Cancel culture has once again reared its ugly head, this time taking aim at Marilyn Manson and Louis C.K., each of whom has a history of sexual abuse allegations against them, and Dave Chappelle, who has made and continues to make jokes at the expense of the trans community. The Recording Academy is the latest to take aim at the three, announcing yesterday that each has received … Grammy nominations? Louis C.K. and Dave Chappelle were each nominated for Best Comedy album, while Marilyn Manson was twice nominated for his contributions to Ye’s DONDA album.
That’s going to put a real dent in their careers.
“We won’t restrict the people who can submit their material for consideration. We won’t look back at people’s history, we won’t look at their criminal record, we won’t look at anything other than the legality within our rules of, is this recording for this work eligible based on date and other criteria. If it is, they can submit for consideration,” the Recording Academy’s CEO, Harvey Mason Jr., said yesterday.
In other words, the Recording Academy separates the art from the artist, no matter how heinous the artist’s actions have been. Cancel culture is so unfair!
only one grammy nom each for dave chappelle, kevin hart, and louis CK!! cancel culture strikes again!!— David Mack (@davidmackau) November 23, 2021
what cancel culture has done to these men is unconscionable https://t.co/iEphw9EzmR— eve 6 grammy noms (@Eve6) November 23, 2021
Louis CK is nominated for a Grammy this year, another victim of cancel culture, which is as real as it is dangerous— Jesse “The Helpman” Hett (@jessethehett) November 23, 2021
You really can’t tell me that cancel culture exists when Louis CK, Dr Luke & Dave Chappelle have all received Grammy nominations today— Jeffrey Ingold (@Jefflez) November 23, 2021
Louis CK can shove his Grammy nomination up Mel Gibson's ass.— (((Joshua Malina))) (@JoshMalina) November 23, 2021
Yay, Cancel Culture!
Louis CK and Marilyn Manson are both nominated for Grammy’s but tell me more about how cancel culture is out of control— Drew Landry (@MrDrewLandry) November 23, 2021
So Marilyn Manson, Louis CK, Dave Chappelle, and DaBaby are all nominated for Grammy Awards.— Jeremy Thomas⦻ (@jthomas411mania) November 23, 2021
Someone tell me how "cancel culture" irrevocably ruins people's careers again. Just for old times' sake. pic.twitter.com/A8PnV6cMKt