5 Celebrities Who Should Probably Sit This One Out, Ranked

When the going gets tough, the famous get ready to talk without thinking

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2 min readJun 1, 2020
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5. Azealia Banks

When you’re looking for things to be thankful for, we humbly suggest the fact that the queen of the bad take went off on her latest social media tirade without wading into the atrocities of the past week. (Though Busta Rhymes and Dave Chappelle probably wish she had.)

4. Amy Schumer

If Diddy invites you on Black Revolt News to talk about what White allyship looks like — and for all your newfound conscience, you have a long history of plea-copping and passing off problematic shit as “comedy” — then sure, you could do it. But here’s a thought: You could also not. Just something to consider.

3. Madonna

Yeah, we’re done here.

2. Shameik Moore

After trotting out the old “Black-on-Black crime” canard on Twitter (and earning himself some serious blue-check blowback in the process), Miles Morales took the show to IG Live, only to ramble his way through a torturous word salad that only convinced people he should’ve listened to his team and maybe entered the library-verse instead.

1. Lil Wayne

Not to be outdone by Shameik Moore, Tunechi used an appearance on Fat Joe’s Instagram talk show not only to exonerate the police, but to — well, whatever this means: “If we place the blame on anybody, it should be ourselves for not doing more than what we think we’re doing.” This. Ain’t. It. Chief.