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Jeffree Star Is Getting Dragged For His New “Cremated” Palette During The Coronavirus Pandemic

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Jeffree Star Is Getting Dragged For His New “Cremated” Palette During The Coronavirus Pandemic

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Talk about bad timing.

Jeffree Star is no stranger to his fair share of controversy, but his latest one might be the most outrageous yet.

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On Friday, the makeup artist and YouTuber announced the launch of his eyeshadow palette and collection, called “Cremated,” and I don’t even have to tell you how well* that went over on social media.

“Introducing the CREMATED eyeshadow palette & collection!!!!…Get ready to be deceased,” he wrote.

People were quick to call out the beauty guru, with many pointing out how tone-deaf it is to release a product called “Cremated” during the coronavirus pandemic:

j*ffree st*r releasing a palette called CREMATED in the middle of a pandemic is so fucking tone deaf

Some said that the product launch “could have waited until until thousands aren’t dying daily”:

@JeffreeStar Um wtf people are being CREMATED because the mortuaries have run out of space. Bad timing. This could have waited until thousands aren’t dying daily.smfh.

Others shared personal stories about family members they loss due to COVID-19 and called his announcement “bad timing”:

@JeffreeStar My grandma had to be cremated after she died from Covid. This seems like bad timing for such a product.

This person simply said the name was “insane”:

Meanwhile, fans argued that Jeffree first trademarked the name in September of last year, and couldn’t change the packaging “in a moment’s notice”:

People complaining about the name of the new @JeffreeStar collection, it’s not that deep 🤦‍♀️ Yes we’re in a pandemic but he named it forever ago and can’t change packaging in a moment’s notice. #cremated #crematedpalette

Over on Instagram, others also defended him:

However, many reiterated the sentiments that the launch was distasteful during this time:

It’s safe to say that people are NOT happy with the name:

Jeffree has yet to respond to the “Cremated” drama, but we will update you if he does. What do you think of the name? Tell us in the comments!

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