Chris Rock draws fire for July 4 tweet about ‘white peoples independence day’ | DJ Laz Morning Show

While Americans were watching fireworks displays and enjoying barbecues, Chris Rock was stirring up some fireworks of his own with a controversial July 4 tweet.

“Happy white peoples independence day the slaves weren’t free but I’m sure they enjoyed fireworks,” Rock tweeted.

Reactions came fast and furious, with some fans telling the actor/comedian they were now swearing off his films for what they considered an unpatriotic comment.

Wrote David Burge, “Good one! I bet your Guatemalan house staff got a good chuckle.”


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