Sweeney has previously supported the Black Lives Matter movement in his posts.
while others criticised Sweeney for associating with to her own family, with some even urging her to cut her parents out of her life.
“You guys this is wild. An innocent celebration for my moms milestone 60th birthday has turned into an absurd political statement, which was not the intention,” she tweeted. “Please stop making assumptions.”
It sometimes seems as though entertainers are held to higher standards than politicians; for some reason, a fringe of extremely online fans seem to expect actors to express perfectly progressive viewpoints at all times.
The Sweeney controversy can only lead to one conclusion: some fans need to step outside, take in some fresh air, and touch some grass.