Actress Kirstie Alley Deletes Tweet Criticizing Oscars 'Inclusion' Rule After Pushback from Twitter Mob

Nick Kangadis | September 10, 2020
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The Twitter mob strikes again and claims another victim.

Longtime Hollywood actress Kirstie Alley posted a tweet on Tuesday criticizing the Oscars for their new "inclusion" rule that dictates that films will only be able to qualify for the "Best Picture" category if they meet new diversity standards. Unfortunately, seemingly because of the Twitter mob, Alley deleted the tweet the next day and issued an explanation later.

"Can you imagine telling Picasso what had to be in his f**king paintings," Alley said in the now-deleted tweet. "You people have lost your minds. Control artists, control individual thought .. OSCAR ORWELL."

Alley wasn't wrong, yet she felt the full brunt of the cancerous Twitterati to the extent that she backed down from her honest opinion.

Alley essentially doubled down without actually doubling down. In the tweet above, she basically said that she's supportive of "diversity inclusion & tolerance," while also saying that she's against FORCED "diversity inclusion & tolerance." That's what those "percentages" are, Kirstie.

However, I will give Alley credit for posting the following tweet criticizing Hollywood:

I just don't understand why she would feel the need to delete her initial tweet if she clearly still feels that way. The tweet above is no less incendiary than the "Picasso" one.

People need to begin sticking to their guns and not allowing the Twitter mafia to intimidate them into making you back down from what you truly believe to be true. 

H/T: Yahoo! Entertainment