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Ellen Pompeo Slams A&E for 'Generation KKK' Series, Wants a Boycott of Network

Ellen Pompeo Slams A&E for 'Generation KKK' Series, Wants a Boycott of Network

Ellen Pompeo is speaking out on Twitter about a new A&E series called Generation KKK, where the network will give viewers a look into the lives of families headed by members of the Ku Klux Klan (a racist organization).

The Grey’s Anatomy star took to Twitter to express her shock and outrage at the network’s choice to normalize the KKK for anyone with cable to see.

Ellen sent out several tweets on the subject, which you can read below.

“We shouldn’t be giving ignorance a platform we already did that this year and look what it got us,” Ellen said, referencing this tumultuous election year resulting in Donald Trump‘s presidency.

Click inside to read everything Ellen said…

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  • Courtney Puzzo

    Ms Pompeo is an idiot A&E are doing this as an educational thing for an uncomfortable part of our history. if you don’t learn from your history You’re doomed to repeat it

  • Emmy Snow

    do we know if she is a scientologist? Because thats the same channel that runs Leah Remeni’s anti scientology program> She could not be one but this was just the first thing that popped into my head when she called to boycott it

  • byron_babe

    Let’s see if there’s a similar reaction if the network aired a Black Lives Matter segment calling for all whites to be killed.

  • Dee

    you are a fucking idiot.

  • Dee

    you are a fucking idiot.

  • Dee

    you can inform people without giving horrible ideologies a platform.

  • Dylan

    You should focus less on networks and more on getting some basic education and, if you try hard enough, some common sense. (:

  • Dylan

    Do you choose to ignore logic or are you this ignorant by default?

  • ola akande

    lmao

  • Roscoe

    She should first boycott and criticize her own party for starting the KKK and likely still directing and funding it.

  • Sansa Squad

    she’s not. she is, however, married to a black man and has two black children (she’s also, y’know, a decent human being) so we hardly need to speculate as to why she’d want to boycott a network that’s giving a platform to the kkk.

  • Sansa Squad

    this would be true if it were a documentary about the “history” of the kkk (plenty of which already exist – you can find them on the history channel, pbs, etc. and no one calls for boycotts because THAT’s not a problem). THIS is a reality/”documentary” series about modern-day families headed by klan members. even if they’re doing it to “raise awareness” (which btw they’re not…it’s about distributing sensational content to make $$$) they’re willfully bringing these people into the mainstream, normalizing their racist agenda and giving them a platform to spread their hateful rhetoric . I won’t watch the trailer because I refuse to give them views, but reading the “concept” of the show is absolutely sickening. this just isn’t okay.

  • Sarah Jessica Pork-her

    What in the actual nope are you talking about?

    http://s284.photobucket.com/user/Bigsteve87/media/Gifs/ByeBitch.gif.html

  • crazyassmom

    Sorry, still have the final season of “Bates Motel”!

  • Gina

    Black Lives Matter doesn’t advocate killing of any kind. Stop being a dumbass.

  • Gina

    The irony is, her calling for a boycott draws attention to a show that many people probably didn’t know existed.

  • Ariana-Kaelita

    Boycott something like the Kardashians and their spin-offs. Not this. This is nothing but an educational show. Ellen Pompeo is ignorant, and its liberals like her which are the reason why Trump got elected. People are tired of PC nonsense and nothing getting done. Obama did nothing for the country. He is a failure as a POTUS,

  • Wendy

    I’m not gonna lie though, I would watch it because it sounds like it would be interesting. And no, I’m not a racist, I just like to learn as much about the world as I can.

  • Ariana-Kaelita

    Its an educational show, I do not get why she is against it.

  • beccaboo1212

    I am SO glad that we have celebrities to tell us what to think and how to vote. Not sure how I’d live my life if a celeb wasn’t there for me.
    I’m not a fan of the KKK. Most people aren’t. Believe it or not, that is without a celebrity telling me what to do. I get enough of that at work, thank you.

  • Angel M

    You’re missing the point. You can go to Wikipedia for education. The issue is that they’re giving the KKK a platform to speak to millions of Americans. No matter how they portray them, the problem is that they now can amplify their messaging to the entire country. Considering Trump has already ignited this mentality, the fact that a TV network would stoop this low to “expose” something so obviously enticing to such an embarrassing amount of Americans is just plain dangerous.

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  • xyz

    Listen, race traitor, have u ever heard of freedom of xpression? I see, some are more equal than others….

  • xyz

    Go live in Africa or Jamaica, end of story!

  • xyz

    Because her handlers told her so

  • xyz

    Because her handlers told her so

  • xyz

    Truth hurts?

  • xyz

    What planet u live on, dumbass?

  • Trump Has Your Number

    Hillary lost. Stop crying.

  • Gina

    Hopefully not the same planet you live on, bitch.

  • Gina

    Exactly. They are trying to humanize a terrorist group. Could you imagine the outrage if there was a “documentary” on ISIS? People would be protesting in the streets. Talk about double standards.

  • Mike Pence

    hey moron that was 100 years ago. and the republitards are the ones supporting it and funding it nowdays

  • Mike Pence

    shutup douchebag

  • Mike Pence

    shutup. I own you

  • Mike Pence

    learn to spell, moron.

  • Angel M

    A&E has a nationwide campaign running right now bombarding people with advertising for this show. I saw it on a Facebook ad.

  • Gina

    Interesting. I’m not much of a TV watcher or a Facebook user, so I never saw the ads.

  • Gina

    Interesting. I’m not much of a TV watcher or a Facebook user, so I never saw the ads.

  • Ariana-Kaelita

    Get lost idiot.

  • Ariana-Kaelita

    Get lost idiot.

  • Roscoe

    Oh really? When exactly did they hand over the keys? Did they also transfer the deed to Planned Parenthood?

  • Roscoe

    Oh really? When exactly did they hand over the keys? Did they also transfer the deed to Planned Parenthood?

  • Greg Ray

    Come on TV and Movies constantly make us watch Interracial Gay Lesbian and now Transgender. And because she’s in an interracial marriage she wants to condemn A&E for there programing.

  • Booboo

    Racist Racist racist