CNN's Don Lemon Shows Uncensored N-Word Sign on TV, Incites Twitter 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…
After that stunt I hope @CNN put Don Lemon in protective custody
— Jeremy Chinn (@jearbear444) June 23, 2015
Is Don Lemon offended by Don Lemon?
— Edgar Mannheimer (@EdgarMannheimer) June 23, 2015
Don Lemon, they're all yours today. All of em. pic.twitter.com/bQhrPUXcSo
— Natasha Pixie (@WickedLPixie) June 23, 2015
Regardless of your political affiliation we can all agree that Don Lemon is a jackass.
— Darnell (@trini87) June 23, 2015
Bacardi Don Lemón & the jig pic.twitter.com/K0TIUS1bkT
— Marcos from Q St SE (@ShowinmadLov) June 23, 2015
I wasn’t offended by the N-word. I was offended by Don Lemon… lulzzzzzz
— Dexian Wang (@dxtehsecks) June 23, 2015
wont lie – don lemon offends me more than the word nigger, so i dont use the word and i dont watch don. my life is happy without both.
— damiEn bowman 3.3 (@damiEnbowman) June 23, 2015
I have no words for Don Lemon at the moment. He's trash.
— Petty Mayonnaise (@La_Rhonnie) June 23, 2015