If you’ve been overheard and recorded uttering nasty racist slurs against black people, it’s probably best to keep quiet when an iconic person of color passes away. Paris Hilton has called black people ‘dirty niggers‘, told journalists that “she can’t stand black people“, and has a “one percent” rule against dating black men (ie. her boyfriends can’t be more than 1% ‘black’).
Nevertheless, the passing of Nelson Mandela prompted the wealthy socialite to tweet out her profound sadness about the man who spent his entire life fighting idiots like her.
Ben Cohen is the editor and founder of The Daily Banter. He lives in Washington DC where he does podcasts, teaches Martial Arts, and tries to be a good father. He would be extremely disturbed if you took him too seriously.