Chris O’Dowd claims backlash from celebrities’ ‘Imagine’ include was justified

Chris O'Dowd says backlash against celebrities' 'Imagine' cover was justified

The 3-moment clip observed actors, comedians and singers including Kristen Wiig, Jimmy Fallon, Natalie Portman, Will Ferrell, Sia and Norah Jones, having turns to sing a line of Lennon’s traditional in what was supposed to be a present of solidarity.

But just after Gadot shared the star-studded video montage on her Instagram, critics took to social media to express their disdain and accused the celebs of getting out of touch. Singer Nick Cave even known as it “the most worry-inducing version at any time recorded.”

Appearing in Monday’s episode of Louis Theroux’s “Grounded” podcast, O’Dowd explained the criticism surrounding what was supposed to be a heartwarming gesture was justified.

“In terms of my interpretation of it, I assume the backlash was justified,” the Irish actor and author stated.

O’Dowd also exposed he received concerned at the request of close close friend and “Bridesmaids” co-star Kristen Wiig and only participated since he presumed it was “a charity matter.”

“I’ll do anything at all Kristen asks me to do so, of program, we just did it,” he said. “It took five minutes, didn’t assume about it. I presumed it was for kids.”

O’Dowd also attributed the misstep to “that to start with wave of imaginative diarrhea” that occurred at the start off of the pandemic.

He said in hindsight he believes they “just needed to chill out and just get everything in” and explained the video as “the point that we did not have to have that everyone hated.”

In April, actor Jamie Dornan defended the online video, stating it was just Gadot’s try to raise the spirits of people influenced by Covid-19.

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“Fundamentally, she was hoping to do a fantastic and type issue,” the “Fifty Shades” star advised Shane Todd in the course of an visual appeal on the “Tea with Me” podcast. “I just bought dragged alongside with it.”

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