Archive for December 22nd, 2012

22 Dec

Katt Williams needs an intervention


22 Dec

Meteorologist fired for replying to racist Facebook comment

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Television personalities are encouraged to communicate with their fans on Facebook but a meteorologist in Shreveport, La. was fired for doing just that.

Rhonda Lee, the weekend weather forecaster for KTBS-TV, was fired for responding to comments left on her station’s Facebook page lambasting her appearance. She responded to a viewer’s complaint that suggested the “black lady” wear a wig to hide her cropped hair.

“im not sure if she is a cancer patient,” wrote viewer Emmitt Vascocu on Oct 1, according to Ebony. “but still its not something myself that i think looks good on tv. what about letting someone a male have waist long hair do the news. what about that.”

Lee politely responded later that day telling Vascocu that she’s the “black lady” he was referring to:
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