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Taylor Swift and fans call out 'Ginny & Georgia' for 'lazy, deeply sexist' joke

The artful, scheming Ginny and Georgia might have lastly met their match: Taylor Swift fans.

The mother-daughter duo had greater than sufficient issues to take care of within the first season of Netflix’s newly released drama, which began streaming on Wednesday, however now they’ll add a displeased Taylor Swift and a military of outraged Swifties to their rising record of drama.

For these of you questioning what Ginny & Georgia did to unleash the unforgiving rage of Taylor Swift fans, your reply lies in a joke from the Season 1 finale, “The Worst Betrayal Since Jordyn and Kylie.”

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At one level within the episode, Georgia (Brianne Howey) inquires in regards to the relationship lifetime of her daughter, Ginny (Antonia Gentry), and Ginny, impolite as ever, replies, “What do you care? You undergo males sooner than Taylor Swift.”

Fans of the singer have been fast to clock the joke made at Swift’s expense, and they criticized the road for being misogynistic. Additionally they questioned the present’s creator (Sarah Lampert), its writers, and Netflix, for the roles performed in amplifying the joke.

On Sunday, “RESPECT TAYLOR SWIFT” started trending on Twitter (amassing greater than 50,000 tweets) and the road from the present continued to realize extra and extra on-line traction. By Monday morning, the fan-driven sentiment was nonetheless trending, and Swift  — who’s been fielding critiques of her relationship life for years — took a second to talk on the joke herself.

Hey Ginny & Georgia, 2010 referred to as and it desires its lazy, deeply sexist joke again. How about we cease degrading exhausting working ladies by defining this horse shit as FuNnY. Additionally, @netflix after Miss Americana this outfit doesn’t look cute on you 💔 Glad Girls’s Historical past Month I suppose pic.twitter.com/2X0jEOXIWp

— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) March 1, 2021

“Hey Ginny & Georgia, 2010 referred to as and it desires its lazy, deeply sexist joke again. How about we cease degrading exhausting working ladies by defining this horse shit as FuNnY,” Swift tweeted earlier than continuing to call out Netflix, which launched her documentary Miss Americana in 2020.

“Additionally, @netflix after Miss Americana this outfit doesn’t look cute on you… Glad Girls’s Historical past Month I suppose,” she tweeted alongside a screenshot of the road underneath hearth.

On Monday morning after Swift’s tweet, Miss Americana, “GO OFF QUEEN” (a message of help for the singer), and “Ginny” have been all trending on Twitter. Swift fans have additionally began flooding Ginny & Georgia’s pages on widespread assessment websites together with IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes with destructive person critiques of the present — a tactic that is typically carried out by poisonous fans, so it is value noting that it isn’t the most effective look.

Newly posted critiques declare the collection is “misogynistic,” “disappointing,” and promotes “ladies maintaining different ladies down.” The present additionally at the moment has an average audience score of 10%, although that seems to be frequently falling because the day goes on.

Because of this we will not have good issues, Ginny.

Mashable has reached out to Netflix and Ginny & Georgia creator Sarah Lampert for remark.

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