Fans lashed out at TikTok stars Charli and Dixie D'Amelio after they appeared to travel to the Bahamas around Christmas
- A group of popular TikTok influencers, including Charli and Dixie D'Amelio, traveled to the Bahamas amid the pandemic, Entertainment Tonight Canada reported.
- Photos and videos of the influencers were shared to the influencer watchdog account, TikTok Room.
- Fans expressed outrage and voiced health concerns regarding travel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Charli was specifically called out because she previously encouraged her Instagram followers to follow COVID-19 public health guidelines.
Charli and Dixie D'Amelio, as well as other popular influencers, are facing outrage from fans after they reportedly traveled to the Bahamas during the holidays.
According to Entertainment Tonight Canada, the D'Amelio sisters were spotted with at least five other content creators at a resort in the Bahamas around Christmas.The publication, citing pictures from the Instagram account TikTok Room, reported that young influencers Noah Beck, Chase Hudson, Avani Gregg, Madi Monroe, Bryant, and others were in attendance.
Charli, 16, and Dixie, 19, have remained mum about the reported trip, but ET Canada reported that the influencers, including Monroe, appeared to share photos online.
One Instagram photo that sparked concerns among fans came from Monroe, 16, who was pictured sitting on a plane without a face mask, ET Canada reports. The CDC has recommended that people wear face masks to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Buzzfeed News reported that the group appeared to be at the Atlantis hotel in Nassau, where people cannot enter without a negative Covid-19 test, according to Atlantis' website.
Insider reached out to the D'Amelio's representatives for comment, but did not immediately hear back.
Fans of the influencers expressed concern and outrage over the alleged vacation as the Covid-19 pandemic continuesAfter ET Canada and TikTok Room published their reports, fans quickly became unsettled and began calling out the social media stars. "I've lost all hope for every influencer," one person wrote under the TikTok Room post.
"All these influencers say 'Stay home.' '2021 will be better.' How could 2021 be better when you keep going out?" another wrote.
One Instagram user said they "haven't been able to see my friends in almost a year and y'all traveling."Many of the comments pleaded with the influencers to forgo vacations and stay home during the pandemic, which has infected more than 19 million Americans and killed 339,000, COVIDTracking reports.
"You're putting your life and others in danger. Are you really that impatient and couldn't wait till the deathly pandemic is over? please please just stay home it's so easy, " wrote one person.
"It's so disappointing to see people not care. It may not be what they stand for but it's what they are showing. Please just stay home. A negative test doesn't mean u can travel and have fun while people are dying to this death pandemic," a person added.The CDC has recommended that people avoid travel during the pandemic, especially during the holiday season.
Charli D'Amelio was singled out by fans for what they viewed as hypocrisy
Charli, who will appear in a new Hulu docuseries with her family, received the brunt of the backlash due to her previous comments about traveling amid the pandemic.Just days before ET Canada's report, Charli spoke to fans on Instagram Live and encouraged them to stay home and "stop being so inconsiderate to others."
"If you're using this time to hang out with your friends since you don't have school, please, I'm asking you, please stop being so inconsiderate to others," Charli said in the video."You may think this isn't going to affect me, or it isn't that bad. You are putting other people at risk to get hurt and to be in pain."California, where the D'Amelios live, surpassed 25,000 coronavirus-related deaths as of New Year's Eve and health experts have recorded a case surge, Associated Press reported. Hospitals in the area have become so overrun that there are no more intensive care unit beds for Covid-19 patients, according to the AP.
One fan dismissed the report about the holiday travel: "There is no way Charli D'amelio got on live and told everyone to stop hanging out with their friends bc they're endangering the people around them while she's been doing the EXACT same thing and is currently in the Bahamas with her friends…"
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