‘Squid Game’ fans mad at Chrissy Teigen’s theme party: ‘So beyond tone-deaf’

Chrissy Teigen is once again rubbing people the wrong way thanks to a recent “Squid Game” party called “tone-deaf” by keyboard critics.

The “Cravings” author, 35, and her husband John Legend, 42, threw a pricey party over the weekend based on the acclaimed South Korean Netflix show, which centers around people in extreme financial debt risking their lives in a series of dangerous challenges.

The famous couple enlisted the help of party planners Wife of the Party to construct the event, People magazine reported, and transform the couple’s California home to look like the show’s set.

The event featured a maze staircase, bunk beds and large piggy banks stuffed with cash. Teigen also shared snaps from the party on social media that also featured an array of “Squid Game” costumes.

“Where do I even begin!! what an absolutely epic night. my dream came true of watching my friends fight to the death,” the “Lip Sync Battle” host wrote.

Actors such as “Pretty Little Liars” star Shay Mitchell and Jesse Tyler Ferguson attended the all-star fête.

However, fans weren’t impressed by the party and slammed the mother of two’s choice of theme.

“I’m sorry rich people are literally so tone-deaf,” one user commented. “‘Squid Game’ was literally about people whose lives were so awful because of being poor that they’d rather play a game of literal life or death to escape going back to poverty and Chrissy Teigen is really reenacting it in her mansion.”

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend dressed up as characters in the show, which centers around people in extreme financial debt risking their lives in a series of dangerous challenges.
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Another fan scribed, “Usually I’m a fan of Chrissy Teigen but there’s something super f–ked up and weird about spending the weekend cosplaying ‘Squid Game’ with your incredibly rich friends.”

“This is so beyond tone-deaf as a millionaire to invite your rich friends over and reenact ‘Squid Game,’ which is rooted in the violence of capitalism,” one person lamented.

A fan added, “Why do rich people always miss the whole entire point?”

Others simply called the soirée “cringe,” and blasted Teigen for her “complete lack of self-awareness.”

Of course, it’s not Teigen’s first time being branded as “tone-deaf” on social media and subsequently “canceled.” The former Sports Illustrated model has angered the internet over many different topics over the years — some of which, like bullying, caused her to leave social media entirely. On the topic of wealth, she once shared that she and Legend were duped into spending $13,000 on a bottle of Cabernet.

“Did you recover?” one person tweeted in response. “Meanwhile people are out here drowning in debt, losing their homes, and can’t afford to see a doctor.”

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