The latest celebrity to find themselves in the crosshairs of #WokeTwitter and beyond is none other than American Idol winner Fantasia. Her fans and critics were quick to let her know they were not down with the all lives matter movement, which prompted her to respond not once, but twice.
Fantasia had hoped to put on a special concert in Charlotte, North Carolina, as a response to all of the recent police-involved killings of Black people. The only problem was she used “all lives matter” to promote the show and the backlash was immediate. Fans never got a chance to attend the concert because it was abruptly cancelled by law enforcement, fearing the event would cause further unrest and violence.
After the show was axed, Fantasia and her husband made a video explaining why they used ALM to promote the show and basically stated they didn’t see a problem with it and that critics should get over it.
When the backlash continued, perhaps even stronger than before, it prompted Fantasia to take to her Instagram to clear things up and offer an apology.
You can check out Fantasia’s Instagram post below:
PHOTO CREDIT: Getty, Instagram
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