, to Antonia, keep shining! You got this, and it ideally blow over quickly!(*) #Ginny #Georgias #Antonia #Gentry #Speaks #Taylor #Swift #Joke #Backlash #Online #Bullying #Fans