OR...OR you can step your f*ckin GAME up, you ugly pelican lookin' bitch.
And then, I scrolled back up to look at her picture, cuz when I came in here, I really just kinda skimmed right over the pic to get to the words. But now, I'm not gon type nothin. Ima just go get some paper towel and Spic an Span to clean the almond milk off my keyboard, monitor, desk, lamp, printer/scanner/copier/fax and paper shredder.
eta: I hate everybody on page 6...and prolly most of y'all on pages 2-5 too.
again racist comments took hostage of a proud moment for a 16-year-old
American gymnast. In this case the moment belonged to Simone Biles who
became the first black woman to win a world all-around title last week.
Biles won bronze on the balance beam at worlds in Antwerp, Belgium,
Italian gymnast Carlotta Ferlito said in a video interview, "I told
(teammate Vanessa Ferrari) that next time we should also paint our skin
black so then we can win, too."
"I found it very insulting," Biles
father, Ron, told USA TODAY Sports from their home in Spring, Texas.
"The racial comment was really out of line."
Biles mother, Nellie,
said she had a talk with her daughter the past two days when the family
learned about the comments. "It did bother her," Nellie said. "I told
her, 'Don't get roped into this' and, 'Don't let those comments ruin
this moment for you. Just be proud of your performance and outcome.'
People are entitled to their opinion. For her to go into this racism
stuff is pointless, and she's not going to address it."
added that he found the comments ironic since "normally it's not in her
favor being black, at least not in the world that I live in." However,
he said his daughter has moved on. "She's not fazed by it," he said.
Gymnastics officials said Wednesday they plan to contact the Italian
federation about the incident. Ferlito apologized via Twitter on
Tuesday: "I want to apologize with the Americans girls. I didn't want to
sound rude or racist. I love Simone and I'm a huge fan of USA
gymnastics." She added, "I've made a mistake, I'm not perfect … I didn't
think about what I was saying. I'm just a human. I'm so so sorry."
Gymnastics president Steve Penny released a statement Wednesday: "The
United States is proud of its athletes and the success they achieved at
our recent World Championships, especially Simone. who won the
all-around title and brought home four medals. USA Gymnastics is
disappointed by the recent comments made by Carlotta Ferlito and
apparently by the Italian Gymnastics Federation. Gymnastics is a global
and inclusive sport with talented athletes, and there is no place for
racial insensitivity. We are contacting the Italian federation for
clarification on its comments."
Biles flew home to Texas (TX stand up!) on
Monday, and by Tuesday afternoon she said life was back to normal. "The
little girls at the gym are freaking out a little bit, saying hi and
giving me hugs and stuff, but that's it," Biles told USA TODAY Sports.
summer at the London Games, Gabby Douglas, at age 16, became the first
black woman to win the Olympic all-around gold medal.Douglas received
criticism on Twitter for her straightened hair, a racially sensitive
issue in the African-American community.
"I don't know where this
is coming from," she said then. "What's wrong with my hair? I just
simply gelled it back, put some clips in it and put it in a bun. Are you
kidding me? I just made history. And you're focusing on my hair? I just
want to say, we're all beautiful inside out. I don't think people
should be worried about that.. Nothing is going to change."
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