We asked our panel of 16-24s to share their thoughts on cancel culture. Whether it be online creators, actors or singers we have been witness to some of the biggest names being “cancelled” this year, but can you separate the art from the artist?
For 4Youth, cancel culture exists to place online social pressure on those who have acted out of line according to the majority. Twitter represents the biggest hotspot for cancel culture with 89% having seen it there.
“I feel it’s hard to fully engage with an artist if you know they’ve done contemptible things…But I also can’t stop myself enjoying certain work” M, 19