A little back story for you guys,
Popular singer-songwriter, Amy Winehouse, died on 23 July 2011 from alcohol poisoning, and she was just 27 back then!
Now, that same year, Neil Patrick Harris, who played the character of Barney Stinson in the famous web series HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, threw a Halloween party. A photograph, or let’s say a snapshot has resurfaced on the internet in recent times which has got the actor in trouble, causing harm to his lovable image; as a result, he issued an apology.
The big question is, What was in that image for which he has landed in trouble?
The photograph showed a meat platter that was designed to look like the singer-songwriter and musical legend Amy Winehouse’s bloody corpse kept on an autopsy table with a cigarette in her mouth accompanied by a note that marked the platter as “The Corpse of Amy Winehouse.”
Those who have watched or is watching the famous show, they know the character of Barney is a sarcastic one who tries to make fun in every moment, even if it’s a sad one. The audience laughs when it comes to a reality show, but now, when the photograph has resurfaced the internet after years, netizens and fans of the actor are left disgusted and shocked as to how can a person mock the death of a person!
Neil Patrick Harris open up about the incident and shares and apology to everyone. In his statement to EW, via page six, he said,
“A photo recently resurfaced from a Halloween-themed party my husband [David Burtka] and I hosted 11 years ago. It was regrettable even back then, and it remains regrettable now.”
He continued, “Amy Winehouse was once in a generation talent, and I am sorry for any type of hurt this image has caused.”
As to the part about how this photograph came in the highlight after a decade, it was originally a part of a tweet shared by an attendee of the party, Justin Mikita. The tweet has now been deleted which shared the photograph and said, “Look who showed up at @ActuallyNPH and @GourmetMD’s Halloween party last night. Looking good.”
The actor was praised and loved for his role in the show How I Met Your Mother. But this thing has caused damage to his image as fans are now questioning his morality for mocking the unfortunate death of a young, talented person!
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