Joss Stone angers viewers by saying “happiness is a choice”

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Joss Stone has been called “cheated” and “deaf” by angry Good Morning Britain viewers after she said “happiness is a choice” from the comfort of her luxury Bahamian home.

The multimillionaire singer, 33, has been criticized for being ‘disconnected’, ‘condescending’ and ‘authorized’ as fans of the show expressed their fury on Twitter after her video link Thursday morning live from the Caribbean.

In 2012, Joss would be the fifth richest UK singer under 30 with an estimated net worth of £ 10million.

‘Deluded’: Joss Stone angered Good Morning Britain viewers by telling them to be happy at home in the Bahamas

In addition to her musical career, Joss is also a close friend of Prince Harry and attended her royal wedding to Meghan Markle in 2018.

The singer has been friends with the Duke of Sussex, 35, and Prince William for years due to her humanitarian work. She was also a guest at the Duke of Cambridge’s wedding to Kate Middleton in 2011.

During his interview, Joss also touted the government’s bailout program for the arts, although many in the industry criticize the funding for it being insufficient.

Promoting her A Cuppa Happy podcast with GMB’s Charlotte Hawkins and Shaun Fletcher, she said, “We have a lot of opportunities to be happy and we don’t always take it.

'Deaf tone': The singer, 33, said 'everyone has a choice to be happy' as she spoke about the Caribbean on Thursday, with fans calling her 'deaf to tone' '

‘Deaf tone’: The singer, 33, said ‘everyone has a choice to be happy’ as she spoke about the Caribbean on Thursday, with fans calling her ‘deaf to tone’

‘Every person I’ve spoken to so far [on the podcast] signaled that we have a choice, and I don’t think everyone really thinks that way – I think some people really feel like they don’t have it. And that’s a total myth ‘

She added: “We have a choice in almost every direction, unless we are enslaved and someone has taken that choice away from you, or you are in jail and you have no choice. to get out.

“But, mentally, we have little choice that we make as we walk this life, and that is for each person. It is truly heartwarming. It’s very liberating.

Ka-ching!  In 2012, Joss is said to be the fifth richest UK singer under 30 with an estimated net worth of £ 10million (pictured in 2016)

Ka-ching! In 2012, Joss is said to be the fifth richest UK singer under 30 with an estimated net worth of £ 10million (pictured in 2016)

The singer then spoke about government funding for the arts, saying we should all be very grateful for their help.

She said: “I heard recently that Boris had done something, he gave a lot of money to the arts in UK, something huge to the arts!

‘I heard that and I was like’ Oh my God, another little gem that’s happened to our little nation. We are so lucky! “

Viewers did not appreciate his comments, expressing their frustrations on social media.

Many called her ‘disconnected’, ‘tricked’ and ‘authorized’ as they criticized her for bringing to light the situation many Britons find themselves in as a result of the coronavirus and the economic hardships it brings.

Angry: Many called her 'disconnected', 'cheated' and 'authorized' because they criticized her for taking the situation lightly.

Angry: Many called her “disconnected”, “cheated” and “authorized” because they criticized her for taking the situation lightly.

'Out of touch with reality': Many said happiness is not always a choice for struggling families in UK

‘Out of touch with reality’: Many said happiness is not always a choice for struggling families in UK

One of them said: “How incredibly condescending, titled and blinked. It’s not a choice to be locked out, jobless, no money 4 bills / food, relative death of covid. At least I’m not rich, stuck in the Bahamas in my luxury home.

Another wrote: I’m sure a single mom with 2 young children who struggles to pay the bills and put food on the table will take this advice. So disconnected from reality, these people.

Referring to her comments on the arts industry, one person said, “I could have smashed my television as it cooed over the $ 1.8 billion in the arts!”

“The event industry and its supply chain is collapsing right now and it’s unconscious! Me and thousands of others are being made redundant and she is fighting to choose and be happy!

Expressing anger: Many on social media called the singer for her comments on Thursday

Expressing anger: Many on social media called the singer for her comments on Thursday

In addition to her musical career, Joss is also a close friend of Prince Harry and attended her royal wedding to Meghan Markle in 2018.

The singer has been friends with the Duke of Sussex, 35, and Prince William for years. She was also a guest at the Duke of Cambridge’s wedding to Kate Middleton in 2011.

Joss and Prince Harry have bonded through their humanitarian work, with the singer serving as an ambassador for his charity Sentebale.

He founded Sentebale with Prince Seeiso in 2006 to improve the prospects of the thousands of children and young people affected by HIV / AIDS in Lesotho and Botswana in Africa.

Joss even said HELLO! magazine at a charity concert in 2016: “He’s pretty shy that way, but it depends. The last time I sang in Lesotho he started a conga line so I wouldn’t let him go. He’s a fun human being.

The singer grew up on a sprawling converted rural farmhouse in Devon and reportedly bought the property when she was just 18 after her parents split up.

Joss’s father, Richard Stoker, is said to be running a “successful fruit and nut export business,” claims the Telegraph.

While her mother, Wendy Joseph, rented guest houses on the family’s sprawling former rural estate.

Joss now lives in the United States and had been confined to his lavish home on America’s east coast.

At the BRIT Awards in 2007, the singer was ridiculed for adopting a false American dialect. She previously claimed her transatlantic accent was due to spending her twenties in America.

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