Jennifer Aniston is facing backlash for comments made about the influential culture and the way young people find fame.
Aniston, 53, talks about fame in 2022 to Sebastian Stan, 39, during an Actors interview on Actors. He described how celebrities like Paris Hilton and Monica Lewinsky rose to fame with the rise of internet culture.
They were discussing a Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee Jones sex tape, which prompted the “Friends” star to talk about internet culture at the time of the leak.
“It was right at the time when the Internet really shaped a new culture about people being famous,” she said. “This thing of people getting famous for doing basically nothing. I mean — Paris Hilton, Monica Lewinsky, all of them.”
Hilton’s sex tape with then-boyfriend Rick Salomon was leaked to the Internet in 2004, and Lewinsky was notorious in a sex scandal with former President Bill Clinton in 1998.
“I always say that I consider myself lucky that we got a little taste of the industry before what it is today, which is different — more streaming services, more people,” Aniston said.
“You are famous from Tiktok. You are famous from YouTube. You are famous from Instagram,” she added. “It’s almost like it’s sabotaging our actor’s job.”
Fans are accusing him of trying.”gatekeeper” Fame.
Some pointed out that Aniston’s parents, John Aniston and Nancy Dow, are both actors, and suggested that they benefited from nepotism.
“Jennifer Aniston (Nepotism Baby) wants to talk about reducing actors’ jobs. Right,” one person wrote,
“No, in a way I see what she’s saying, but her parents are actors too,” another Told,
“Both his parents were veteran actors,” a Twitter user said. wrote, “If someone has talent and the only thing that keeps them away from success is nepotism *ahem*, discrimination, lack of opportunity in general, etc., then they should use these networks to create a platform for themselves. Why not use it?”
Others spoke in Aniston’s defense, arguing that they were right to say that the Internet and social media platforms have changed who gets the roles.
“He’s not wrong… was revolutionizing the early 00s. You really must have talent,” one fan wrote,
“Although he has a point. Trained actors and those just coming out of training are being sidelined for some time without any training for influencers. And this is happening across the board, caste. /Class doesn’t matter. Those influential people are usually white too,” others couple,