Journalist sparks backlash by saying Queen Elizabeth should have died instead of famous actress — Analysis

He wrote articles for British Vogue as well as New York Magazine about issues like mental health, social justice, and so on.

A US-based journalist with bylines in several established publications has deleted her Twitter after sending shockwaves across the platform by seemingly wishing death upon Britain’s Queen Elizabeth on New Years’ Eve.

Nylah Burton is a Chicago-based writer and also serves as an editor. “sexual assault prevention specialist”Bustle reports that she was a huge controversy-maker after her response to Betty White’s passing, not sending condolences as such, but rather by wishing the death of another person — the British monarch.

“BETTY WHITES IS DEATH!” Why wouldn’t Queen Elizabeth have done it?Burton said the following in her now defunct Twitter account: “Friday evening. 

Burton, who was not afraid of backlash from her comment, continued to make her point in several tweets.

“Why not Queen Elizabeth?? The universe took the wrong old white lady smdh,” Burton replied to a commenter, who denounced her peculiar take on Betty White’s death as “a revolting thing to say.”

Burton locked the account later and then appeared to finally remove it. As of Friday night, it was still not accessible.

While the sentiment was being criticized, those who were opposed to it quickly appealed to Burton’s old outlets to get their opinions in an apparent attempt at redress. “cancel”The journalist.

“This is appalling and requires immediate action,”One commenter wroteVogue Magazine, and Conde Nast Publishing House were also tagged. Twitter Support was alerted by others. demandingIt bans journalists under its supervision “hate speech” laws.

Piers Morgan, a prominent British journalist and TV personality joined inOn the criticism, Burton is also called a “disgusting piece of work”These are her comments. 

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Burton also wrote for Vogue and New York Magazine. She was also a contributor to ESSENCE and Alma, Bustle and Alma, as well as Shondaland (a production company that Shonda Rhimes founded), where she is described by her profile, “An artist who writes about the beauty and art of storytelling.” “weirdo.” She typically reports on the issues of social justice, identity, mental health and has penned several essays on Jews of color.

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