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CNN's Don Lemon Shows Uncensored N-Word Sign on TV, Incites Twitter Backlash

CNN's Don Lemon Shows Uncensored N-Word Sign on TV, Incites Twitter Backlash

CNN’s Don Lemon is no stranger to extreme controversy and on Monday evening (June 22), he held up a sign with the N-word written and very uncensored live on the air.

President Barack Obama recently used the word on Marc Maron‘s “WTF” podcast, which also caused some backlash.

You can watch the clip of the moment below where Don holds up the word and asks if it offends you.

Meanwhile, the moment has gone viral and Twitter exploded with thoughts about the insensitive moment. See some tweets below in reaction to the clip.

Click inside to read some of the backlash tweets after Don Lemon’s stunt…

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  • Kim Moore

    i see nothing wrong with what he did

  • Amber

    Me either. What’s wrong with people?

  • Jon M’Shulla

    Boring. Like talking about racism. Boring.

  • gymb0

    Please ask a senator or congressman why not build the wall out of veterans, as there is around 40’000 homeless every night. 20’000 to 25’000 could close down the border quite well. They could put it thru as a jobs bill for veterans. And all the money they get would be put back into the economy.