What is up with Stefano Gabbana? The co-founder of Dolce & Gabbana has been receiving backlash after he said that Selena Gomez was “so ugly”—no provocation at all. It’s like he just felt like saying it out of nowhere.
The rude comment was made on The Catwalk Italia’s post that featured Selena’s best red gown looks. Stefano wrote, “È proprio brutta!!!” (She’s so ugly!!!) As of writing, he hasn’t addressed the situation but fans and celebrities alike have been defending Selena since the comment spread on social media.
In the comments section of The Catwalk Italia’s post, 13 Reasons Why star Tommy Dorfman answered back at Stefano. “You’re tired and over. Your homophobic, misogynistic, body-shaming existence will not thrive in 2018. It is no longer tolerable or chic. please take many seats,” he said.
Singer Julia Michaels tweeted her support to Selena, saying, “Just here to tell you that you are one of the most beautiful women I know, inside and out. I love you always.” Miley Cyrus also stood up for her former Disney colleague.
@selenagomez just here to tell you that you are one of the most beautiful women I know, inside and out. I love you always.
— Julia Michaels (@juliamichaels) June 13, 2018
Miley defended Selena Gomez on Instagram after designer Stefano Gabbana called her “ugly.” Love that Miley stood up for her 💖 pic.twitter.com/MtAFkmyrIO
— Miley News Source (@MCNewsSource) June 14, 2018
Fashion watchdogs Diet Prada also called out Stefano on Instagram Stories and included the hashtag “#saysorrytoselena.”
Of course, the Selenators didn’t fail to keep up with the drama and even updated everyone on how many followers Stefano has lost since making that comment. They also offered encouraging words to their beloved Selena.
Stefano Gabbana co-founder of "Dolce & Gabbana" has called Selena Gomez ugly and in less than six hours has lost more than 200,000 followers and his company has fallen by 60% in shares. Selena never loses pic.twitter.com/aZzBWNL9SS
— Selena Gomez Updates (@seIenaIatest) June 13, 2018
if Selena Gomez is considered ugly, then i want to be ugly too pic.twitter.com/R0kiB3Mno3
— sg. (@SelenaGomezIs14) June 13, 2018
Stefano Gabbana (co-founder of Dolce & Gabbana) said that Selena Gomez was ugly and from that comment the actions of his company decreased by 60% and a huge portion of his followers unfollowed, in case it was not clear: KEEP SELENA’S NAME OUT OF YOUR DAMN MOUTH. pic.twitter.com/YsFV1m7jnV
— Hoe (@selscum) June 13, 2018
we're in 21st century but still some ppl think body shaming is cool.imagine calling SELENA GOMEZ ugly ugh dude you messed up and you touched a wrong fandom.but nvm,we love you Sel ur beautiful! #SelenaYouAreBeautiful pic.twitter.com/n6cCFjm6md
— wig (@qomezoutsold) June 13, 2018
This isn’t the first time that Stefano has bullied celebrities. E! News reported that he’s made harsh comments about Victoria Beckham and Kate Moss in the past. Yikes.
The lesson here? Keep your horrible opinions to yourself and don’t comment them where people could see.
Photo courtesy of Selena Gomez’s Instagram account
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