James Charles faces criticism for describing his #MetGala appearance as a step forward for “influencer representation in the media.”— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) May 7, 2019
Such wording is typically used to describe marginalized groups in society. pic.twitter.com/4pBMFOpgqX
In a recent post after his Met Gala appearance, James Charles called himself a “catalyst” for "influencer representation in the media" and a lot of folk just weren’t having any of it. People are accusing James of comparing privileged influencers to marginalized groups who fight for representation every day.
ah, yes. the historically oppressed and marginalized class, "influencers." pic.twitter.com/g3gFko2eyz— Fran Tirado (@fransquishco) May 7, 2019
hold up. hold the fuck up. James Charles actually used the phrase “a step forward in the right direction for influencer representation in the media” as if influencers are some marginalized group???? get the fuck outta here you trash. #metgala19 pic.twitter.com/PBAHjXGfLd— Holly 😒 (@hollylottie88) May 7, 2019
Sorry sister but I don’t think “influencer representation” is the best focus of your bloody huge platform when there’s some actual REAL SERIOUS ISSUES IN THE WORLD RIGHT NOW and you’re in the privileged position to be a “catalyst” in fixing those. Thanks. @jamescharles pic.twitter.com/Lg7Ri1uLKZ— Tills (@tillyyhughes) May 7, 2019
I CANT HELP BUT LAUGH LMAO "influencer representation in the media" SIS UR ENTIRE CAREER IS BASED OFF OF THE MEDIA ??? ur a social MEDIA influencer ?!?! JAMES CHARLES IS TRYING TO BE SO FAKE WOKE I CANT MAKE THIS SHIT UP💀😭🥴 pic.twitter.com/27rl98mMkg— emma ? (@agaycactus) May 7, 2019
So brave. So monumental. Influencer representation in the media is the defining issue of our times. pic.twitter.com/mGTQtQKXlM— Kyle Munzenrieder (@Munzenrieder) May 7, 2019
INFLUENCER REPRESENTATION IN THE MEDIA IS THE FUNNIEST THING I HAVE EVER READ https://t.co/x1gB5mfFPn— corey kindberg (@coreykindberg) May 7, 2019
Influencer representation in the media I genuinely cannot stop laughing— molly (@starswewishon) May 7, 2019
"Influencer representation in the media," huh? https://t.co/HGdJzoNBnA— NYLON (@NylonMag) May 7, 2019
No Influencer representation in the MEDIA? that doesn’t even- that’s almost an oxymoron no? YouTuber and media? Are you tubers not ..? I’m v confused ABOUT ALL THIS https://t.co/gCW6g1VG48— 𝕋𝕣𝕚𝕟𝕚𝕥𝕪 (@itstrinitay) May 7, 2019
ONTD, are you an oppressed influencer?
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