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Wendy later clarified her comments and apologized on today's show.
Not everyone was inspired or moved by the thought-provoking speech Jesse Williams delivered while accepting his Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards, which took place in late June.
On Wednesday, Wendy Williams, tried to come for Jesse Williams’ call out of institutional racism, HBCU’s and the NAACP on The Wendy Williams Show.
She stated, “His speech was very poignant, on one hand. On the other hand, you know, I would be really offended if there was a school that was known as a historically white college. We have historically Black colleges. What if it was the National Organization for White People only? There’s the NAACP.”
So, of course, Twitter had to check her:
PWIs ARE historically white colleges… Wendy Williams has joined the ranks of Stacey Dash. pic.twitter.com/7EGrrmmJ8L— elle (@spokenELLE) July 6, 2016
Wendy Williams talmbout she'd be offended if there were Historically White Colleges. FOOL, EVERY COLLEGE THAT ISN'T AN HBCU IS JUST THAT.— Awesomely Luvvie (@Luvvie) July 6, 2016
Dear Wendy Williams, every institution that isn't an HBCU is a historically white college.— Kato Leonard (@kato3000) July 6, 2016
Dear Wendy Williams pic.twitter.com/TfxAVYkCtg— Nia CC (@Ni13astar) July 7, 2016
Wendy Williams is hating on HBCUs and the NAACP, yet her show is on BET 🤔🤔🤔 pic.twitter.com/tRyn6AmoAN— Savannah L. Barker (@savannah_lb) July 7, 2016
I would like to trade Wendy Williams, Azealia Banks, Stacy Dash, and Raven-Symone in for a store credit please.— Always A Diva… (@SARR_J) July 6, 2016
PSA:— ✨Bri.✨ (@JMonet__) July 7, 2016
Wendy Williams and Stacey Dash are no longer invited to the cookouts…no they cannot bring a dish to try and get in either 🙄
In the end, Twitter returned Wendy Williams for store credit and banished her from the cookout.
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