Cancelled “C List Youtuber” Lindsay Ellis Tells Her Side of the Story

A story of Twitter, outrage, and the weaponisation of racism

Photo: Lindsay Ellis

Speaking Out

After deleting her Twitter account and staying silent the past few weeks, Ellis finally chose to speak out in an almost 2 hour YouTube video uploaded today.

The Takeaway

It seems that early response to the Tweet was good faith critique of her understanding of the film. But this very quickly de-escalated into abusive tirades as more and more people jumped onto the pile and rushed to contribute to the collective noise.

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