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One of Hollywood’s most notorious hypocrites, actress Alyssa Milano, a woman who only believes alleged sexual assault victims when it suits her politically, is unable to understand the age-old concept of people being held to the same standards that they preach.
On Thursday, the extremely hypocritical and oftentimes unhinged celebrity shared a hit piece the left-wing outlet Newsweek had written about how conservatives have been trying to hold celebrities like her to the same standards that they hold others to.
“In recent weeks in the wake of the George Floyd protests and the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, the spotlight has shone on the likes of late-night hosts Jimmy Kimmel and Jimmy Fallon for past use of blackface for comedy sketches. And among the multitude of voices calling for these celebrities to face consequences for their past actions are a number of conservative figures and media outlets,” the piece reads.
All fair and accurate. But it’s the headline that drew Milano’s attention.
Conservatives weaponize cancel culture to tame anti-Trump celebrities https://t.co/SKR8IniVAq
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) June 25, 2020
Get it? When far-left extremists try to cancel anyone and everyone — be it those who say men are men and women are women, or those who argue that “All Lives Matter” — it’s perfectly hunky-dory and based in good faith and blah, blah, blah.
But when conservatives turn around and fire back by demanding that left-wingers be held to the same absurd, irrational standards, they’re “weaponizing” cancel culture.
The hypocrisy is astounding, though Milano’s embrace of the hypocrisy is typical.
She’s the same woman who rushed to believe then-Republican Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault accuser two years ago but then performed a complete 180 and threw presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden’s accuser under the bus two years later. That is the very definition of hypocrisy.
And so naturally, Milano’s tweet attracted an avalanche of stinging backlash, with conservatives pointing out that all is fair in love and war.
View some of the backlash below (*Language warning):
You bet. We fight back. https://t.co/1YcejBFRHX
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) June 25, 2020
LOL noting Kimmel’s blackface and Hollywood’s is inconsistency is “weaponinzing” https://t.co/u7K2psMrOS
— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) June 25, 2020
— Nick Searcy, INTERNATIONAL FILM & TELEVISION STAR (@yesnicksearcy) June 25, 2020
elites continue to scream out new rules to the world that they don’t want to live by themselves
— Jillian Anderson (@Jillie_Alexis) June 25, 2020
“I really hate it when conservatives start to play by the rules we’ve established years ago”
— Fmr. Sheriff Mark Curran 🇺🇸 (@ElectMarkCurran) June 25, 2020
“Conservatives weaponize cancel culture”
Oh please. Cancel culture has ALWAYS been a weapon, don’t pretend otherwise.
— Lauren Chen (@TheLaurenChen) June 25, 2020
You really should just stop talking.
— JG (@joeygilbertinc) June 25, 2020
“Conservatives do what liberals have done for 4 years and now we’re mad”
— Blaire White (@MsBlaireWhite) June 25, 2020
Hahaha conservatives have been speaking out against cancel culture for YEARS! Are you kidding me? I’ve been “cancelled “ for being black, Latina & conservative since I came out Prolife and ProTrump. It’s been such an uphill battle to be outspoken you have NO idea.
— Joy Villa (@Joy_Villa) June 25, 2020
Imagine typing this and confidently sending it after this is exactly what you have been doing at least since I became aware of your existence.
— JC Mounduix (@JCMounduix) June 25, 2020
So this is conservative’s fault that he was in blackface and dropping n-bombs left and right….
— Jeffery A Dove Jr. (@JefferyADoveJr) June 25, 2020
It's not a fun game when we have to play by our own rules. https://t.co/yZ0VI98W9u
— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) June 25, 2020
The latter Twitter user, Jeffery A. Dove Jr., was referencing Jimmy Kimmel, who’s come under fire for his repeated use of both blackface and the “n” word. But instead of owning up to his faux-pas, the actor has displayed the same arrogance and hypocrisy as Milano.
Speaking of Milano, she reportedly has her own history of faux-pas.
She wore black face in 2013 and nobody seems to remember, so she’s getting nervous. pic.twitter.com/uD3P3y2OxP
— Mark Dice (@MarkDice) June 25, 2020
— Mark Dice (@MarkDice) June 25, 2020
Ah huh. pic.twitter.com/Nelp67D6cP
— Billy, out! (@BillyCCody) June 26, 2020
So will Milano face cancellation for these errors in judgment? In a fair and just world, she would. But sadly, the world is brimming with liberal double standards galore, and so no, she’ll likely face no consequences whatsoever for her own mistakes.
Of course, in a TRULY fair and just world, cancel culture wouldn’t even exist. But this isn’t a fair and just world. It’s a dark, dystopian one brimming with left-wing zealots who have sought to cancel and are still seeking to cancel anyone with a dissenting voice.
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