Bad Bunny Pens Statement Criticizing Puerto Rico’s Failing Education System

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Other than his hurricane reduction efforts, Bad Bunny has largely shied away from sharing his political beliefs within the public sphere, however a brand new assertion he authored about Puerto Rico’s training disaster is sparking controversy. Last week, a schoolteacher with the username Valley Jessiesther posted a Facebook assertion criticizing Puerto Rican governor Ricardo Rosselló after he requested the “Estamos Bien” rapper to e book a 3rd homecoming live performance, because the beforehand introduced dates bought out. Jessiesther voiced her frustrations with the island’s college system and lambasted Bad Bunny’s express lyrics, which she claims are making a “technology of idiots.” The trainer expressed her concern for her college students, who battle to know the worth of training and have issue staying motivated given the success of popular culture entertainers. “Will the time come when nobody desires to be taught they usually’ll solely wish to write indecent lyrics? Will denigrating ladies will likely be their greatest accomplishment, and can our colleges shut??? Oh wait, that’s already occurring!!!” she wrote.

After the publish went viral, Bad Bunny posted a prolonged assertion of his personal, responding to Jessiesther’s critiques by highlighting training as a bigger social downside that precedes his profession. In the publish, the rapper argues that as an artist, he isn’t the one individual answerable for the tutorial disaster, and discusses his personal expertise with the island’s failing system, regardless of his good grades.

He additionally addressed the extremely controversial college closures that rocked PR earlier this yr. “I admire your effort to teach the kids of my nation, with unjust wages and few sources from the federal government. And I confess, that similar to you, each college closure hurts my soul.” El Conejo Malo states that he won’t reply to Rosselló’s request for an additional present. “My dignity as a Boricua received’t enable it, realizing that there are far more essential points than a 3rd live performance of mine.” Benito even admits that he isn’t pleased with a few of his extra express lyrics. “Know that this artist you’re criticizing is simply one other product of the tutorial system of my nation, so that you and your colleagues have additionally contributed to a profitable plan of making a ‘technology of idiots,’” he continues.”[One] the place they inform you that Christopher Columbus is a hero and is nice, however eager to know greater than the lecturers [by asking] tough questions is dangerous.”

Bad Bunny’s prolonged assertion has ignited dialog amongst Boricuas throughout the island, with many followers echoing Benito’s criticisms. Others really feel the Puerto Rican rapper can take additional steps to deal with the disaster by donating money and time to the trigger.

The trainer posted one other assertion addressing El Conejo Malo’s response to make clear that her critique wasn’t a private assault, however a name for the rapper to judge his private duty as an artist with an enormous platform.

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