Zendaya blasts fan for insensitive rape comment on Twitter

PTI | Updated on: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 02:26 PM IST


Los Angeles: Actress and singer Zendaya took to Twitter to slam a user for asking followers which celebrities they would want to rape if movie “The Purge” were real.

In the science fiction film series, all crime is legalized for a 12-hour period once a year in an attempt to lower crime rates throughout the rest of the year.

“If the purge was real who you all raping?” the Twitter user wrote alongside photos of Beyonce, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Zendaya, 19.


The since-deleted tweet caught the eye of the “Something New” singer herself.

“This is absolutely disgusting and you should be ashamed of yourself. Is this really what my generation thinks is ok?” the “Spider-Man: Homecoming” actress wrote to the user, before adding, “People are sick…”.

The user replied on Zendaya’s reaction and joked that her response was “lit.” The “Shake It Up” alum then wrote,”The only thing that’s lit is your immorality and inhumanity young man. I pray you find some sense.” The user added, “All you females just mad that no one wanna rape you.”


He has since removed all of his offending tweets.

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Published on: Monday, July 04, 2016, 01:41 PM IST