Fans have harassed critics — including people among their own fandom — in the name of the stars they love.
Photos; Getty Images; FilmMagic; Big Hit Entertainment; Insider
Fans have harassed critics — including people among their own fandom — in the name of the stars they love. Photos; Getty Images; FilmMagic; Big Hit Entertainment; Insider

Stan Twitter: toxic fans are ‘encouraged’ by artists - but music stars need to condemn, not enable, the angry online mobs that harass critics and minorities

  • Ariana Grande fans bombarded a Filipino-Canadian writer with racist and misogynistic abuse on Twitter – but the victim claims the singer ignored her pleas to intervene
  • Taylor Swift followers doxxed a Pitchfork reviewer – after Folklore scored an 8/10 review – and Lana Del Rey called out an NPR critic directly, prompting netizens to do the same

Fans have harassed critics — including people among their own fandom — in the name of the stars they love.
Photos; Getty Images; FilmMagic; Big Hit Entertainment; Insider
Fans have harassed critics — including people among their own fandom — in the name of the stars they love. Photos; Getty Images; FilmMagic; Big Hit Entertainment; Insider
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