BACK ONTO YOUR PLANTATION, WOMEN AND MINORITIES! – All diversity is good, except diversity of opinion. Celebs the hardest hit:

Singer Shania Twain has apologized for saying she would have backed Donald Trump if she had been eligible to vote in the 2016 US presidential election.

The Canadian said on Twitter that she did not “hold any common moral beliefs” with Trump and regretted appearing to endorse him in an interview with the Guardian that was published Sunday.”I would have voted for him because, even though he was offensive, he seemed honest,” the newspaper quoted her as saying. “Do you want straight or polite? Not that you shouldn’t be able to have both. If I were voting, I just don’t want bulls**t. I would have voted for a feeling that it was transparent. And politics has a reputation of not being that, right?” Twain said.

Meanwhile at The Daily Beast:
In the case of West, the rapper’s controversy came on the heels of his sudden return to Twitter. “I love the way Candace Owens thinks,” Kanye tweeted, voicing support for the outspoken anti-Black Lives Matter advocate and creator of “Red Pill Black,” who describes herself as a “reformed liberal.” Fans were shocked and disappointed in Kanye’s tweet, but he seemed to respond to the initial criticism via another vague Twitter missive: “We have freedom of speech but not freedom of thought.”
On one level of course it doesn’t matter what celebrities think. Like everyone else they are entitled to their views, but being famous and/or good at singing or acting doesn’t mean their political and other opinions are better thought out and more valid that those of an average person on the street. On another level though an average person in the street generally doesn’t feel pressured to renounce, clarify or apologise for their views if these views stray from the progressive narrative. This is because the society in general entertains a much wider spectrum of beliefs than the entertainment industry. Needless to say, that a famous performer needs to abase herself or himself for being sympathetic to a democratically elected politician who enjoys the support of half the country tells you more about the state of the entertainment industry than the society in general.