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 still doesn’t know the difference between you’re and your.”
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