Actress Sydney Sweeney went live on Instagram on Saturday to address a trending tweet calling her ugly.
“Apparently I am trending on Twitter right now for being ugly,” Sweeney said in the video.” I think it’s really important for people to see how words actually affect people.”
“I know everyone says, ‘You can’t read things,’ and ‘you shouldn’t read things,’ but like, I’m a f*cking person!” Sweeney added. “I’m just sitting here with my dog Tink watching HGTV wearing my Snuggie …”
#Euphoria star Sydney Sweeney turns to Instagram Live in tears after trending on Twitter due to a viral post mocking her appearance:
“I think it’s really important for people to see how words actually affect people.” pic.twitter.com/M9viGqAjbf
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) May 9, 2021
“People need to be nicer on social media, because this is really f*cked up,” she concluded the Instagram live.
The original tweet, which has been removed from Twitter for violating the social media site’s rules, called Sweeney a “Muppet” and “ugly,” Page Six noted.
Lmaooo I even forgot what the tweet said they calling me a trump supporter and mean girl over this mental illness me thinks pic.twitter.com/GIQULUFveW
— ????❤️???????? (@IiCUNTs) May 9, 2021
Another tweet from the user showed Sweeney with a t-shirt on and read, “Here I’m gonna FORCE y’all to look at her with no boobs look at it.”