Chrissy Teigen is once more rubbing people the wrong direction thanks to a recent “Squid Game”Party called “tone-deaf”Keyboard critics
The “Cravings”Author, 35, and John Legend, 42, hosted a lavish party based on the popular South Korean Netflix series. It centers on people who are in extreme financial debt and risk their lives by attempting a series of dangerous tasks.
The famous couple enlisted the help of party planners Wife of the Party to construct the event, People magazine reported, and transform the couple’s California home to look like the show’s set.
The event featured a maze staircase and bunk beds, as well as large piggy banks filled with cash. Teigen also shared photos from the party via social media, which also featured a variety of “Squid Game” costumes.
“Where do I even begin!! what an absolutely epic night. my dream came true of watching my friends fight to the death,”The “Lip Sync Battle”The host wrote.
Actors such “Pretty Little Liars” star Shay Mitchell and Jesse Tyler Ferguson attended the all-star fête.
However, fans weren’t impressed by the party and slammed the mother of two’s choice of theme.
“I’m sorry rich people are literally so tone-deaf,”One user commented. “‘Squid Game’ was literally about people whose lives were so awful because of being poor that they’d rather play a game of literal life or death to escape going back to poverty and Chrissy Teigen is really reenacting it in her mansion.”
Another fan wrote, “Usually I’m a fan of Chrissy Teigen but there’s something super f–ked up and weird about spending the weekend cosplaying ‘Squid Game’ with your incredibly rich friends.”
“This is so beyond tone-deaf as a millionaire to invite your rich friends over and reenact ‘Squid Game,’ which is rooted in the violence of capitalism,”One person lamented.
A fan was also added “Why do rich people always miss the whole entire point?”
Others simply called the soirée “cringe,”Teigen was blasted by us! “complete lack of self-awareness.”
Of course, it’s not Teigen’s first time being branded as “tone-deaf”Use social media and follow up “canceled.” The former Sports Illustrated model has angered the internet over many different topics over the years — some of which, like bullying, caused her to leave social media entirely. She once revealed that Legend and she were tricked into spending $13,000 on a Cabernet bottle.
“Did you recover?” one person tweeted in response. “Meanwhile people are out here drowning in debt, losing their homes, and can’t afford to see a doctor.”