Jennifer Aniston's new Christmas tree ornament just caused a crazy amount of backlash
We have just lived through the weirdest, craziest, worst year ever – and personally, I think there is nothing wrong with acknowledging that – and even poking a little fun at just how flipping INSANE these past 10 months have been.
However, it seems the world of social media is having none of that.
Jennifer Aniston recently got herself in a lot of trouble after sharing her new Christmas ornament in an Instagram story – and why? Because the ornament in question acknowledged the crazy Covid times in which we live.
The wooden engraved ornament read "Our first pandemic 2020."
To be fair, Aniston didn't even include a caption or even identify if the ornament as hers, but people on social media (who clearly have too much time on their hands) assumed it was and that resulted in some people accusing the actress of being morbid and offensive to the many people who have lost loved ones to Covid-19.
Yes, really. Over a Christmas tree ornament.
A Twitter user said, “I don’t think the kids down the street who lost their mother to Covid would find this funny.”
“I think it’s funny. Y’all can’t take a sarcastic joke …” one of them said.
Another Twitter user said, “Wow!” and, “It’s just a freaking ornament people.”
Other social media users defended the 51-year-old and claimed Aniston was merely acknowledging these bizarre times we have just lived though, and pointed out that the actress has actually been a strong advocate of wearing masks and has been encouraging her millions of followers to shop at small businesses to help them stay afloat.