Talk:Rebecca Black

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Mexican politics[edit]

We now have an unfortunate reference to Rebecca Black meddling in Mexican politics. According to Wikipedia "she drew criticism for supporting Enrique Pena Nieto for President of Mexico in the 2012 general elections, despite a prohibition in the Constitution of Mexico barring foreigners from being involved in Mexican politics." But as if this was not enough, we speculate on why she supported Nieto. We say: "Her uncle is a city council member in Cuernavaca". Conclusion: She is not bright enough. but her "uncle" played with her mind and she (American of Mexican origin) volunteered with this one sentence of praise that she likes Nieto... (the rest of the 3-minute piece she did has nothing to do with politics... It is this unique sentence of uttering his name).

So what does this piece improve on our knowledge of her? Apparently she is breaking laws because she has an opinion (freedom of speech out the door...). Her uncle "used her" for his own electoral purposes and partisan politics. And yes, she should stick to her stupid music then and nothing else.

Let's apply this to another country with the same wording. An American-Iranian artist asked about what he feels about Iran said I prefer that Rouhani gets elected in next month's election.... He can bring change. Then somebody points out: But the Iranian constitution, you non-Iranian, forbids "foreigners" like you from interfering in our politics....You are breaking our law and constitution.... You see how ludicrous we are by keeping this item in Rebecca Black's article. It is insult to our intelligence and an insult to Mexicans. People of Mexican origin or non-Mexican origin can have an opinion about Mexican politics, regardless of what the Mexican Constitution says. Probably Mexican Electoral Laws (not the Constitution) prohibit financial contributions by non-Mexican citizens to Mexican parties. That's what they mean and this is in line with other electoral laws anywhere else. Regardless, a reference to an unnamed uncle's deliberate influence to use her is just speculation. I suggest removal of the whole incidence from her page. werldwayd (talk) 05:40, 1 July 2013 (UTC)

I think it should remain, it is notable in the fact that her name came up through politics and is supported by reliable sources. - Knowledgekid87 (talk) 20:51, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
And through her heavy handed ultimate support, Nieto became president right? Because of her and her all-influencial uncle! Good for the uncle also, a sheer speculation on our part. You don't address the part that including this "piece of gem", we our exercising our great discretion of biased selectiveness. And by keeping it, we expose Wikipedia through increased ridicule for our choice of "reliable information". In the end, how important is a one sentence utterance by a fourth rate American adolescent singer of Mexican origin in Mexican politics in contradiction to the country's "constitution" another very doubtful fact. I can understand your concern of documenting each and every of Rebecca Black's utterances, but this brief insignificant incident (reported as some OMG joke piece) is not the best way of doing so. werldwayd (talk) 21:16, 3 July 2013 (UTC) werldwayd (talk) 21:19, 3 July 2013 (UTC)
In my opinion it should be removed. Its not really that notable. Throughout the entire thing, http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=sjV9Xz-V2iQ she only said ONE sentence of support for the guy, that he would do a 'good job'. Not 'vote for him', the rest was about her family, and how youths should get involved in politics, and she was invited by her uncle, to receive keys to the city on that day it seems http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=es&u=http://tamaulipas.milenio.com/cdb/doc/noticias2011/e76a7d71d362008321e3bedac33992dd&prev=/search%3Fq%3D%2522rebecca%2Bblack%2522%2B%2522Gustavo%2BPetricioli%2522%26biw%3D1252%26bih%3D496%26tbs%3Dcdr:1,cd_min:5/27/2012,cd_max:6/9/2012. And never made a single mention about the Nieto again on her social media sites or interviews. I watched over the months as her philanthropy section got nuked down to almost nothing, as editors considered the things on there 'too minor', but this gets to stay? Nerdopolis (talk) 03:01, 17 September 2013 (UTC)

Correction[edit]

There's a typo on this page: 'video video' in the introduction. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 50.73.122.41 (talk) 21:35, 2 August 2013 (UTC)

Corrected to music video werldwayd (talk) 23:28, 2 August 2013 (UTC)

Another error - there's a comma splice here: 'She creates YouTube videos, among these are primarily original songs and video blogs.' This could be fixed by changing the word 'these' to 'which.' Imjordanwhite (talk) 22:09, 8 December 2013 (UTC)

Ark Music Factory fallout?[edit]

The "RB Records (2011-present) section begins "Following the fallout with Ark Music Factory," but there is no information about this fallout, nor a link to an article that does cover it.99.60.33.131 (talk) 00:39, 26 July 2013 (UTC)

Yes check.svg Done - I have included information and made a link to the song Friday as that is what the section mostly talks about. - Knowledgekid87 (talk) 01:51, 26 July 2013 (UTC)

Edit request on 27 October 2013[edit]

Add middle name Rebecca Renee Black
Quoted from one of her personal YouTube channel
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG6sqlNXHwg&t=1m12s 207.62.170.219 (talk) 03:11, 27 October 2013 (UTC)

Not done: please provide reliable sources that support the change you want to be made. (I think a confirmed primary source would also be fine for this.) --Stfg (talk) 11:22, 27 October 2013 (UTC)
Done Thanks for the link. The trouble with video links for things like this is that it's rather mumbled, and it doesn't give the spelling (could be Renée, for instance). Still, I've put it in the Personal Life section. --Stfg (talk) 09:28, 28 October 2013 (UTC)