Madison Beer discovered herself in sizzling water after “romanticizing” the controversial 1955 novel “Lolita.”
The #MadisonBeerIsOverParty hashtag started trending on Twitter Monday night time after the singer stated it was one in every of her “favorite” books and admitted she “romanticizes” it throughout an Instagram Dwell session, HollywoodLife.com reported on Tuesday.
“I definitely do,” stated the 21-year-old to a fan on social media, as reported by the outlet. “But we’re not going to talk about that.”
“Lolita,” written by Vladimir Nabokov, facilities on a middle-aged man named Humbert Humbert and his obsession with a 12-year-old woman named Dolores Haze or “Lolita.” Humbert goes so far as to marry Lolita’s mom solely to get nearer to the kid.
“Lolita” acquired the Hollywood therapy in a 1962 movie directed by Stanley Kubrick after which once more in 1997 with Adrian Lyne adapting the stunning story.
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In a collection of now-deleted tweets, the “Good in Goodbye” singer wrote: “I said I romanticize it because to me it’s about a taboo relationship, not about the age,” Newsweek reported.
“That’s just how it reads to me. The movie has a much different take and I just liked the storyline,” Beer continued. I’d by no means condone pedophilia y’all… it’s a pretend story and a made-up e-book.”
Newsweek shared that Beer tried to additional make clear her stance on the fictional story.
“I also have said I romanticize Hannibal Lector, who plays a killer in a film,” she stated, referring to Dr. Hannibal Lecter. “He’s a character in a film and that’s not real. I don’t romanticize KILLERS in real life. It’s a fake made up thing.”
In response to HollywoodLife.com, Beer additionally stated in a now-deleted tweet that readers will all the time have their very own take of any e-book, together with “Lolita.”
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“People have their own interpretations of the book,” she wrote, as quoted by the outlet. “I didn’t write it. I just like it and don’t see it in the way others might. I’ve always known it’s a controversial book. But I’ve always said it’s my favorite. Because I just like that story. I like dark stories. Always have.”
After enduring backlash on social media, Beer apologized for her feedback on Twitter.
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“I love u guys & I’m sorry,” she wrote. “I misspoke and would never condone innaproproate (sic) relationships of any kind. I’m sincerely sorry for it seeming like I do. Let me make it clear – I do not. Have a good night.”
When a person urged Beer she ought to “think even longer” earlier than talking attributable to her platform, Beer responded, “Yes and I need to b mindful of other people’s experiences and I apologize sincerely. I’d never want to hurt anyone.”