Stacey Dash Calls Jesse Williams a "Hollywood Plantation Slave" After Actor's Black Lives Matter Speech
The actress-turned-Fox News pundit slammed the 'Grey's Anatomy' star's BET Awards acceptance speech, calling it "an attack on white people."
Jesse Williams' acceptance speech last Sunday for the BET Humanitarian Award has earned plenty of applause (and a minor Justin Timberlake Twitter controversy) for his stirring words on Black Lives Matter, but there is at least one celebrity who did not appreciate it.
The "tirade" was "nothing short of an attack on white people," wrote Stacey Dash on her Patheos-hosted blog on Wednesday. "You've just seen the perfect example of a HOLLYWOOD plantation slave!"
The former Clueless star is a vocal critic of BET, accusing the network and its awards shows for "keeping racism and segregation alive."
Addressing Williams, Dash wrote that he and others protesting injustice are "living in a psychological prison of your own making… If anyone is GHETTO-IZING anyone, it's people like you letting the BETs and other media outlets portray us in stereotypes."
Dash is by now well known for her contrarian (relative to Hollywood) take on race and politics, famously counter-criticizing this year's #OscarsSoWhite criticism and opining against the existence of Black History Month.