Hollywood Cancelled: Social Media Shaking Tinseltown

In 2017, the global #MeToo movement swept through the US Entertainment Industry, culminating in a spate of high-profile firings, investigations, and even incarcerations such as that of disgraced studio boss Harvey Weinstein. Rumours of sexual harassment, gross misconduct and toxic behaviour have long been an open secret in Hollywood circles, where countless stories abound of young actors or crew members falling afoul of maleficence committed by those with the power to make or break their careers.

Celebrities in the Firing Line: When Fan Backlash Turns Toxic

One should never underestimate the power of a frustrated fan with an active internet connection. Sonic the Hedgehog director Jeff Fowler experienced this first-hand, when the wrath of Sonic fans worldwide descended upon his head the second the first trailer for his film hit the web.