The Daily Stupid: Disney Fires Gina Carano, Aunt Jemima Erased, And More
Welcome to The Daily Stupid, where we cover some of the dumbest and most idiotic things happening around the world. Today, we've got more stupid involving Gina Carano, the erasure of Aunt Jemima, and more.
Welcome to The Daily Stupid, where we cover some of the dumbest and most idiotic things happening around the world.
Today, we’ve got more stupid involving Gina Carano, the erasure of Aunt Jemima, and more.
Let’s get right to it.
1. Disney Fires Gina Carano
It doesn’t get any more stupid than Lucasfilm and Disney firing The Mandalorian actress Gina Carano over a social media post condemning hating your neighbors. But that’s exactly what Disney did.
A Lucasfilm spokesman confirmed the firing, “Gina Carano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm and there are no plans for her to be in the future.”
As for the cause they stated, “Nevertheless, her social media posts denigrating people based on their cultural and religious identities are abhorrent and unacceptable.”
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While Disney’s firing of Carano is absolutely idiotic, what might be even more idiotic are the lemmings on Twitter conjuring up reasonings justifying the firing.
One such clown is AdmiralDisney01.
They wrote on Twitter, “I’d usually say cancelling someone for what they say is wrong. However after what she posted yesterday, comparing the atrocities the Jews faced in Nazi Germany to people giving her a hard time on twitter, I completely back this decision. There’s free speech, then theres stupidity.”
You can say that again. There’s stupidity and you are it.
Carano only shared a post from warriorpriestgympodcast to her Instagram Story.
The post reads, “Jews were beaten in the streets, not by Nazi soldiers but by their neighbors…even by children.”
It then features a quote that reads, “Because history is edited, most people today don’t realize that to get to the point where Nazi soldiers could easily round up thousands of Jews, the government first made their own neighbors hate them simply for being Jews. How is that any different from hating someone for their political views?”
Accompanying this is an image of children equipped with blunt objects chasing down a woman in undress.
The post is clearly about warning of the dangers of hating your own neighbors and how it can lead down a dark and deadly path.
Disney welcome to The Daily Stupid, it most definitely won’t be the last time.
2. Man Attempts Gorilla Glue Challenge
A Los Angeles Man named Len Martin decided to take on the Gorilla Glue Challenge. In a video posted to his Facebook, Martin takes a bottle of Gorilla Glue and puts it inside the rim of the cup. He then places the cup on his mouth.
The cup would then be stuck to Martin’s mouth and he had to take a trip to the emergency room to get it removed.
As for why he decided to do this challenge, he told CBS 17, “Did you see what the young lady tried with the Gorilla Glue with her hair. I thought she was just playing around because I didn’t think it was that serious. That Gorilla Glue would actually do all of that.
In a Facebook post, Martin wrote, “I thought that chick with the gorilla glue was making that story up…but no..its real… I dont kno why I tried it..now they talking bout cutting the tip of my lips off in surgery…yall pray for me.”
He shared a photo of himself in the hospital with the red solo cup glued to his face in the post as well.
In this case, stupidity does not pay. It makes you pay. Don’t be like Len.
3. Indiana Jones Rumored To Feature Magic Immortal Waters
A new rumor from WDW Pro over at Pirates and Princesses claims that the long-delayed Indiana Jones 5 film will feature some kind of magic immortality water either from the Fountain of Youth or the Peaches of Immortality from Chinese mythology.
This water will reportedly be obtained by Indiana Jones and give him a more youthful appearance meaning that Disney and Lucasfilm will CGI Harrison Ford to his late thirties. However, Jones will eventually reject choosing young and will apparently utter the line, “I belong in a museum.”
I don’t watch Indiana Jones to see him end up in a museum. And as for holy water and immortality and I’ll stick with Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade over whatever cockamamie idea Lucasfilm comes up with.
I told you that it wouldn’t be the last time Disney made it. Most definitely stupid.
4. British Teenager Swallows 54 Magnets In Order To Become Magnetic
A 12-year-old British teenager named Rhiley Morrison swallowed over 54 magnetic balls in the hopes of seeing if they would stick to his stomach.
Four days after he swallowed the magnets he told his mom they had not left his system. Fortunately for Morrison, she rushed him to a hospital where they performed a six-hour surgery in order to save his life.
The New York Post reports he “spent 10 days vomiting green liquid caused by his bowel leaking, which led to him being tube-fed and having a catheter inserted.”
His mom relayed, “The surgeon said that if Rhiley didn’t tell me that day he’d swallowed the magnets, he could have died.”
She added, “When he did it, I thought it was just him, he’s just been silly and done it, but the surgeon said they see this all the time.”
Don’t be like Rhiley. Don’t eat magnets. Don’t be stupid. This is not how you become Magneto.
5. Aunt Jemima Gets Erased
PepsiCo’s Quaker Oats Division erased Aunt Jemima and replaced her with a generic and boring Pearl Milling Company logo. This new boring logo is expected to go into effect in June.
Aunt Jemima was originally played by former slave Nancy Green. She would be hired by R.T. Davis Milling Company and take on the role of Aunt Jemima at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893.
The African American Registry reports she was “one of the first black corporate models in the United States.”
Her likeness has now been removed and replaced with a generic, boring water wheel.
Does it get any stupider than this? Fight racism by erasing a black woman. Dumb.
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