Melissa Joan Hart Gets Real Insensitive About 9/11

Former Sabrina the Teenage Witch star Melissa Joan Hart has made waves in the media, not once, but twice, for her comments on 9/11’s anniversary.

Because it wouldn’t be news if we did not mention “Frozen”….

Hart took to Twitter to complain about American news media not showing enough memorial coverage of 9/11.

She then accused the networks of having warped warped priorities… note that this was happening before 5am.

She’s hardly a novice to politics in social media and even spent last June asking New Jersey residents about they feel about Governor Chris Christie’s policies. As if it couldn’t get any worse, she then decided to post this little gem on Instagram.

This thing has taken on a life of it’s own since then, but it doesn’t end there, folks! To further help honor the day in her own way, she offered free shipping, from her New York-based King Of Harts clothing line, which is aimed at young boys, inspired by her own three sons. Shoppers would also need to use the code “911,” to obtain the discount. Naturally, this didn’t go over well with everyone. Many people felt that she was exploiting the tragedy for profit, or at least was being somewhat insensitive over it, which is ironic considering her earlier posts.

Hart and family at “King of Harts” clothing store.

Hart has since apologized, and took to social media yet again to do so.

She also clarified that the shipping discount was at least initially intended to be a charitable gesture that was taken out of context, though there was absolutely no good way to go about saying what she did so the context is irrelevant.

Maybe next time you’ll think just a wee bit more before you start ‘venting’. Remember, Melissa, you’re in the public eye so everything you say, especially on social media, will be dissected and scrutinized.


This Jersey Boy's a graduate of Rutgers University, but his heart will always belong to his hometown of Manhattan. And it's pronounced "Wit-2"...maybe, I should trademark that...