James Charles defends himself and Charli D’Amelio in opposition to backlash in opposition to Brandon Bernard’s remarks
James Charles states that no good deed goes unpunished.
Like many other public figures, the YouTuber took to Twitter on Thursday December 10th to discuss the execution of Brandon Bernardwho was sentenced to death in 2000 for his involvement in the murders of Todd and Stacie Bagley. He wrote that his “heart aches” and added: “Disappointed but not surprised by the rejection of the SCOTUS petition. We need a government that listens to our voices. This king sucks.”
Charli D’Amelio Similarly, I expressed regret at Bernard’s execution when I wrote on Twitter, “After being off my phone all day, I checked on Twitter to see what was going on with Brandon Bernard and I am incredibly disgusted at killing him to see … he does. ” I don’t deserve this and it breaks my heart that our outdated legal system is taking the life of an undeserved man. “
However, one critic questioned the way James and Charli handled the situation. The Twitter user commented, “Isn’t weird what the first sentence is,” After you’ve been away from my phone all day, “like you’re a TikTok star. It’s weird how
@jamescharles @iamlorengray @dixiedamelio weren’t on their phones today? Brandon set trends all over the internet. It’s just weird. “