Ridiculed celebrity responses to coronavirus

Nicki Minaj is receiving backlash for what many consider misinformation around COVID and the vaccine

Stars Insider

14/09/21 | StarsInsider


As the world weathers this crisis together and people are reaching out to comfort, inform, and support each other, many celebrities are failing to strike an empathic chord with their followers. Plenty of publications are even claiming that their responses to coronavirus will be the demise of celebrity culture, as many of the rich and famous are making it difficult to idolize them.

In the hot seat now is Nicki Minaj, who didn't show up for the 2021 Met Gala because "they want you to get vaccinated for the Met. if I get vaccinated it won’t for the Met. It’ll be once I feel I’ve done enough research. I’m working on that now." That comment might've been fair enough, but then she shared an anecdote that her cousin told her about a friend who got the vaccine and "became impotent." This had all lad to claims she is scaring her fan base off getting vaccinated, and spreading misinformation about the vaccine itself. 

And that's just the tip of the iceberg. From trying to share "relatable" quarantine content from the comfort of their mansions, to making ridiculous claims about the virus, click through to see the most widely slammed things celebrities have said or done regarding this pandemic.


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