Major calls for CNN’s Don Lemon to be FIRED for his comments about Kanye West’s White House meeting with Donald Trump is picking up steam. Don Lemon stated that Kanye West’s appearance there was like a “minstrel show”, that his “mother would be rolling in her grave”, and for calling him a “token negro” only two days earlier on his own show.
Don Lemon’s comments on ‘The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer’ on yesterday angered many people after he said that Kanye West embarrassed himself and the African-American community during his meeting with the president. Furthermore, Don “Lemonhead” Lemon also claimed that Donald Trump was using and exploiting Kanye West, which is beyond laughable, and that fits right into the CNN fake news agenda of which they are world famous for.
Kanye West was on an official lunch visit to see Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump at the White House to discuss crime in Chicago, prison reform and African-American employment, alongside NFL Hall of Famer, Jim Brown.
Obviously, Kanye West’s appearance in the Oval Office irked Don Lemon, a staunch Donald Trump opposer, who two days earlier called the fashion designer and musical artist a “token negro”, which garnered calls from Donald Trump Jr., former NFL star Herschel Walker, and political commentator Candace Owens for him to be fired from the Cable News Network (CNN).
Went to bed appalled over @donlemon despicable behavior laughing at @TaraSetmayer and @Bakari_Sellers awful remarks about Kanye West’s visit with @realDonaldTrump!! Woke up wondering why @CNN doesn’t take all three off the air?#SHAMEFUL #CNN https://t.co/MwGWIfh8so
— Herschel Walker (@HerschelWalker) October 11, 2018
However, that didn’t stop Don Lemon from calling Kanye West’s appearance a “minstrel show”, which now has even more people calling for his resignation from CNN. Don Lemon stated, “I have no animosity for Kanye West. I’m just going to be honest and I may get in a lot of trouble for it. I actually feel bad for him. What I saw was a minstrel show today.”
“I couldn’t even watch it. I had to turn the television off because it was so hard to watch. Him sitting there, being used by the President of the United States. The President of the United States exploiting him.”
Reality check Don! Kanye West wanted to go and meet the President to discuss certain topics, in a private lunch meeting, which occurred in private after the cameras had left, so claiming that Donald Trump is using him is absolutely absurd.
Don Lemon added, “If anyone around him cares about him… they need to grab him, snatch him up and get Kanye together because Kanye needs help. This has nothing to do with being liberal or a conservative. This has to do with honesty. And we have to stop pretending, sitting here on these CNN panels or whatever network panels, and pretending like this is normal and let’s have this conversation about Kanye West.”
Now, Kanye West’s passion for viable and important topics of discussion, which were later spoken about in private, shouldn’t be confused with CNN’s insistence in trying to make anything that concerns Donald Trump or Kanye West’s support for the US president look bad.
Conservative commentator Candace Owens said the following about Don Lemon’s comments, and the CNN segment being aired in the way in which it was: “I cannot believe it would be allowed on any network, least of all having a host that’s laughing as if it’s funny”.
Fox News contributor, Deroy Murdock, called Don Lemon’s comments ‘reprehensible’ and ‘racist’ and that it was typical behaviour of the “Trump Hating Left”. Murdock said, “Black Americans who think for ourselves are mocked and degraded with words we last saw under Jim Crow.”
Calls for Don Lemon to be fired may soon be trending with the new hashtag #FireDonLemon, as what he said was not only insensitive, but also clearly racist, after attacking Kanye for expressing his own thoughts and his own opinions. Surely, tolerance, as we all know, isn’t the Left’s forte now is it?
Down below, you can watch what Kanye West said in the Oval Office, followed by Don Lemon’s Situation Room words on CNN where he said, “this president loves celebrities” in reference to Donald Trump, which is once again beyond laughable, as it wasn’t Donald Trump who gave out Medals of Freedom to Ellen DeGeneres, Robert De Niro and Bruce Springsteen, now was it? Nope, that was Barack Obama.
So, to say that Donald Trump is exploiting Kanye West is hilarious, and couldn’t be further from the truth. Donald Trump gave out Medals of Honor to war veterans, but we digress…
Down below, you can watch Kanye West’s full appearance in the Oval Office, and then make up your own mind about Don Lemon’s comments on Kanye. We feel Don Lemon’s comments are way out of line and are in fact “disparaging” and ultimately “racist”, emphasising the double standard of the leftist agenda to discredit people on the basis of their colour and race when certain people speak their minds, contrary to their hopes and wishes.
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