Meghan Trainor Apologizes After Dealing with Backlash For Saying ‘F**ok Academics’ On Her Podcast

Meghan Trainor’s current feedback about lecturers landed her in some scorching water!

What occurred? Nicely, social media persona Trisha Paytas joined the 29-year-old singer and her brother Ryan Coach on their podcast known as Workin’ On It to speak about parenthood. Through the dialog on Wednesday, Meghan revealed that she and her husband, Daryl Sabara, deliberate to homeschool their youngsters because of the epidemic of mass shootings in colleges throughout America:

“We’re homeschooling our youngsters. Everybody on TikTok is like, ‘That is what it’s like having youngsters in America. I’ve a bulletproof backpack.’ I used to be like, f**ok all that.”

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Trisha agreed with the All About That Bass songstress, including that they’re involved about bullying from different youngsters or lecturers. That’s when Meghan chimed in to say:

“F**ok lecturers, dude.”

Yeah… Not cool. Her remark rapidly sparked backlash on social media, with many individuals expressing disappointment in Meghan. They wrote on Twitter:

“Meghan Trainor received’t ship her youngsters to high school due to the rising gun violence. Truthful level. However… earlier than cussing lecturers, did she think about that lecturers go to high school daily, prepared to sacrifice their very own lives for youths like hers? However ya know…f*** lecturers, proper?”

“Listening to @Meghan_Trainor discuss dismissively about public colleges is so disappointing. So many college students should go to public faculty as a result of they don’t have the cash or accessibility for personal faculty or homeschooling. Academics are superheroes doing the perfect for his or her youngsters,”

“Meghan Trainor’s feedback about lecturers makes me unhappy. We get the quick finish of the stick all. the. time. We’re underpaid, undervalued, and so severely underneath appreciated. It simply actually sucks to see celebrities [s**t] on us too.”

“no as a result of meghan trainor saying fuck lecturers is so gross???? like i genuinely haven’t any phrases.”

“There are clearly dangerous lecturers. There are dangerous folks in each career. So it could be cool if @Meghan_Trainor might make clear what she meant by saying “f**ok lecturers” at a time once we’re going by means of hell already”

One TikToker named @galsgotmoxie completely summed up why her comment was very hurtful to so many individuals, saying in a viral response video about what’s been like to show throughout and post-pandemic:

“We’re getting into a time the place lecturers are going through head-on the emotional toll the pandemic took on these youngsters. And we’re seeing behaviors that we’re not taught methods to cope with. They’re not behaviors we noticed rising up both. I’ve skilled lecturers who’ve taught for many years coming to me and saying to me that educating has by no means been so tough as it’s proper now.”

She continued:

“And now, Meghan’s proper. Dad and mom do ship their youngsters to high school with bulletproof backpacks and who do you assume is anticipated to make use of their physique as a defend through the moments when these backpacks are essential? It’s the lecturers. This tells me you realize it’s dangerous Meghan – dangerous sufficient you’re prepared to make use of your cash and assets to attempt to keep away from it. In the meantime, folks like me and those that can’t afford to get out of public faculty are working and simply doing our greatest to make it the perfect we presumably can. Educators have been by means of rather a lot just lately, so to listen to such a imply, out-of-touch take with such an enormous platform is de facto disappointing. Academics don’t want any extra hate and misunderstanding thrown their means along with your phrases”

Nicely mentioned. You may see your complete video (beneath):


“F— lecturers, dude.” – Meghan Trainor ???????? #meghantrainor #teachersoftiktok #teachertok

♬ original sound – galsgotmoxie


And now, Meghan is addressing her feedback and providing up an apology. She took to TikTok on Sunday to say:

“Academics of TikTok and lecturers of the world, I just lately mentioned ‘F lecturers’ on the podcast and it’s not how I really feel. I used to be fired up as a result of we had been speaking about how sending your child to high school right here in America is so horrific.

The Grammy winner then claimed Trisha’s story made her really feel offended on the time as a result of she and Daryl had been bullied by educators prior to now, which is why she made the touch upon the podcast:

“I didn’t imply [to say that about] all lecturers. I like lecturers, I combat for lecturers. I feel they’ve the toughest job and they’re essentially the most underpaid. They’re essentially the most unappreciated after they actually elevate all of us. I don’t wish to make excuses, I simply wish to [say] I’m so sorry. I’m so sorry to any lecturers I made really feel dangerous and I’ll remind myself that my phrases positively might have a consequence and I will probably be extra cautious.”

Meghan additionally took a second to thank @galsgotmoxie for her clarification, writing within the caption:

“@galsgotmoxie thanks for making your video and for bringing consideration to this. I’m sorry for being careless with my phrases. I LOVE lecturers and I’m right here for you. Let’s work to make colleges a greater place collectively”


@galsgotmoxie thanks for making your video and for bringing consideration to this. I’m sorry for being careless with my phrases. I LOVE lecturers and I’m right here for you ❤️ Let’s work to make colleges a greater place collectively

♬ original sound – Meghan Trainor

Glad to see Meghan taking accountability and clarifying her phrases. What are your ideas on the controversy, Perezcious readers? Sound OFF within the feedback beneath.

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