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It Is Okay To Stop Supporting Your Fave After They Make A Mistake

Just because they are your favorite celebrity, it is alright to change your mind about them when you realize who they really are.

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It Is Okay To Stop Supporting Your Fave After They Make A Mistake

Everyone makes mistakes sometimes. However, some things are just one step too far and cannot be tolerated. It can be easy to hype up a celebrity or Youtuber in our heads and think they are above any wrong doings. We call them the 'King of Youtube' and ignore all of their faults. This doesn't mean that we should expect people to be perfect in order to support or like them. However, we have to be honest about who they are and not refuse to acknowledge their mistakes.

'Cancel culture' is a big thing in recent years. And yet, there are a lot of celebrities and YouTubers who somehow get a free pass from criticism. They are still popular and widely loved by fans and other creators. Some examples of this are Jeffree Star and Pewdiepie. Both of these YouTubers have done racist and very offensive things more than once, and are still considered the most famous and liked creators on the site. They continue to have a young fan base that are being influenced by their behavior, which I find concerning at the least. It is rare that these creators are called out, and when they are it doesn't deter their popularity or fans.

I believe that it is time we hold these creators and celebrities accountable. It is okay to click unsubscribe. It is okay to tell your fav that they messed up and that their behavior is not acceptable. In fact, this criticism is necessary. If no one points out their actions, then they will believe they can continue to do bad things with no consequences. If we don't do this, then people like Logan Paul can still record videos of dead bodies and still be role models for young people. These are not role models and as adults, we must be careful who we support.

You are not a bad fan if you call out your fav. It is fine to not agree with everything that they do. Even if it is a small mistake, it is good to realize that it is not correct behavior. This keeps you grounded and stops you from idolizing people. No one can be perfect and that is normal. Learning from other's mistakes is healthy and prevents you from falling down the wrong paths. It is important not to be influenced by others so much that you start doing bad things in order to emulate them. However, this is why it is necessary to support the right people. If someone is doing things that are big mistakes, or they have a pattern of bad behavior, it is better to stop following them altogether. Don't continue to let them influence you.

This is something to keep in mind. Your fave is not perfect and they will make mistakes, but some people are better to support than others. It is alright to find other people to watch on Youtube or another artist's music to listen to. This is the same with real life. If your friend or a family member are doing bad things that you can't accept, it is fine to stop spending time with them. We should all be mindful of who we give our time to and who we let be examples for us. Just be aware and don't sacrifice your values and beliefs for others.

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