If you watch tiktok videos or use the app to make videos then you will surely know who Willy Wonka is. For the people who don’t use tiktok or who don’t see tiktok videos, let me tell you who Willy Wonka is and why is he getting cancelled on tiktok
Who is Willy Wonka?
Willy Wonka is actually a character from the 1994 movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Willy Wonka is like his pet/nick name and his original name is Willard Wonka. Duke Depp who is always enacting as Willy Wonka or is dressed as him and making tiktoks is a very famous celebrity. He has been verified on tiktok. (Being verified on any social media app is basically saying that I’m not someone else, this is my real identity. There a lot of steps to go through the verification process). He was born on 12th December, 2000, in Salt City Lake, Utah, U.S. He is currently 19 years old.
What is the ‘Cancelled culture’ and why is it practiced on the social media?
The cancelled culture is basically a culture that is done on any social media app. The person on the social media gets to cancel any public figure even if they do one mistake. They go to an extent where the person at times has to delete his/her social media accounts or sometimes their career also gets affected, it just depends on the situation. Those people receive so much of hate on daily basis and to top that the cancel culture is sick. After a point it’s very sick.
Why is Willy Wonka cancelled on tiktok?
On 1st October, 2020, Thursday, Duke otherwise known as Willy Wonka posted a video on tiktok where he is speaking in Spanish and eating a Tortilla chips. A fan had asked if he can speak Spanish and to reply he posted that video of him speaking in Spanish. So many people commented and sent him hate because they thought he was being really racist. He later took down the video and apologised. He said his intentions where never to hurt anyone. At the same time so many people supported him and said that he doesn’t deserve to be ‘cancelled’.