Yeah, they don't give a fuck about consistency in animation (and writing too, come to think of that) and brush off any criticisms because "muh creative freedom". This was one of the reasons I began feeling like the show is going to shit and started losing interest in it.
But I still have fond memories of the times when it was my favourite cartoon and how we shipped the hell out of Lapiven and Stevidot. These are wholesome ships, despite what Tumblr thinks. Connie can fuck off, she'll be dead in 70 years and Steven will look 30 at most.