Taylor Swift fans have fought to take the singer’s honor to the next level.
Swift fans, also known as Swifties, came to the singer’s defense this week in a trending Twitter thread titled #RespectTaylorSwift after a character on the new Netflix show, Ginny & Georgia, made a derogatory remark. and sexist at Swift’s expense.
Fans were quick to criticize Netflix and the show for allowing the sexist joke to stay in the episode.
In the episode in question, one of the main characters remarks, “What do you care? You go through men faster than Taylor Swift. ”
Slamming Netflix and Ginny & Georgia
Swift joined in on the topic, expressing her disdain and outrage at the joke. In a Tweet posted on March 1, Swift called out the show and the streaming service.
“Hey Ginny & Georgia, 2010 called and he wants his lazy, deeply sexist joke to come back. How about stopping degrading hard working women by defining that horse shit like FuNnY. Plus, @netflix after Miss Americana, this outfit is unlike you. Happy Women’s History Month, I guess.
Now, Swift fans are targeting Ginny & Georgia actress Antonia Gentry.
The star’s Instagram page was inundated with negative comments this week, ranging from “Respect Taylor Swift!” to “apologize to Taylor Swift”.
Don’t give in to negativity
According to BuzzFeed, Gentry responded to “undeserved criticism” by taking the opportunity to shed light on a situation in Nigeria, where 317 young girls were abducted at gunpoint from their school last week.
Gentry said in a post on his social media account: “317 girls aged 12 to 16 were abducted from a school in Nigeria on Friday and there is barely a scream in the media … What a world we live in . “
Swift, who has re-recorded her first five albums, has not commented on the matter since her first tweet about it on March 1.
The singer struggled to reclaim ownership of her songs after Scooter Braun’s label Ithaca Holdings bought her label in 2019.
Swift got busy in 2020, releasing two albums, Evermore and Folklore, to the surprise and elation of his fans.
Swift recently posted an apology to her fans on her Twitter page after postponing her Lover Fest tour for another year due to the pandemic.
“I love coming here to tell you good news or to share a new project with you. It’s not my favorite thing in the world to tell you news that makes me sad. I am so sorry, but I cannot reschedule the shows that we have postponed. “
She added: “This is an unprecedented pandemic that has changed everyone’s plans and no one knows what the touring landscape will look like in the near future. I am so disappointed that I cannot see you in person whenever I want. I miss you terribly and can’t wait until we can all be safe together again. ”