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Rachel Lindsay & Bekah Martinez Put Hannah Brown on Blast After Her Apology For Lip-Syncing The N-Word

Rachel Lindsay & Bekah Martinez Put Hannah Brown on Blast After Her Apology For Lip-Syncing The N-Word

Rachel Lindsay isn’t impressed at all by Hannah Brown‘s apology for using the N-word on her Instagram Live.

The former Bachelorette star and attorney called out Hannah, also a star of The Bachelorette, for what happened and how she reacted.

If you didn’t see, Hannah was spotted lip-synching to DaBaby‘s “Rockstar” and says she didn’t realize she said the word until fans point it out to her.

Later on, Hannah wrote an apology on her Instagram Stories for what happened. Rachel, however, isn’t buying it.

“It’s easy to make a statement. It’s easy to hide behind words, but when you’re bold enough to say the N-word on camera, on your platform… then you need to bold enough to use your face on camera and apologize in the same way you said the word,” Rachel shared on her own Instagram.

She added, “We can’t give people a pass for this. We have to hold people accountable for what they’re doing.”

“You should feel disgusted when you say that word. You should feel uncomfortable,” Rachel went on, explaining how heavy that word really is to Black people. “That word has so much weight and history behind it. If you don’t know, please do yourself a favor and educate yourself on that word.”

“That word was used to make black people feel less than… and every time you use that word and you’re not black, you give that word power, and that is why it is wrong,” she added. “Non-black people should not feel OK about saying the word n*****. It’s wrong.”

Rachel isn’t the only Bachelor Nation star that called out Hannah.

Click inside to see what Bekah Martinez said about the situation…

“You can’t say the N-word just because black people say it. Black people reclaimed the use of a word that was used for centuries to oppress and dehumanize them,” Bekah shared on her own Instagram Stories, as well.

She continued, “It’s a word that holds so much historical weight that the black community is still healing from and parts of the white community are still weaponizing for dehumanization, particularly in the south. so no, it’s not cool to just sing it along the lyrics of a song especially not on your platform with millions of followers?!! It’s 2020. at least make a legitimate apology and acknowledge your behavior.”

Bekah went on, calling out any white celeb, or person really, who is using their privilege to say that word like normal.

“Even if it’s ‘just the lyrics to a song’ … especially when that person had the wherewithal to skip over the F-word lyric first,” she said. “We’ve got to hold people accountable to do better otherwise we’re continuing to prioritize the feelings of white people (and someone we ‘stan’) over ending our country’s loooong history of casual racism and flippant anti-blackness.”

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Posted to: Bekah Martinez, Hannah Brown, Rachel Lindsay

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