This is a list of comments said in 2018 by Celebrities and Politicians that had a considerable amount of backlash creating much controversy. Please express your opinions on whether these quotes deserved the backlash. Also if you find none of these quotes as offensive then vote for your least favorite celebrity/politician because it took me a lot of time to do my research, fact-check all the quotes etc. Thank you.
The Top Ten
When you hear about slavery for 400 years… for 400 years? That sounds like a choice – Kanye West
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West’s parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching …read more.
Viral video available on TMZ channel of YouTube. – Joeljohns249
This guy is kinda cool… You may be surprised to hear he’s a congressional candidate from Texas and not a hitman in a porno movie – Pete Davidson
Pete Davidson is an American actor and comedian. He is a cast member on Saturday Night Live. Davidson has also appeared on the MTV shows Guy Code, Wild ‘n Out, and Failosophy.
He said this about War Veteran Dan Crenshaw, who lost one of his eye in the war and had wore an eye patch to cover it. – Joeljohns249
White men are the biggest terror threat to our country – Don Lemon
He said this just after saying “we should stop demonizing any ethnicities” during a CNN reporting segment – Joeljohns249
You are the liar. When are you going to give me my apology? You’re a thief too – Serena Williams
Serena Jameka Williams is an American professional tennis player. The Women’s Tennis Association ranked her world No. 1 in singles on eight separate occasions between 2002 and 2017. She reached the No. 1 ranking for the first time on July 8, 2002.
She said this to the umpire at US Open 2018 Finals:-Serena was first flagged for cheating which her coach later admitted. Showing her disapproval, she destroyed her racket which is against the rules. She got penalized again. By this time she was furious, she went on to call the umpire a “liar” and a “thief” as said in the above quote. The umpire who was fed up hearing this penalized her again for verbal abuse which ultimately led her to lose the match.At the post-match press conference, she went onto accuse the umpire of sexism.Also during the trophy awarding ceremony, the winner Naomi Osaka fell into tears after she was boooed by the entire audience. – Joeljohns249
Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here? – Donald Trump
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, …read more.
The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James’ Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studio’s values, and we have severed our business relationship with him – Disney
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
This was the official statement Disney released explaining the firing of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director James Gunn. Apparently Gunn had joked about topics like rape, child abuse, and pedophilia on his Twitter page over a decade ago. – Joeljohns249
The only white people that thank Jesus are Republicans and ex-crackheads – Michael Che
Michael Che is an American comedian, writer, and actor. He was briefly a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and has previously worked as a writer for Saturday Night Live.
Emmy Awards 2018 Monologue – Joeljohns249
Muslim brotherhood & planet of the apes had a baby=VJ – Roseanne Barr
Roseanne Cherrie Barr is an American actress, comedian, writer, television producer, director, and 2012 presidential nominee of the California-based Peace and Freedom Party.
VJ refers to Valerie Jarrett.
Valerie Jarrett was a senior advisor to former President Obama. This was so controversial that her new revived show Roseanne got cancelled immediately – Joeljohns249
Africa won the World Cup – Trevor Noah
He said this the next day after France won the FIFA World Cup – Joeljohns249
But what is racist? Because you do get in trouble if you are a white person who puts on blackface on Halloween, or a black person who puts on whiteface for Halloween. Back when I was a kid that was OK – Megyn Kelly
Megyn Marie Kelly is an American journalist, a political commentator, and a former corporate defense attorney.
Despite apologizing for this comment continuously, NBC still canceled her show “Megyn Kelly Today” – Joeljohns249
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