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2020 is wild. Not because of the pandemic, but because I know so much about James Charles now. I-

The makeup guru is in hot water yet again because of a shady Tweet he blasted at Alicia Keys. He was under the impression Keys was coming out with a makeup line, so he said the following: 

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“People who do not wear makeup should not be coming out with makeup brands but that’s just my opinion.”

Yikes... interestingly, Keys is coming out with a skin care line... not makeup. 

James deleted his Tweet and issued an apology:

“Yesterday I posted a subtweet about how I thought some celebrities shouldn’t launch makeup lines,” he wrote. “It was about @aliciakeys.”

He added: “A few years ago, she announced that she no longer would wear makeup, so I was bothered because many celebrities come into the beauty space as a cash grab without any actual passion and then leave.”

“I deleted the tweet after a few minutes because it’s childish to indirect tweet someone & I am not the gatekeeper of makeup. Anyone should be able to secure their bag and its not up to me which brands people should or shouldn’t support."

“I’m now glad that I did delete it because after reading further, I learned that the beauty line is SKINCARE,” Charles wrote. “This was my mistake and I should’ve read more before tweeting, because literally who better to talk about keeping your skin clear without makeup?”

“Regardless of my intention with my tweet, it ended up being a microaggression against someone I respect, so to @aliciakeys I owe a direct apology — I’m sorry.”

Imagine if Alicia put Charles on blast for his singing career. :jj: 

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It’s not like he has a record deal to pursue his musical skills. He is merely singing in front of his phone.   Miss Alicia on the other hand should stay in her lane or is she a complete flop and her

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I think the pandemic has made all of us gone crazy... All of a sudden, I know who these people are... Like, why do I all of a sudden care for these social media influencers?

But that was rather quick of Charles to tweet such a statement. Then again, Charles is still young, and figuring out what's right or wrong. I just hope these influencers learn to do better :selenerz:

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His initial statement about people making makeup as a cash grab is so true tbh

I think it's mature that he admitted right away who he was talking about and acknowledged that he was actually wrong about her even releasing makeup lol

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