In today’s world, it’s easy to get caught up on what people ‘should do’, and how they ‘should do things differently.’ Maybe that ‘should’ change.
Pink has heard it all. From being told she was too masculine to having her parenting decisions critiqued online, the singer has had to deal with her fair share of negativity. But she certainly shouldn’t have to — and she doesn’t think anyone else should have to endure this, either.
In typical Pink fashion, she has decided to take a stand. She’s speaking out about how negative social media can be, and she’s challenging people to go just one day without criticizing someone else online.
“I’d like to propose a worldwide internet challenge to anyone reading this today,” the singer wrote on Instagram. “Go ONE day without criticizing someone online. Let’s call it the MISS ME WITH THE BULLS**T CHALLENGE. And if it feels good, hey, why not go TWO DAYS. But let’s start with one for the overzealous out there.”
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I’d like to propose a worldwide internet challenge to anyone reading this today. Go ONE day without criticizing someone online. Let’s call it the MISS ME WITH THE BULLSHIT CHALLENGE. And if it feels good, hey, why not go TWO DAYS. But let’s start with one for the overzealous out there. #onedayatatime #onlylove
The singer finished off the caption of her post with the hashtags #onedayatatime and #onlylove. The artist’s proposed challenge comes amid her own observations of how people are using social media platforms.
Her husband shared the photo commenting, “I think it’s a long shot, but I’m optimistic!!!”. Of course comments ensued, mostly supportive on Hart’s social media, but Pink herself disabled her comments.
The singer has always used social media as a place to highlight her family, work and fans and has used her platform as a way to stand up to trolls and judgmental followers, including mom-shamers. Honestly, we love the challenge the singer is tasking her followers with.
Shortly after she issued her worldwide challenge, the singer came to the defense of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as they were being criticized for using a private jet for their vacation. Commenting on the issue and the challenge she said, “It’s out of control. Let’s all be a bit kinder, huh? Let’s show our children that it’s cool to be kind.”
This isn’t the first time Pink has spoken up about her beliefs, or come to the defense of other moms. After she heard about people criticizing Jessica Simpson for letting her 7-year-old girl dye her hair, Pink clapped back with photos of a hair-dying session she had with her own daughter.
Whether she’s supporting other parents or teaching her kids to be confident in who they are, she’s not one to accept anyone else’s definition of what is “right,” “beautiful,” or “good for kids.”
The only real “rule” the singer lives by? Break the rules. And she’s teaching her kids to color outside of the lines in the same way.