Celebrity Cruises captain Kate McCue responds to ‘sexist’ TikTok user in viral video

Kate McCue, the first American woman to captain a mega cruise ship clapped back at a social media troll with a grammar lesson.

The 42-year-old captain for Celebrity Cruises responded to a now-deleted TikTok account that sent a “sexist” message that read: “How can you be a captain? Your[sic] only a woman.”

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“Normally as I’m scrolling through comments and see something like this, I totally ignore it and move on with my life,” McCue started in her video response, which she posted on Saturday. “But, I think it’s about high time that I address this, because it’s 2020, and in this day and age I’m shocked that someone still doesn’t know the difference between ‘you’re’ and ‘your.'”

“So, just a quick reference: ‘you’re,’ as in ‘you are,’ as in ‘you are sexist,’” she continued confidently in her captain uniform. “‘Your’ is something possessive,

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As the first American woman to helm a mega cruise ship, Kate McCue often comes up against online trolls.

But Celebrity Cruises’ social-media savvy Capt. McCue has fired back in memorable style at one online critic who asked her, “How can you be a captain? Your only a woman.”

McCue’s withering TikTok video response from her ship, Celebrity Edge, has gone viral, brilliantly incorporating needed life knowledge with a stinging rebuke.

“Normally, when I’m scrolling through comments and I see something like this, I totally ignore it and move on with my life,” said McCue, 42, who became the first woman in America to assume the rank of captain for a Celebrity Cruises megaship in 2015.

“But I think it’s about high time that I address this, because it’s 2020, and in this day and age, I’m shocked,” she said gravely, before pausing for full drama. “… that someone

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Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, MSC Cruises cancel more sailings



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It looks like a significant restart to cruising in November is off the table.

Citing the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, three of the world’s biggest cruise lines — Royal Caribbean, Celebrity Cruises and MSC Cruises — late Tuesday canceled all or most of their sailings worldwide through the end of November.

The cancellations came just a day after another big cruise operator, Norwegian Cruise Line, canceled all sailings through the end of November. Several other major brands including Princess Cruises, Holland America and Carnival Cruise Line also have canceled all or most November sailings and even some December sailings.

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Until Tuesday, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and

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