Ellen Degeneres who’s known to be America’s Sweetheart and can do wrong has just ruffled some feather’s after her tweet about the fastest man alive Usain Bolt.
Following his win at the Olympics Ellen Degeneres jumped on the bandwagon and Photoshopped a picture of her riding the Jamaican athlete’s back. The photo’s caption seemed to be what got Black Twitter riled up. Take a look at what she said below:
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August 15, 2016
Well after the tweet went viral this happened:
Honestly seeing Black folks defend that Ellen photo of Usain is depressing. "she was just saying he is fast" Oh yea? pic.twitter.com/rE1YGIPpIu
— Leslie Mac (@LeslieMac) August 16, 2016
Along with other tweets but Ellen humbly responded by saying:
I am highly aware of the racism that exists in our country. It is the furthest thing from who I am.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August 16, 2016
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