50 Cent & Sherri Shepherd Of The View Go Off On Doug Lamborn For Calling President Obama A Tar Baby

 

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As we previously reported, Rep. Doug Lamborn, (R-Colo.), has come under fire for using the term "tar baby" to describe President Obama during a radio interview.

Lamborn has since issued an apology, but for many that's not enough.

50 Cent weighed in on the situation today via Twitter, calling for Lamborn to either step down or be forced to resign.

"Republican congressman Doug Lamborn should be relieved of his duties after calling president Obama a tar baby," 50 tweeted to his nearly 5 million followers. "Tar baby is a synonym for n*gger, except it is only used in bigoted manners, whereas n*gga can be a sign of respect. The term comes from a children's story in which they explain that slaves were 'dark and dumb'due to the fact they were 'baptized in TAR' #SK."

 


Sherri Shepherd of The View was equally outraged. She vented on the show today, saying she is tired of people like Lamborn and Rush Limbaugh, uttering racially insensitive remarks about Obama and getting away with it without consequences.

"I'm tired of giving people a pass, and then they do an apology and say I didn't know," Shepherd said. "I've never heard a purist call Nixon, Clinton, Bush, Reagan, a tar baby. I don't care. ...Everybody's using these things for Barack Obama and I say, I think you know exactly what you're saying and it's so much in your heart, the racism, you can't even help it. It freaking comes out!"

 

Watch the video of Sherri talking about the issue below. Then weigh in with your thoughts in the comment section.

 



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Comment by DJ JDeuce on August 6, 2011 at 11:04am
Sherri went IN!!! GET EMZ!!!
Comment by OJ BUNDY on August 6, 2011 at 1:43am
choose them words carefully homie you know what you was saying you dont step in some s*** you cant get off your shoes http://bigteespot.spreadshirt.com/
Comment by DIMINYON on August 5, 2011 at 3:11pm
katie couric needs to shut up tar baby is racial point blank period and it was used to degrade black people period
Comment by JEDI_FROM_HOTH on August 4, 2011 at 6:17pm
When people come with that Tar Baby has more than one meaning b******* its a cover up. N***** also means lazy person but if you call me a N***** I will prove that definition wrong because I will be working on your a** until the police show up.
Comment by Jonny G. on August 4, 2011 at 4:07pm
Race, pride and prejudice is all this world has come to. We need to change our ways and view each other as humans beings rather than point out our differences.
Comment by BuckDat on August 4, 2011 at 2:26pm
@ComeUpKid

Sorry, but that's some simple minded horse s***. A "race" being inferior or superior is just an opinion.
Comment by DoughBoi ENT on August 4, 2011 at 12:33pm
I beat that man a** real talk
Comment by James on August 4, 2011 at 12:32pm
U F****** PENIS U LIVE IN BUBBLE.B****
Comment by richard allan on August 4, 2011 at 11:59am
there are some really ignorant people here.
Comment by THA LEGENDARY BITNEH'BOI* on August 4, 2011 at 11:31am
k** on that waz very racist!!!!better yet I'd like to see Chrise Rock azz'win tha next president ellection,Hell better off to me'....Tha whole damn nation know's him'lolz'......thnk racism would be an issue then??lol'Joe Biden drop dead!!!!!Sayn how many white males role models do we have today??Or do we have any?? I thnk #Jeddy said it best!jerks



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