Coates gets backlash saying Olympics are on, no matter virus Thomas Bach Osaka International Olympic Committee Asia Mainichi Shimbun- Tempemail

If John Coates was trying to stir controversy, he succeeded. An International Olympic Committee vice president, Coates was asked a few days ago by a Japanese reporter at an online news conference if the Tokyo Olympics would go ahead, even if a state of emergency were in force in Japan. Continue Reading

Amazon’s denial of workers peeing in bottles sparks questions and backlash | Life and style

To paraphrase one of the most iconic tweets of the past 10 years, Amazon’s recent denial about employees not being forced to urinate in bottles at work has people asking a lot of questions already answered by the denial. In a tweet sent last night, the official Amazon News account Continue Reading

Dixie D’Amelio faces backlash over ‘privileged’ comments about attending college- Tempemail

Dixie D’Amelio is facing backlash from fans for being “privileged” after revealing her reasons for staying close to home and deciding not to attend college. The TikTok star, 19, discussed her choice to skip college during a YouTube video with Vogue, which saw D’Amelio followed by the magazine for a Continue Reading

Influencer Kimberley Garner defends posting beach pictures amid online backlash- Tempemail

Kimberley Garner has brushed off the growing backlash aimed at influencers posting about  “work trips” abroad while the rest of the country remains in lockdown. The former Made in Chelsea star is currently in Miami and is one of many reality influencers who have been slammed by home secretary Priti Continue Reading

‘Victim-blaming’ advert for make-up wipe withdrawn in China after backlash- Tempemail

A cosmetics company in China was forced to pull an advert for make-up removal wipes after it prompted a widespread backlash on social media for victim-blaming.  Produced by Chinese cotton brand Purcotton, the advert shows a woman being stalked in a dim-light alley.  As the stalker catches up with the Continue Reading

‘I can’t comprehend it’: woman who miscarried on Australian roadside says public backlash is hurtful | Australia news- Tempemail

The public’s response this week to Nicole Clark’s harrowing story may be the most shocking part. On New Year’s Day, Clark, 31, had a miscarriage in a gully on the side of the road in Berri, in rural South Australia, after a combination of bad luck, incomplete advice from some Continue Reading

Taiwanese horror game pulled from sale again after backlash in China | Games

An award-winning Taiwanese horror game was removed from storefronts by the beleaguered developer CD Projekt Red amid a backlash from Chinese gamers, hours after it was put on sale. Devotion, a PC game that chronicles the life of a Taiwanese family in a religious cult in the 1980s, was released Continue Reading

Gap deletes sweatshirt tweet about US election after it sparks backlash: ‘We remain optimistic’- Tempemail

Gap has deleted a tweet about the US presidential election after it sparked instantaneous criticism on social media. “The one thing we know, is that together, we can move forward,” the tweet, which has since been deleted, read. The attempt at promoting unity was met with criticism from people on Continue Reading

The Wiggles star apologises after ‘Pappadum Song’ from 2014 faces cultural sensitivity backlash- Tempemail

A member of the hit Australian children’s musical group The Wiggles has apologised after a clip from 2014 was deemed “culturally insensitive”. “The Pappadum Song” was originally featured on the Wiggle House release, and sees purple Wiggle Lachlan sing the word “pappadum” over and over again, alongside the other Wiggles, Continue Reading

Twitter faces backlash over abuse policy in wake of Trump illness | Technology- Tempemail

Twitter is facing a growing backlash in the wake of Donald Trump’s Covid-19 diagnosis as users accuse it of double standards in the way it polices those who wish death on others. Filmmaker Ava DuVernay and former children’s laureate Malorie Blackman OBE are among thousands of Twitter users to accuse Continue Reading