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#Backlash

# backlash - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Actor who played Jar Jar Binks says backlash over film made him consider suicide

In 2015, the film’s creator George Lucas revealed that Jar Jar was inspired by Disney’s Goofy.

# backlash - Friday 13 April, 2018

BBC defends plans to broadcast Enoch Powell's Rivers of Blood speech for the first time

The controversial 1968 speech by a Conservative MP warned Britain against immigration.

# backlash - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'Cyber persecution' - Ulster Rugby fans take full page ad calling for Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding to be reinstated to team

The ad bemoans the ‘social media backlash’ against last month’s not-guilty verdicts in what became known as the Belfast rugby rape trial.

# backlash - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting

The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.

# backlash - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Lewis Hamilton apologises after he's accused of 'shaming' his nephew for wearing a princess dress Backlash This post contains videos

Lewis Hamilton apologises after he's accused of 'shaming' his nephew for wearing a princess dress

Hamilton has since deleted a video of his nephew he shared on Instagram.

# backlash - Friday 1 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge Pamela Anderson has been accused of victim blaming following these comments on the Harvey Weinstein scandal Backlash

Pamela Anderson has been accused of victim blaming following these comments on the Harvey Weinstein scandal

“You know what you’re getting into if you’re going into a hotel room alone.”

# backlash - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Simon Harris says HPV vaccine saves lives, after speaking to Finian McGrath about his concerns

McGrath had called for the vaccine to be banned.

# backlash - Friday 28 July, 2017

There's been a surge in complaints about Irish 'influencers' plugging products Exclusive

Three times the amount of complaints have been received so far in 2017 compared to all of last year.

# backlash - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 'Tipp have a bit of ammunition because people have spoken harshly on them, unjustified in my view' Backlash

'Tipp have a bit of ammunition because people have spoken harshly on them, unjustified in my view'

Liam Sheedy feels the Tipperary can learn a lot from their league final trouncing by Galway.

# backlash - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

From The42 Sunderland slam Moyes's slap threat to female reporter as 'wholly unacceptable' Backlash

Sunderland slam Moyes's slap threat to female reporter as 'wholly unacceptable'

However, the club insist the manager’s job is not at risk.

# backlash - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

UK landlord bans 'coloured' people as they leave his properties 'smelling like curry'

“And I’d do it again,” Fergus Wilson said.

# backlash - Saturday 25 February, 2017

From The42 'Absolute joke', 'greed', 'RIP club football' - GAA players hit out at new football format Backlash

'Absolute joke', 'greed', 'RIP club football' - GAA players hit out at new football format

The Super 8 proposal was passed at Congress this morning.

# backlash - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From The42 Former All Black slams 'disrespectful' haka performed against Ireland Outcry

Former All Black slams 'disrespectful' haka performed against Ireland

Craig Dowd feels the use of the Kapa O Pango highlighted the poor preparation done by Steve Hansen’s side.

# backlash - Monday 24 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge The Honey G backlash is in full swing - here's what you need to know Honey G

The Honey G backlash is in full swing - here's what you need to know

Honey to the G, that’s you for me…

# backlash - Friday 5 August, 2016

The party of Nelson Mandela has had its worst electoral result since apartheid

The ANC has even lost control of the municipality of Nelson Mandela Bay.

# backlash - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Ghostbusters backlash reflects sexism problem in Hollywood

The all-female reboot of Ghostbusters hits Irish cinemas on 15 July.

# backlash - Monday 9 May, 2016

From The42 Offaly boss slams 'cowards' for outburst of abuse in wake of Westmeath defeat Backlash

Offaly boss slams 'cowards' for outburst of abuse in wake of Westmeath defeat

Eamonn Kelly made his feelings clear following his side’s three-point win against Carlow on Saturday.

# backlash - Friday 22 April, 2016

Travel advice given to LGBT tourists over North Carolina bathroom law

A number of high profile musicians have cancelled gigs in North Carolina and Mississippi over anti-LGBT laws.

From The42 'AC Milan' performing a haka highlights everything that is wrong with modern football Oh Dear This post contains videos

'AC Milan' performing a haka highlights everything that is wrong with modern football

It was all part of an advertising campaign.

# backlash - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From The42 'Well done Adam, great to put your country on hold so you can fulfil your own schedule' Backlash

'Well done Adam, great to put your country on hold so you can fulfil your own schedule'

Australian golfer Adam Scott’s decision to skip the Olympics has not gone down well with some of his compatriots.

# backlash - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Dating website apologises for calling red hair and freckles 'imperfections'

People were not happy with Match.com’s campaign.

# backlash - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

From The42 Serena Williams leads 'disappointed' reaction to Djokovic comments on women's tennis Backlash

Serena Williams leads 'disappointed' reaction to Djokovic comments on women's tennis

Andy Murray says there should ’100%’ be equal pay for male and female competitors.

# backlash - Monday 14 March, 2016

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green? Easter Rising This post contains a poll

Poll: What do you make of the controversial 1916 banner at College Green?

Revisionism or just a fuller version of history?

# backlash - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

YouTube stars apologise for trying to trademark 'reaction' videos

The Fine Brothers reversed the decision after a major backlash saw them lose hundreds of thousands of subscribers.

# backlash - Thursday 28 January, 2016

From The42 Fury escapes punishment for comments on women, homosexuality and abortion Controversial

Fury escapes punishment for comments on women, homosexuality and abortion

The world heavyweight champion has not broken the law, so boxing authorities feel they cannot interfere.

# backlash - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

First arrest made over New Year's sex attacks in Cologne

More than 760 police reports have been filed in connection with German police.

# backlash - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Founder of 'white people' dating site says he's not racist as he dated a black woman once Backlash This post contains videos

Founder of 'white people' dating site says he's not racist as he dated a black woman once

Where White People Meet has been causing controversy in the US.

# backlash - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Department store criticised for ad that 'promotes date rape'

The ad features a man standing behind a woman with the text “Spike your friend’s eggnog when they’re not looking.”

# backlash - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

There’s already a backlash against the Instagram star who ‘quit social media’

Fellow YouTubers have taken issue with O’Neill’s stance against social media.

From The Daily Edge There’s already a backlash against the Instagram star who ‘quit social media’ Backlash

There’s already a backlash against the Instagram star who ‘quit social media’

Fellow YouTubers have taken issue with O’Neill’s stance against social media.

# backlash - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Crowds turn out for Dublin march in support of Jobstown protesters

The rally was organised in support of protesters charged with falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton.

# backlash - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Massive rise in donations to Anti-Austerity Alliance since Garda fundraising ban

Paul Murphy says the denial of a collection permit has been met with “a huge amount of support and shock.”

# backlash - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Is a Sam Smith backlash beginning to form? Backlash

Is a Sam Smith backlash beginning to form?

We investigated.

# backlash - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Chrissie Hynde criticised for saying high heels and ‘f*** me’ clothes could 'entice' a rapist

The Pretenders rocker has been accused of victim blaming.

# backlash - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Website pulls Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume amid complaints

Several others are still selling it, though.

# backlash - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Has the Taylor Swift backlash begun? Looks like it Backlash

Has the Taylor Swift backlash begun? Looks like it

Have people begun to turn on Tay Tay?

# backlash - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Crackdown on rough sleeping in London hipster hotspots sparks outrage

Rough sleepers could be fined up to €1,360 in some of London’s most sought after boroughs.

# backlash - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge The new host of The Daily Show has been accused of being sexist and anti-Semitic Backlash

# backlash - Friday 27 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dublin hotel offer Ed Sheeran tickets for 5-star reviews, to beat the backlash Backlash

Dublin hotel offer Ed Sheeran tickets for 5-star reviews, to beat the backlash

It doesn’t even matter if you haven’t been there.

# backlash - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dove’s new Twitter campaign encouraging women to ‘speak beautiful’ has backfired Backlash
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