Jeffree Star and Manny Mua Receiving Hate Comments

Hello beautiful ladies,

This post is a bit different to normal, though it was through watching makeup videos on YouTube that I stumbled across this one from Jeffree Starr and Manny Mua. If you want to watch the video that started this post, click here. Please be warned, there is quite a bit of hateful comments and swearing.

Now, I’m not this huge, feet worshipping fan of either Jeffree or Manny. In fact, I’d only just subscribed to Jeffree’s YouTube channel about 4 weeks ago, after watching a few and deciding his reviews were honest. This week though, while I was up one night because I couldn’t stop sneezing, I decided to watch a few YouTube videos (I had notifications for 67). Anyway, one of the first videos that was in my subscribed list was ‘Reading mean hate comments feat. Manny Mua’.img_6036

Okay, that had my attention. Why are they getting hate comments? So, I watched it, and was disgusted with what people have actually publicly commented on their videos with. Before I go on, I just want to clarify that its not that I’m defending Jeffree or Manny personally because, as with anyone we meet or see in the media, we can love them or hate them (or anywhere in between that spectrum). What I do have a problem with is the need to personally attack someone through social media.

The comments read out weren’t even the worst of what they receive, and they are both receiving a lot every day. I will say that Jeffree, even though these people were being so nasty towards him, wouldn’t actually show the screen of his computer to reveal names, which he explained that he didn’t want hate comments directed at these people. He won me over with his integrity right there.

Personal attacks on celebrities is nothing new – magazines, radio stations, social media  etc. have bagged celebrities for years. However, a lot will say that they choose not to read or listen to media in general. Both Jeffree and Manny get the comments on their personal YouTube channel. Their choice to view these comments just isn’t there.

So, why do people feel this need to write hateful things. Why not simply move on to another video? Why bother even commenting? That’s what I don’t understand – why can’t people just move on and watch someone they do like?img_6037

Anyway, that one video made me a fan of Jeffree’s and Manny’s because they have both handled the whole situation with integrity while still opening people’s eyes about it.

If you made it this far, thank you and I promise I’ll be back next week to my usual beauty posts and leave the socio-political rants alone. (I just felt so strongly about this one.)

*all images have been taken from google images

Until next time,

Nyobie

img_3737-1

 

 

Advertisements

7 thoughts on “Jeffree Star and Manny Mua Receiving Hate Comments

  1. I agree with you, if for whatever reason you don’t like or agree, with regard to social media and celebrities, just unfollow don’t read and move on. The hate monger is a cowardly individual really. I doubt anyone would be so hateful to someone’s face.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Exactly, there’s no need for that type of personal attack on anyone. I’m not usually so vocal about social politics because everyone is entitled to their opinion but this is not acceptable. Thank you for reading 😊

      Like

  2. I agree with you! As for me, I’ve been their fan for quite some time and I, too, love that about Jeffree. He’s just real and honest and true to himself. There were past issues, though, that did not pass other (PERFECT) people’s standards and they use that to spread hate. Jeffree just recently called out Too Faced owner for underpaying Nikkie Tutorials and for throwing shades at Tarte.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. I don’t know what the past issues are about – I must admit I get a bit behind with what’s happening when I’m busy, which is why I had so many unwatched YouTube videos – but people need to move on. Unfollow and don’t buy the product if they feel strongly but don’t personally attack someone. Thank you for reading and commenting your opinion too 🙌

      Liked by 1 person

  3. One thing I really love about him is that he’s so honest, that regardless of the fact that he loves a certain company, if that company’s product doesn’t work, he’ll straight-forwardly say that.
    But anyway, haters can always find a reason to hate on others. It’s just so natural for them.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. That’s what I thought too – his opinions were honest. I want the truth from people with products and I know some will work for some people and not others but it allows me to weigh all the info up and make a decision. I’m always going to be honest but I hope I don’t ever get attacked for it.

      Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s