Where “Cancel Culture” Came From and What it Really Means

Cancel culture has appeared as mysteriously as a storm and strikes just as unpredictably. It has been popularized abruptly in the last few years, as dozens of influencers and celebrities have fallen prey and have been “cancelled.” The victims of cancel culture range from social media stars, such as James Charles, to admired musicians, such as Doja Cat. But whether or not these victims are actually victims at all is debatable.