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Doja Cat forced to ‘set the record straight’ following controversial rumour about her

Doja Cat forced to ‘set the record straight’ following controversial rumour about her

Doja Cat has claimed that her words were 'misinterpreted', quashing rumours that she hates her fans.

Doja Cat has claimed she has been ‘misquoted’ after controversial comments directed at fans, having to deny the rumour that she ‘hates’ them.

It’s not unusual for large groups of fans to give themselves a name, the ‘Beliebers’ and ‘Arianators’ will know exactly what that entails - it gives fans a sense of belonging or a closer bond with an artist.

But Doja Cat has warned her fans to not get involved with the ‘naming s**t’, and lost quite a few followers in the process.

She’s the kind of woman that says things exactly how they are, but it seems as though her direct nature has landed her in a bit of trouble with those who support her.

The singer has 'set the record straight'. (Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
The singer has 'set the record straight'. (Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)

Fan accounts who post a lot of Doja content have been known to call themselves ‘kittenz’, but she lashed out at them upon discovering the name.

Posting to Threads, she said: “My fans don't get to name themselves s**t.

“If you call yourself a 'kitten' or f**king 'kittenz' that means you need to get off your phone and get a job and help your parents with the house.”

Following the controversial claims, it was reported by Meta that the Paint The Town Red singer lost 237,758 followers that weekend, and subsequently deleted her account.

Doja has now had to come out and ‘set the record straight’, claiming that she doesn’t hate her fans, and that they should really get her sense of humour.

In an interview with Apple Music, Doja felt the need to quash the rumours, stating that she had been misinterpreted.

She lost more than 180,000 followers. (Kevin Mazur/MG24/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)
She lost more than 180,000 followers. (Kevin Mazur/MG24/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)

She said: “One thing I do wanna set straight is: You'll never see a direct quote of me saying I hate my fans.

“Not once. But it's a really big misquoted thing.

“Everybody is saying she hates her fans.

“Never said that, but I do like to play with that as a meme.”

The pop star elaborated that the ‘people who get it, get it’.

She continued: “And I'm fine with that.

“I don't have to explain my sense of humour and explain comedy to anyone.

“If people don't see the joke, then they just don't see the joke, and it's not my responsibility to have them understand.”

But this isn’t the only time she has insinuated dislike for her supporters.

When a fan once asked if she loved her millions of followers, she said: “I don't though cuz I don't even know y'all.”

And whilst it’s a fair enough point to make, they do pay the bills.

Several stan accounts wiped their support from the internet following the claims, but she hopes to have put the rumours to bed in this interview.

Featured Image Credit: Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images/Kevin Mazur/MG24/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)

Topics: Celebrity, Music