Macaulay Culkin deserves an enormous apology.

We requested the BuzzFeed Neighborhood to inform us when celebrities had been mistreated by the media, and a variety of the submissions had been about males. Listed here are the eye-opening outcomes.

Warning: Some submissions embody matters of sexual assault and pedophilia.

Notice: Not all submissions had been made by Neighborhood customers.


When Wendy Williams made a very merciless joke about Joaquin Phoenix’s cleft palate, after which proceeded to lift her lip, mocking his look.

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When Piers Morgan made enjoyable of Harry Types for breaking gender stereotypes by carrying a stupendous robe for his 2020 Vogue cowl.


When CNN let a former Arizona sheriff seem on their present to lie about having proof that Barack Obama’s delivery certificates was pretend, permitting him to push the racist, false principle that Obama wasn’t born within the US.

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When Corey Feldman revealed on The View in 2013 that he was a sufferer of pedophilia as a toddler actor within the ’80s, and Barbara Walters dismissed his trauma by telling him, “You are damaging a complete trade.”


“He did an interview with Barbara Walters and The View in 2013 the place he mentioned the rampant sexual abuse and pedophilia in Hollywood. He and his buddy Corey Haim skilled it firsthand, and Feldman blamed Haim’s troubled life and subsequent dying on the abuse. Feldman’s accusations had been by no means taken critically — folks had been so imply to him as a result of he advised his reality, and any try at returning to his profession was ridiculed. He deserves so a lot better.”



When Ellen DeGeneres bombarded BTS with an inappropriate query about having intercourse with their followers and condescendingly advised their translator to outline what “hooking up” meant.


“It was so disrespectful, and it made RM so uncomfortable. She then took it a step additional after they didn’t reply and requested the translator to translate for her. It wasn’t humorous.”



When a British interviewer requested Robert Downey Jr. about his previous drug habit and traumatic relationship together with his father with out consent whereas he was there selling Avengers: Age of Ultron.

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“RDJ clearly seemed like he did not wish to reply the query, however the interviewer stored pushing him to the purpose had been RDJ simply left the room.”



When varied media shops criticized Macaulay Culkin’s skinny look in 2012, and the New York Publish most notably wrote: “Aahh!! Creepy Culkin” (a reference to his House Alone character’s notorious screaming pose).


When a cartoonist for the Augusta Chronicle drew an extremely prejudiced cartoon concerning Colin Kaepernick’s Nike deal, making enjoyable of Kaepernick’s stance in opposition to racial injustice within the US.

Editorial cartoonist Rick McKee’s tackle the Colin Kaepernick Nike deal.

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“Each NFL franchise colluded to maintain him out of the league after taking a knee through the anthem all through the 2016 season. He did not break any legal guidelines and did not even break any league guidelines — he was blacklisted, and the one justice he obtained was a settlement from the NFL so he would not take them to court docket.”



When Barbara Walters pressured Ricky Martin to outline his sexuality in a 2000 interview, and when he gave his reply, she continued to push him in probably the most uncomfortable manner.



When Billboard eliminated Lil Nas X’s large hit “Outdated City Highway” from their nation charts, claiming that it did not “embrace sufficient parts of in the present day’s nation music to chart,” when in actuality, their resolution was rooted in racism.


When Males’s Well being printed an article with an offensive headline about Jonah Hill’s weight reduction within the Maniac trailer in 2018, which learn: “Jonah Hill Is A Shadow Of His Former Self In New Netflix Trailer.”

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“Jonah Hill is the primary one who involves thoughts. He has at all times been an unbelievable actor with wonderful type, however he was handled as an entire joke till he misplaced a variety of weight. Even then, I bear in mind seeing articles speaking badly about him, saying he was funnier when he was ‘fats.'”



When the New York Publish made gentle of Tiger Woods’ consuming and driving accident in 2017, scripting this horrible headline that was “imagined to be punny,” however was truly fairly damaging.

Right this moment’s cowl: Tiger Woods acted “smug” throughout his DUI arrest in Florida

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When Terry Crews was courageous sufficient to overtly discuss being sexually assaulted, and Wendy Williams made a problematic comment that he wasn’t courageous — he was “simply speaking.”

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“Males face sufficient of a stigma about sexual assault with out Wendy Williams amplifying it.”



And when Ellen DeGeneres made jokes about how the paparazzi invaded Justin Bieber’s privateness by taking and promoting nude pictures of him whereas on trip, making him visibly uncomfortable.


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