‘I Have Become The Laughingstock Of The World,’ Says 21-Year-Old Who Went Viral For Comments About Coronavirus
Shelby says despite government warnings about avoiding large crowds during the coronavirus outbreak, she still went to Miami for spring break. The 21-year-old appeared on the news saying, “I’m here to party, so it’s kind of disappointing, but we’re just making the most of it … and trying to get drunk before everything closes.” The clip now has over 40 million views online – and Shelby says it has changed her life forever.
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“I have become the laughingstock of the world, and it’s really hurtful,” Shelby tells Dr. Phil on Thursday’s episode. She claims she’s received negative comments from all over the world, some stating that she should kill herself, they hope she gets coronavirus, and others that have called her a “selfish dumb blond.”
On Thursday, hear Dr. Phil’s advice for how she can get past the backlash and move on with her life. Check here to see where you can watch.