The Year of the Internet Falls

From ill-formulated genders to racist rants, an array of recent worst moments in creative culture

Internet takes no prisoners when you screw up, it’s open season for dunk, drag-and-drops, mocking memes, and targeted takedowns. It doesn’t matter if you’re a sexy celebrity with 5 million followers or a random schmuck tweeting off the bus — on social media, anyone can be deleted. Your only hope is that what you’ve done is more embarrassing than controversial, allowing you to get back into relatively calm waters. On the other hand, some creators have managed to survive one arson scandal after another, immune to both reproach and shame. Here’s a breakdown of the biggest explosions of the past few years and how the culprits fared.

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