Williams lashed out at the 20-year-old on Tuesday, calling her “entitled” and “stupid” after she posted her first video to YouTube since news broke about the college admissions scandal. Olivia Jade’s parents, actress Lori Loughlin and fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, are accused of paying a disgraced college admissions consultant $500,000 in bribes to get their daughters, Olivia Jade and Bella Giannuli, into the University of Southern California.
Both have pleaded “not guilty” to the charges.
Williams told her audience she thinks officials should “lock the mother up,” and said Olivia Jade’s father should “keep sewing those clothes.”
Her message to Olivia Jade was blunter: “Your parents rigged the system and your mom’s going to jail.”
“You waited 9 months. Too soon, little girl,” said Williams of Olivia Jade’s return to YouTube.
Viewers took to Twitter and many agreed with Williams’ perspective:
wendy williams called out olivia jade's white privilege pic.twitter.com/ngZSSd47PT— Normani's Payroll (@normanispayroll) December 2, 2019
Olivia Jade returning to YouTube is a reminder that if you are white/rich you can get away with anything, and that education is a PRIVILEGE. (And her apathy towards education is disgusting)— M (@michaeltanner00) December 2, 2019
The fact that people still support Olivia Jade after this whole college admission scandal boggles my mind— sassy cassie💞🌴 (@caskraj) December 2, 2019
But others said Olivia Jade deserves a second chance:
I feel so sorry for her. Her parents told the world: We think our daughter is too stupid to get into college. Trying to spin that: We did it out of love. Just doesn’t quite work. Olivia Jade, hang in there.— GrannyScopp (@GrannyScopp) December 2, 2019
Unpopular opinion: this happens ALL of the time and Olivia Jade does not single handedly deserve all of the hate https://t.co/MbcJ8ZnGpo— macy 🤪 (@macynoeLOL) December 2, 2019
why r people hating on olivia jade's new video ? like she didnt know her mom was gonna do what she did ??? leave the poor girl alone— leanne ♡ 13 days (@lavendersdiors) December 2, 2019
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