Dua Lipa opened up about her struggles with social media bullying and even make clear her disdain for the cancel tradition throughout a latest dialog.
The Grammy award-winning singer shed mild upon the results of social media bullying throughout an interview with Attitude journal.
There she was quoted saying, “I skilled a [expletive] tonne [of bullying] on the finish of my first report, and it was positively one thing that gave me nervousness and made me upset and made me really feel like I wasn’t adequate and made me really feel like, perhaps I’m not meant to be right here and on the stage.”
“Even after the Grammys, some people were like, ‘Well, she doesn’t deserve it. There were so many things, especially when you start out, like a video of me dancing and they’re like, ‘Ah well, she has no stage presence’ – but they’d never been to one of my shows, they’d never seen me perform.”
She added, “They would take one small snippet and run with it and it would become a whole thing. For a short period of time, it messed with my mental health. You know, I’d go on stage and if somebody was filming me, in my head, I wasn’t, like, ‘Oh, they’re filming me because they want to keep it.’ I was like, ‘They’re going to film it so they can laugh at me or something’.”
During the course of her interview, Lipa additionally make clear the results of the cancel tradition and defined, “There must be a communal understanding that folks make errors, and we must always be taught from one another’s errors and we must always attempt to educate one another. I believe there may be a lot judgement and meanness… cancel tradition is so harmful and poisonous.”