Absurdity is begetting absurdity in the entertainment world: Just after the comic book character Superman “came out” as bisexual, a celebrity is flogging her new UFO show by saying “alien” is a disparaging term that offends extraterrestrials.
DC Comics, which appears to have morphed from a child-focused entertainment company into a child-focused promotion enterprise for homosexuality, declared on Oct. 11 that Superman will begin a sexual relationship with his male best friend. Only two months ago the company announced that iconic Batman sidekick Robin was “dating a man.”
Maybe it’s the tights?
Against this backdrop, actor Demi Lovato has declared that the term “alien” is offensive to extraterrestrials, reports DailyMail.com.
Lovato is also on the I-don’t-know-my-own-gender bandwagon, declaring theirselves “non-binary” in May and requiring other people to use awkward and inaccurate pronouns for them.
In an interview with PEDESTRIANtv, Lovato opined: ” … we have to stop calling them aliens because aliens is a derogatory term for anything. That’s why I like to call them ETs! So yeah, that’s a little tidbit. A little information that I learned.”
Lovato is currently promoting a new show called Unidentified with Demi Lovato where the singer takes a road trip in search for UFOs.
The official description of the show still refers to them as aliens, though, in a clear case of extraterrestriaphobia.
Lovato pointed to the term’s offensiveness when asked to name the biggest misconceptions about aliens.
The singer replied: “I think the ones that bother me are that they’re harmful or that they’ll come and take over the planet.”