Alright now, ya’ll. I need some reader participation. Who deserves the honor of biggest fool of the week?
Rap-up magazine: On being a Knowles
“At this point, it’s starting to hurt me more than help me because my family is sort of known as the new age Huxtables. We’re the clean-cut girls. But I got married at 17, had a kid at 17. Ever since I was younger, I always considered myself to be into more artistic things than [Beyoncé]. People just hear the [Knowles] name and they just put a stamp on it automatically.”
FNC’s Bill O’Reilly said Wednesday that the network didn’t report on Jackson’s use of the racial epithet previously because “I’m not in the business of hurting Jesse Jackson — because it does hurt Jesse Jackson — and I’m not in the business of creating some kind of controversy that’s not relevant to the general subject: one civil rights leader disparaging another over policy. So we held it back. Some weasel leaked it to the Internet.”
On the importance of lyricism: “Ain’t nobody into that shit no more.”
Start at 1:45.
Why is she crying?
Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling for entertainers to stop using the N-word.
“We will challenge and urge all artists and comics to stop using this word,” Jackson said. “What other group is subjected to such a degrading terminology?”
The Rev. Jesse Jackson used the N-word during a break in a TV interview where he criticized presidential candidate Barack Obama, Fox News confirmed Wednesday.
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