After a Change.org petition to fire Jesse Williams from "Grey's Anatomy" went viral shortly following the actor's inspiring speech BET Awards speech last month, TheWrap takes a look at five other ridiculous online petitions.
Jesse Williams gave an incredibly moving acceptance speech at the 2016 BET Awards that received a lot of praise. The actor tackled police brutality with black men and the current racial climate of the U.S. Apparently, it wasn't too popular with some folks calling out the "Grey's Anatomy" actor for "hate speech" and hashtagging #alllivesmatter. The petition was only 315 people short of reaching its goal of 7,500 signatures at the time of this post.
It looks like not everyone is part of the Beyhive as disgruntled non-fans are petitioning to have Beyoncé and Jay Z arrested for wiring money to bail out Ferguson protesters. And of course, let's not forget her "offensive" Super Bowl halftime show.
Some people are apparently just getting tired of hearing the antiquated "Star Spangled Banner," and thought it would be appropriate to change the national anthem to R. Kelly's "Ignition (Remix)."
A group of non-Beliebers recently wanted to deport Justin Bieber and have his green card revoked. "He is not only threatening the safety of our people but he is also a terrible influence on our nation's youth," the campaign stated. The White House actually responded, but did not decide to take any action on the Canadian singer's immigration status.
U.S. citizens appear to be big on deportations, a petition was created to deport Piers Morgan for engaging in a "hostile attack" of the Second Amendment.
Some 49,890 people petitioned the White House to have President Obama impeached for disrespecting the Constitution and forcing everyone to get healthcare. The White House responded with a letter titled "The Short Answer is No, But Keep Reading."