‘Nepotism Baby’: Jennifer Aniston Accused of Gatekeeping Fame After Criticizing Social Media Influencers


Jennifer Aniston has come under fire for some comments that she made in an interview. She criticized social media influencers and the way young people are finding fame in the internet age in an interview with Variety. This apparently did not go down well with fans and many took to
Twitter to vent their anger and disapproval over the comments made by the Friends star.

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Jennifer Aniston Faces Backlash From Fans For Her Comments

Jennifer Aniston makes some remarks that don't go well with fans
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As aforementioned, Jennifer Aniston gave an interview to Sebastian Stan during an Actors on Actors interview for Variety about fame in 2022. During the interview, she was asked about her opinion on figures like Paris Hilton and Monica Lewinsky getting fame and popularity in the internet age. To this, Aniston replied: “It was right at the time when the internet really shaped a new culture about people becoming famous,” “This thing of people becoming famous for basically doing nothing. I mean — Paris Hilton, Monica Lewinsky, all those.”

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Aniston shared what she felt about new-age celebrities becoming popular through the internet

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Aniston continued, “I always say I feel lucky that we got a little taste of the industry before it became what it is today, which is just different — more streaming services, more people,” “You’re famous from TikTok. You’re famous from YouTube. You’re famous from Instagram,” she added. “It’s sort of almost like it’s diluting our actor’s job.”

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Fan Reaction To Aniston’s Comments

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Many fans criticized Aniston

These comments did not sit well with many fans who took to Twitter to register their protest, others meanwhile came to her support. Here are a few such Tweets.



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