While the vast majority those checking out Lil Dicky‘s most recent Chris Brown-featured music video ended up loving it, some fans were not as enthusiastic. Landing at the first position on our weekly Top 100 chart, HNHH readers enjoyed the creative concept and comical cameos at the end the clip. Fans Ed Sheeran and Kendall Jenner on the other hand… not so much. When Kendall retweeted LD’s announcement the video, fans blew up her mentions, mostly for daring to appear in a video alongside Chris Brown.
Chris’ controversial past has been well-documented over the years, with a history domestic abuse completely changing his image to fans. Several Jenner’s supporters were angry about her decision to star in the clip, asking why she’s “supporting an abuser.” Kendall is not the only star getting flack for their inclusion alongside Breezy as pop star Ed Sheeran has also upset some his supporters. Neither Lil Dicky or Chris Brown have responded to the controversy as both continue to promote the video, which has garnered over 13 million views at the time publication.
The backlash recalls an article we recently wrote about supporting artists who are inherently problematic. Do you have a problem when artists choose to creatively connect with somebody that has proven to be controversial, like Chris Brown? Check out some the tweets below.