Former Disney Star Under Fire for “Blasphemous” Coachella Performance

Sabrina Carpenter
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It seems that another former Disney Channel star has fallen from the company’s good graces…

Sabrina Carpenter, the talented actress and singer, has made a significant mark in the entertainment industry. Known for her role as Maya Hart in the Disney Channel series Girl Meets World, Sabrina’s career has continued to flourish beyond the confines of television.

With her exceptional vocal abilities, she has captivated audiences worldwide with her music, showcasing her versatility as an artist. Not only does Sabrina shine on screen and on stage, but she has also demonstrated her songwriting skills, further solidifying her position as a multifaceted artist.

However, not all audiences agree with Sabrina’s new sassy persona. In fact, the artist’s recent performance at the Coachella music festival has made her the center of a major controversy.

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Sabrina Carpenter

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Coachella Controversy Ignited Online Debate

Sabrina’s journey from Disney Channel stardom to establishing herself as a respected singer and actress has been nothing short of inspiring. Her transition from her role in Girl Meets World to pursuing a music career has been met with critical acclaim and commercial success.

With hit singles and albums under her belt, Sabrina has proven her staying power and ability to evolve as an artist. Her dedication to her craft and commitment to authenticity have set her apart in the competitive world of entertainment.

Now that she is a certified pop star, Sabrina has strayed quite a bit from her squeaky-clean Disney Channel persona. Many of her songs feature sexually explicit lyrics and dance moves. However, audiences typically take more of an issue with her “blasphemous” references to religion.

The controversy began earlier this year when Sabrina filmed a music video to her song “Feather” inside a church. Many fans considered the video and the song inappropriate for a church setting. In response to the significant backlash from religious audiences, Sabrina said, “Jesus was a carpenter,” a reference to her last name. Many found her comments to be unsavory and offensive. In fact, the video reportedly got a Priest fired for allowing it to happen.

T-Shirt Reignited Online Drama

In a surprising twist, Sabrina further ignited this ongoing controversy by wearing a t-shirt with her coined catchphrase during a performance of the song at Coachella. While her supporters found the instance humourous, many found her behavior to be incredibly offensive. Commenters on Facebook express their disgust, saying:

“Straight up blasphemy. Praying she repents and knows who Jesus truly is.”

Another says:

“Mock Jesus all yall want yall gonna be crying in the end”

As Sabrina Carpenter continues to carve out her place in the music industry, it is clear that she is not unafraid to dip her toe in controversy. With each new project, she pushes boundaries and explores different creative avenues, all while staying true to her artistic vision. Whether she’s performing on tour or working on new music in the studio, Sabrina’s passion for her art shines through, captivating audiences and solidifying her status as a rising star.

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.

One comment

  1. If you don’t like it, don’t watch. Your “god:” isn’t mine. The US was founded on FREEDOM OF RELIGION, not founded on yours.

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