Drew Barrymore is accused of racism after posting harmless video of herself having fun with the rain… as black TikTokers model her a COLONIZER who copied ‘black males frolicking development’
- Actress Drew Barrymore has been accused of being racist after posting a video of herself laughing and strolling within the rain
- Barrymore encourages folks to get out into the rain extra in her video, however one other TikTok consumer stated she is making an attempt to ‘dismiss’ black creators
- The consumer accused Barrymore of stealing a development originating in Might that featured black males operating round joyously in fields
Drew Barrymore was branded racist over a TikTok clip of herself having fun with a rainstorm – after woke killjoys claimed she’d copied a development dubbed ‘black males frolicking.’
The accusation comes from an indignant fellow TikTok consumer with the deal with @amushroomblackly.
She stated Barrymore was an instance of a colonizer ‘who disrespect and dismiss the boundaries that black creators have set’ as a result of the video resembled a ‘frolicking’ development began by black TikTokers earlier this 12 months.
In Barrymore’s video that she posted to her 6.5 million followers, she jubilantly walks round in pouring rain with a broad smile, exclaiming ‘every time you possibly can, exit into the rain! Don’t miss the chance.’
Shortly after the actress posted her video, amushroomblackly posted a weird response addressing Barrymore immediately, saying ‘you and I each know you’re able to having fun with the rain, frolicking freely, with out filming it and posting it to TikTok.’
She went even additional and stated Barrymore ‘cosigned individuals who simply exit of their option to disrespect and dismiss the boundaries that black creators have set’
In Barrymore’s TikTok video, she walks exterior a home within the rain whereas joyously encouraging folks to exit and really feel the rain after they can
She removes her glasses and lets the rain hit her face, however an indignant TikToker has accused her actions of being racist
‘And now you are a kind of folks,’ she stated, pointing to the digicam in a video posted to Libs of TikTok’s Twitter account.
The TikToker’s anger stems from a development originating in Might that featured black males operating round joyously in fields or different pure settings, with the development shortly catching on and going viral.
‘I suppose my query could be why is it so essential to all of you to deal with us like we do not matter?’ Barrymore’s accuser stated earlier than laughing and slicing the video.
In what’s believed to be the video that began the development, which was posted by TikTok consumer @thexsadxoptimistic in Might, he’s seen operating by a discipline whereas laughing and shouting ‘oh my god, I am operating by a discipline frolicking!’
Extra black TikTok customers joined within the enjoyable and the hashtag #blackmenfrolicking was used greater than 600k instances on the platform. The development then unfold to totally different audiences as black lady took half within the development.
One Twitter consumer commented on the story and scolded folks for ‘specializing in one lady (determined for views) calling Drew Barrymore a racist for dancing within the rain? Lets get the essential stuff trending…’
Politician Shukri Abdullahi Abdirahman tweeted, ‘I am so completely confused. Any individual, please clarify to the connection between frolicking within the rain and black folks?’
The infamous social media account Libs of TikTok, who sarcastically commented on the outraged TikTok consumer’s feedback
The consumer then adopted up with a number of movies explaining her first one and responding, doubling down and mocking Barrymore’s childhood saying ‘Aw poor Drew had a tough childhood, stated the white lady to the black lady.’
She was incredulous on the response her video acquired, saying folks wished to ‘dismiss my opinion by myself TikTok, however defend Drew.’
She claimed that Barrymore’s video of her having fun with the rain ‘opened the floodgates for individuals who disrespect black creators.’
The consumer concluded the video by saying ‘that is ridiculous, ya’ll are so reactionary… I stated what I stated.’
Barrymore had posted an identical video in Might, the place she once more inspired folks to get out and benefit from the rain.