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Doja Cat Denies Using Racial Slur to Mock Death of Sandra Bland [VIDEO]

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Doja Cat performs “Say So” on The Tonight Show – Feb. 26, 2020

*Doja Cat has once again addressed the accusations that she’s a racist after her association with alt-right internet users was exposed. 

We previously reported… the biracial singer, 24, is catching some serious heat over her alleged self-hate and anti-Black remarks in racist chat rooms. She also recorded a song that features the derogatory term “Dindu Nuffin,”which is used to mock Blacks who are victims of police brutality. Many critics on social media insist she penned the track in response to Sandra Bland’s suspected murder by Texas police. 

Internet sleuths also claim to have uncovered receipts of Doja stating online how she hates her “African” hair and denouncing her blackness by claiming “at least I’m light skinned and thick.”

Word on the curb is that one of Doja’s incels (incel = white males who are “involuntary celibates”) has videos of her naked and performing sex acts on herself while talking dirty to several users in the racist chat room that she loves to frequent. 

On Sunday, Doja issued a statement on Instagram in which she denied ever uttering a word of hate speech, while claiming to be a proud Black woman with South African roots. 

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“I want to address what’s been happening on Twitter,” Doja Cat wrote on her Instagram. “I’ve used public chat rooms to socialize since I was a child. I shouldn’t have been on some of those chat room sites, but I personally have never been involved in any racist conversations. I’m sorry to everyone I offended.”

She continued, “I am a black woman. Half of my family is black from South Africa and I’m very proud of where I come from.”

Fans noted that this is the first time the singer has claimed Blackness or the heritage of her absentee father.

On Tuesday (May 26) Doja Cat once again took to Instagram Live to further address the points (her team) previously referenced in a message to fans.

“Like any business, like any conglomerate, there would be many people trying to protect what’s going on,” Doja Cat said during Monday’s IG Live session, as seen in the clips below. “And that’s exactly what we were trying to do. So I’m just gonna, one, debunk everything. I have bullet points.”

On the topic of “self-hate,” Doja Cat said:

“I’ve seen tweets about me,” she said. “It’s a video, it’s not even me. It’s my friends helping me see through Twitter with a filter. I’m not on Twitter. That shit hurts my feelings. Seeing people come for me. Seeing people come for my character. Just like any of you guys, it wouldn’t feel good to me so I avoid social media. My friends looked on social media and they told me what was going on. I know exactly what you guys are talking about as far as self-hate goes. I had a video of me talking about my hair. I have a lot of trouble taking care of my hair . . . A lot of my friends would agree who have hair like mine that they have a hard time taking care of it. What I think that the mistake may have been was saying it on a social platform, saying it out in public. Maybe being honest about how I feel about taking care of my hair was a bad idea.”

On the song “Dindu Nuffin,” Doja explained:

“To anybody who I have hurt using this term when I used it, it was because I was in chat rooms all the time and I was kinda locked away and I was always on there dealing with people coming at me left and right talking about different slanderous terms after another,” she said. “The term that I used in the song was one that I learned that day. People were calling me it left and right.”

She added,  “It was to kinda take back and fucking just say fuck you to those people. The song, however, I agree. Maybe the worst song in the entire world. Not good. Lyrically lost. The worst song. The lyrics in the song don’t make sense. I see some of the interpretations of the lyrics. A lot of them are wrong. I can rewrite the lyrics for you guys. I don’t know how important that is but if you need me to, I can. But that song is in zero ways, in no way, connected to police brutality or Sandra Bland.”

On the chat rooms at the center of this controversy:

“The chat room that I go to is a public chat room,” she said. “It’s me, my friends. You go in there. Now you have to pay 30 dollars to get into the chat room, which is a new thing. But I used to go in there for free and I learned there are racist people who come in and out of the chat. They’re there. They happen and then they’re banned. The idea that this chat room is a white supremacist chat room is, I don’t understand in any way. I just don’t understand.”

Watch a lengthier version of her IG Live sessions below:

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Naomi Campbell Stuns on Vogue Cover, Talks Racism and Mentoring Black Models

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*Naomi Campbell opens up in the November issue of Vogue about racism in the fashion industry and how she’s mentoring the next generation of Black models.

“Now you understand the strength of my family,” Campbell told the publication while accompanied by her mom and aunts in London. “You understand where I come from.”

The 50-year-old iconic supermodel stuns in a white Dior Haute Couture gown on the Vogue cover. Inside the issue, she slams the British media, calls out her country for not doing more to address racism and shares details about her personal life amid the ongoing COVID pandemic. 

“I was quite happy to be on my own. I know how to cook. I know how to clean. It’s actually good to get to really know every nook and cranny of your home. I mean, I have to be really honest,” Campbell tells the publication. 

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“I stopped smoking during quarantine, but a friend of mine killed himself, and it really affected me. I called my guy in Israel – he’s great for sugar and cigarettes and addiction stuff – and we’re going to do a session. He told me to just get through this week first,” she added.

Campbell also addresses systemic racism in the issue, particularly in her native England. 

“There were a few things that I would do when I was younger that I was told were bad for my race,” she told Vogue. “Now the things I do are not just for me anymore. I think more of my culture and my race, as opposed to thinking about just me.”

And when it comes to the “angry Black woman” stereotype, Campbell admits “I am quite over it.”

“Is it now that we have permission to speak? Well, I have always spoken,” she said.

Campbell also shares with the fashion magazine that she’s writing her autobiography.

“I had this old-school way of looking at it as having to put pen to paper,” she said. “But I had a lovely lunch last year with Clarence Avant. I asked him, ‘Clarence, How do you do it? How do you start writing?’ And he told me, ‘Just start from anywhere. Don’t start from the beginning.’ So it is going to happen!”

You can read her full Vogue feature here.

Vogue’s November issue is available on newsstands nationwide on Oct. 27.

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Trump Fires Shots at NBC News Correspondent Kristen Welker Ahead of Presidential Debate

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*The final 2020 presidential debate will go down Thursday, October 22 (9 pm ET) at Belmont University in Nashville, TN, and Trump has already fired shots at Kristen Welker, the moderator of the event. 

Trump claims Welker is crazy and biased in favour of Biden, calling her “terrible and unfair” in a tweet on Saturday. 

“She’s always been terrible & unfair, just like most of the Fake News reporters, but I’ll still play the game. The people know! How’s Steve Scully doing?” Trump tweeted along with a retweet from son Donald Trump Jr., linking Welker and her family to prominent Democrats.

According to Fox News,Welker’s family has donated tens of thousands of dollars to Democrats over the years. In 2012, the veteran journalist and her family spent Christmas at the White House with the Obamas. 

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Trump’s comment about Steve Scully is in reference to when then C-SPAN journalist was suspended for allegedly lying about his Twitter account being hacked. The incident occurred before he was set to moderate the Oct. 15 debate between Trump and Biden. The event was ultimately canceled.

Welker briefly deactivated her Twitter account after Scully claimed he had been hacked, according to the report. 

Earlier this year, Welker, an NBC News White House correspondent, was tapped to serve as the new weekend co-anchor of the “Today” program.

Welker started her career at the network as a “Today” intern more than 20 years ago and now she replaced Sheinelle Jones as weekend co-anchor with fellow NBC News White House correspondent Peter Alexander.

“To have come here as an intern for the Today show, to shoot that reel… I looked so serious,” Welker said after watching an old clip of herself reading the news for her demo reel at age 21. “To be terrified like that and then to come and sit at this desk, to sit next to my friend Peter Alexander every Saturday, it is the honor of a lifetime.”

Welker will be the first Black woman to moderate the presidential debate.

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BLIND ITEM: Rapper is Acting As An Informant

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*The following Blind Item comes from Hollywood insider Enty Lawyer. Please address all inquiries and complaints to the original source.

It turns out that this female A list rapper is acting as an informant for the FBI about not only her former gang member friends but also things she learns from other people she comes into contact with.

Can you guess the A list rapper?

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