How does cancel culture work, exactly?

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If you’re one of the more outspoken people out there, like me, you’ll have heard of this “cancel culture” happening in the past 2–3 years, seemingly out of nowhere.
Whether it has affected people like James Gunn and Kevin Hart for tweets they made years prior, or Eminem for random lyrics, people mostly seem to target celebs and/or artists, for some reason. Maybe they’re more in the spotlight?

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