When she tried to call out one of her critics for smoking in his profile picture, that didn't go too well either.
Alyssa Milano dipped her toe into the presidential candidate pool this week — and the reception was ice cold.
The actress announced on Twitter that she would attend the fundraiser for Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson, who has been accused in the past of being anti-vaccination. Milano, who is one of Hollywood's most politically vocal, stressed that she was not committing to any candidate, and was merely scoping the field until her choice became clear.
"And as I've said before, I'm not committing to anyone yet," she added. "I'm going to support everyone if given the opportunity until the choice is crystal clear."
In June, Williamson apologized for calling mandatory vaccinations "draconian" and "Orwellian."
The author and self-help guru had previously likened vaccine mandates to anti-abortion laws. "To me, it's no different than the abortion debate," she said, "The U.S. government doesn't tell any citizen, in my book, what they have to do with their body or their child."
When pressed about the issue on "The View," she added, "I support vaccines" but does "not trust the propaganda on either side."
Despite Milano's insistence she wasn't yet throwing her full support behind Williamson, her Twitter followers quickly began calling her out.
Are you sure that by "soulful ache" you don't mean measles?
"Are you sure that by "soulful ache" you don't mean measles?" one tweeted. "I am not interested in an anti-vaccine b---h from God with no political experience," said another. "Really. If you can't grasp the science do vaccine safety they you are not equipped to run for office.""Really? She's an anti-vaxxer. This is incredibly irresponsible," another lashed out.
A frustrated Alyssa even tried to fire back at one commenter, sniping: "Smoking in your profile picture is also incredibly irresponsible," with a shrugging emoji.But this inevitably came back to immediately bite her in the rear, as followers posted several pictures of her smoking while acting. "I'm sorry, is smoking bad? Please weigh in on this, Alyssa," one of her followers wrote with an inconvenient montage."Portraying smoking to young people as cool and sexy is much worse," came the comments. "Agreed. But hypocrites gotta hypocrite."**_Got a story or a tip for us? Email TooFab editors at firstname.lastname@example.org._**