Jenna Ortega's smoking video sparks backlash among fans

Jenna Ortega, star of Netflix's 'Wednesday,' caught smoking, Twitter erupts

By George Johnson May 26, 2023
Jenna Ortega faces controversy over public smoking incident.

 Jenna Ortega, has found herself embroiled in controversy after a viral Twitter video captured her smoking in public. 

The 20-year-old actress, who gained popularity for her role as a gothic high school girl in the hit Netflix series Wednesday, left fans and viewers taken aback by her unexpected behavior.

In a recently surfaced video, Jenna Ortega, the star was captured in a seemingly casual setting, donning a black sweater and grey pants, engaging in conversation with a friend.

 She is known for portraying a brooding and dramatic character on screen, appeared relaxed as she sported a messy bun and casually perched a pair of shades on her head. 

The presence of a cigarette in Jenna Ortega's hand has become the focal point of heated debates within the Twitter community, following the emergence of the aforementioned video.

 While it should be noted that Ortega is of legal age to smoke, the juxtaposition of her public image, often associated with youthful innocence, and her engagement in the adult act has left some viewers genuinely taken aback. 

Jenna Ortega, a rising star in the entertainment industry, has been steadily making her mark in Hollywood since her notable breakthrough in Disney Channel's Stuck in the Middle

 Ortega in the series showcased her talent by portraying Harley Diaz, a street-smart and resourceful middle child, earning her acclaim and recognition. 

 While some Twitter users have expressed skepticism, questioning the authenticity of the video and suggesting it may be a deepfake, others have conveyed disappointment, stating that the act of smoking makes Ortega appear less appealing. 

On the other hand, there were individuals who interpreted the video as a display of rebelliousness and attitude, with certain comments even going so far as to describe Ortega as "hot af."