PM BUZZ: Chelsea Handler Mocks ’12 Years A Slave’ With Racist Tweet & More

Published 03/03/2014 by Dani B.


Black Twitter Reacts To Chelsea Handler’s ’12 Years A Slave’ Tweets


Chelsea Handler got into some hot water last night after tweeting a plug for her book, shortly after Lupita Nyong’o’s historic “Best Supporting Actress” Academy Award win.

The comedian and talk show conducted a Twitter takeover for Huffington Post and tweeted “Congratulation #lupita” and promoted her book “Uganda Be Kidding Me” that will be out later this year. Many took offense to the post and were confused over whether or not she was trying to connect Lupita’s win to a joke:

Congratulations #lupita To pre order #ugandabekiddingme go to #Oscars @chelseahandler

— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) March 3, 2014

Are you are trying to connect this book to @Lupita_Nyongo because she’s black and from Africa? Wow.

— Andrea Houston (@dreahouston) March 3, 2014

After “12 Years A Slave” won for “Best…

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