Hot take on media
Stuff that hits home with us more seems to impact us more when their creators turn out to be shitty. We confuse art and artist at our peril here especially, given that it resonates with us because we are the empathetic party. We have the right to empathy with the work in itself, as it is, author be damned.
People are fully capable of being shitty and artistic, as we well know, but why let them dictate our experiences? Art hinges on you to appreciate it, it's personal & yours.