Every Time Stacey Dash Proved She Was Clueless

The actress has attacked Black History Month and more.


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Just Clueless.. - Ever since she became a conservative pundit in 2012, Stacey Dash has become more quotable than her Clueless character Dionne. From backing Donald Trump to saying there should be no BET or Black History Month to attacking Maxine Waters, Dash has brought Republican trollism into the mainstream. She is now apologizing but here's a rundown of her most infuriatingly clueless moments... (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)


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Jesse Williams - After the world looked on in awe and admired 2016 Humanitarian Award honoree Jesse Williams for his pro-Black acceptance speech, Stacey Dash found issue for his advocacy for Black folks, calling him a "Hollywood plantation slave." She even went on to say his words were an "attack on white people," and even called him "ghetto" in the process.(Photo by Kevin Winter/BET/Getty Images for BET)


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Mitt Romney - Dash's improbable career as Professional Contrarian started in 2012, when she decided to back Mitt Romney in the presidential election and said she was "naive" for voting Obama in 2008. After announcing her allegiance to Romney in — what else — a red, white and blue bathing suit on Twitter, Conservatives wasted no time putting her on a pedestal. While a woman certainly has the right to change her mind, especially with political allegiances, it's hard not to believe Dash's party preference is more a career decision than a values one.  (Photo: Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images)


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Gender Inequality - While on the Meredith Vieira Show earlier this year, Dash took shots at the growing chorus of people calling for closing the pay gap. Though it is factual that women make 78 cents on the dollar compared to men (Black women make on 64 cents), Dash blamed the victim, imploring women to "work harder" and that the movement is "an excuse" to be lazy. Sigh. Wonder if she'd feel the same way if she had access to the salaries of her male counterparts at Fox News? (Photo: Valerie Macon/Getty Images)


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Paula Deen - While it can pretty much be agreed upon that Paula Deen got the fallout she deserved after it was revealed she used the n-word, Dash rushed to her defense. "God does everything for a reason @Paula_Deen Only God can judge your heart BTW my daughter loves your show (only way she can get me to cook)," she tweeted.  (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)


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Oprah Winfrey - While only God can judge Paula Deen, Dash feels free to wag a finger at Oprah for comparing Trayvon Martin to Emmett Till. "If you aren't careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed and loving the people who are doing the oppressing," she tweeted in response. Malcolm X, from whom Dash borrowed those words, is rolling his eyes in his grave.(Photo: Lorenzo Bevilaqua/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)


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Government Assistance Programs - Appearing on conservative blowhard Sean Hannity's show, Dash sold out her people in the name of good TV. She said Blacks who require government assistance feel "worthless" and are "uneducated," and that the vital programs are Democrats' version of "slavery." (Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)


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Rape Victims - As a self-proclaimed victim of physical abuse, you'd think Stacey would know better than to blame women for sexual assault. But that's exactly what she did on Fox News' Outnumbered. Speaking about the movement by sororities at University of Virginia to avoid frat parties, Dash said "bad girls are the ones that like to be naughty," and that "alcohol doesn't get you drunk, you get yourself drunk." Yikes. (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for FOX)


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Jay Z and Beyoncé - Oh no she didn't. Dash poked a stick at the Beyhive when she criticized Jay and Bey's trip to Cuba in 2013, saying that their vacation was responsible for "funding an oppressive communist regime." (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)


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Voter I.D. - Both the ACLU and the NAACP filed lawsuits challenging North Carolina’s voter ID law, believing it undermined the political effectiveness of Blacks and other minority groups. But Dash knows better. In July 2013 she tweeted, “Of course. VOTER ID. Common Sense,” ignoring the fact that voter fraud is virtually non-existent, while voter oppresion is a troublingly widespread problem.  (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)


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Donald Trump - Dash quickly defended Trump despite racist comments about Mexicans -- Dash is Black and Mexicann. When the former president called Mexican immigrants "rapists," Dash still wants "a guy like that running my country."  (Photo: PNP/WENN.com)


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Maxine Waters - In 2017, after Maxine Waters gave an epic speech a Black Girls Rock, Dash called the California Rep a “corrupt media buffoon sucking up her late in life 15 minutes.” Twitter subsequently dragged Dash and she later apologized. Most people wouldn’t want that kind of smoke, but apparently Stacey Dash felt like she could step in it without consequences.(Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images) 


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Running For Congress - In February 2018, Dash began her run for California’s 44th Congressional District, labeling her campaign “Dash to DC.” When announcing her run, she tweeted out in-part: “For those mocking for the district I live in … open your minds. It’s time to for me to put up or shut up and I want to serve great people.” She would end her run for Congress just a month later, citing the “rigors of campaigning.” (Photo: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)


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Defending Trump's Charlottesville Comments - In 2018, Trump made his vile comments about neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, saying there are good people on "both sides." Dash stood by her president, telling MSNBC, “I think he’s absolutely right."  (Photo credit MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images)

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Apologies - In March 2021, Stacey Dash apologizied. She told  The Daily Mail, "There are things that I am sorry for. Things that I did say, that I should not have said them the way I said them. They were very arrogant and prideful and angry. And that's who Stacey was, but that's not who Stacey is now. Stacey's someone who has compassion, empathy. … If anyone has ever felt that way about me, like I've judged, that I apologize for because that's not who I am."Still clueless. (Photo by fupp/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)