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i don’t think that’s too weird. maybe if she had a lot less videos? but she has nearly 200 videos over a span on four years. and how many times do you want to watch someone dress up in the same, if not similar, clothing style? what’s kinda funny is that her amazon video has yet to reach 1mil and her vidcon vlog is settled below 700k views. maybe her fans don’t care for her being there? the videos before and after reached 1mil. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
i, too, have read this thread in its entirety and as far as i’m aware no one on this thread bullied her for that video. if not mistaken, it seemed everyone was scared for her to spend so much unnecessary time on a joke that no one paid much attention to. that’s not normal behavior. i watched it and felt so sad for her. you can see she was upset and stressed at herself which shouldn’t be the case. only she put that burden on her. like, i am only two years older than ashley. i didn’t pay much attention to her dating david so who knows, maybe she’s spiraling after her (public) first serious relationship. i’ve been there and it sucks but she can go get actual help. she can continue to talk about how much she’s going to get better but she will not if she doesn’t do something about it. the moment she commits to therapy will be life changing for her. given how open she is, she can make a video about how therapy helped her see how toxic her actions and words were. no one is wishing ill on her, she’s just young and we don’t want to see someone so young who accomplished so much become a terrible person.
no wonder she has no friends. i'd be embarrassed to PUBLICLY say watching porn makes me super lonely omfg. i wonder what her former classmates and co-workers think of her now. that's just desperate and embarrassing. please, for your sake ashley, get a therapist and commit to it. i'm only two years older than her and i can say therapy has helped. not to mention she's young enough to still not have set-in-stone habits. someone on GG said to revoke her influencer role and i wholeheartedly agree. just cause she can be doesnt mean she should. going back to my lurker status
as a black american woman, reading some of the race-related “unpopular opinions” is a mess. there are problems with the way some vocal members of the community choose to go about and fix the issues that plague us but don’t try to diminish and shut them up because race conversations bother you. especially if you aren’t american (since these are america centric issues in the first place). sorry that still in this present year the darker our skin may be, the coarseness of our hair and shapes of our (namely female) body is still a target for tasteless jokes, deemed unattractive and over sexualized. that the instagram baddie and twitter lingo are appropriated from the way we look and sometimes speak. that a black person being black is “unprofessional” yet someone from a different race doesn’t get the same treatment. is it tiring discussing all of this? of course but it won’t stop until our voices are heard and the issues we have are actually listened to instead of dismissed because of “everyone else is doing it”. no duh, just give a little credit when due is all. oh god and the whole hair debate is wack. i’m not one to say that box braids hold a deeper meaning to me but to act as if having long straight hair is appropriating is questionable and ignorant at most. plenty of non-white POC have long straight hair so find a different issue to complain about. im going back to lurking kthxbye
this is the screenshot of the tweet in mentioned. it was a self reply to a photo of Cameron Boyce who played Luke in Jessie and this is hinted to be debby ryan’s response to james. which is gross because this tweet was in 2016 which meant cameron was 16 and 16 year old james thought this was funny to even air out. yuck!
if she is bi, then why not just come out and say so? all this hinting at it and liking tweets about it doesn’t prove she is. it’s not like she’ll get backlash either but keeping it unconfirmed seems super baity.
it’s even more insulting given toulouse and myron are ariana’s dogs. way to treat a “friend” who wrote songs for you for years and was important enough for a ring. she may still be in a dark place emotionally and mentally but that doesn’t excuse how rude and nasty she’s been.
apparently one of her friends who received a ring claimed she wasn’t given writing credits on 4 songs in thank u, next and ariana & co responded with some petty tweets as a response. its so gross how her stans applaud this kind of behavior.
if you don’t find anything wrong then that’s fine. if other people find it wrong that’s fine too. what’s considered problematic amongst people varies from person to person. no one is saying you HAVE to be mad but for those who are just respect their stance y’know?
i find it sounds how i expected it to in terms of lyrics. i wonder what kind of thinkpieces are going to come out of the final shot in which she goes to kiss the girlfriend. but is the girlfriend dressing and emulating ariana’s looks or vice versa? overall a nice song with better enunciation (imo) and way to many yuhs like wtf.