Demi Lovato was criticized for joking about the 21 Savage memes that were made after the rapper was detained

“Fuck Twitter. This is why I don’t tweet anymore.”

February 03, 2019
Demi Lovato was criticized for joking about the 21 Savage memes that were made after the rapper was detained Singer/songwriter Demi Lovato attends the 2018 Billboard Music Awards 2018 at the MGM Grand Resort International on May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada.   LISA O'CONNOR/AFP/Getty Images

Demi Lovato has clarified a now-deleted tweet that resulted in backlash. Twitter users criticized the singer after she said she'd been laughing at memes about 21 Savage. Savage was detained by ICE earlier today and reportedly faces deportation.

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ICE officials say the rapper is a U.K. national who entered the U.S. legally in 2005 but "subsequently failed to depart under the terms of his nonimmigrant visa."

Among those who were critical of Lovato was rapper Wale.

Lovato later clarified her tweet.

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Demi Lovato was criticized for joking about the 21 Savage memes that were made after the rapper was detained