White Comedian Josh Denny Gets Dragged To Hell On Twitter For Saying ‘Straight White Male’ Is The New N-Word

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White Comedian Josh Denny Gets Dragged To Hell On Twitter For Saying ‘Straight White Male’ Is The New N-Word

Even Don Cheadle had to chime in.

Published May 21, 2018

Comedian Josh Denny had a case of foot-in-mouth last Friday after he made a comment that overwhelmingly rubbed most of Twitter the wrong way.

In the racially insensitive tweet, Denny claims the phrase "straight white male" is this century's N-word, and, needless to say, Twitter and a few A-list actors — including the likes of Don Cheadle — dragged him for his ignorant comment.

In his initial tweet, Denny said that the phrase, like the N-word, in his opinion, "is used to offend and diminish the recipient based on assumption and bias."

  1. (Pedro voice from Napoleon Dynamite) - My hairs was hot so I cut they all off.

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    He rounded out his flighty explanation by adding that there is absolutely "no difference in the usage."

  2. After his annoyingly attention-seeking comments went viral, he was put in his place by a series of public personalities and accounts including the likes of Cheadle, who kept it direct with two necessary responsive words, and even Dictionary.com, which gave him a bit more context into why he sounds like an idiot.

  3. Kima Jones also highlighted this interesting point that put everything into perspective. Honestly, Denny, you should read this:

  4. The rest of Twitter carried on the roast in the best way possible, and we wholeheartedly hope he got the picture, because... bruh... no.

  5. Well, look at that. It seems as Denny is a misogynist in addition to his part-time racism. Shocking.

Written by Moriba Cummings

(Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

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