The next lecture in my poetry course is a doozy: The Sonnet, so I am spending a stupid amount of time trying to break it down simply as both videos and written lectures. This means no news today, except this: Nora Roberts will cut you, you right wing idiots. Read her full statement on the absolute insanity of far right Trumpbots trashing Alyssa Milano’s casting on her page. She ain’t having it. Good for her for taking a stand against this nonsense. Everybody calm the F down.
In a statement published on her blog, Roberts said she was “simply and sincerely appalled” by readers who left hateful comments on a Facebook post announcing that Milano would star in the Netflix adaptation of her romantic suspense novel.
“The vitriol, the hatred, the anger, the bitterness and the demands are astounding to me,” Roberts wrote. “I’m a liberal Democrat. Always have been, always will be. And as one, I’ve always believed everyone has a right to their political beliefs, and has a right to express their opinions. But I don’t have to tolerate insults and ugliness on my page.”