Top 10 List of Whiteys Who Might Get Away With Using the N-Word
The second the N word left Dr. Laura Schlessinger's mouth on her nationally syndicated radio show last week she must have known she started another N word related crap storm. Dr. Laura doesn't have near the street cred a white person needs to get away with saying the most taboo word in race relations. Very few do. But here is a list of Whiteys who might just be able to say it loud and say it proud:
He's a hugely successful rapper, hangs out with 50 Cent and Dre and grew up on the tough streets of infamous 8-Mile in Detroit. If Marshall Mathers doesn't get a pass, nobody does.
9. Bill Clinton
Considered by many to be the first black president not named OBAMA.
8. Chevy Chase
Chevy was decades ahead of his time when he said the N word on live television in the 1970s. During a Saturday Night Live skit, Chase and Richard Pryor acted as an interviewer and prospective employee, respectively. They played a game of word association in which Chase said almost every black epithet imaginable, including the N word, to an increasingly volatile Pryor. The skit was written by comedian Paul Mooney.
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7. Mel Gibson
He's insulted Jews, verbally and, allegedly, physically abused his baby momma, and generally made a total asshole out of himself for most of the past decade. Does anybody really think uttering the N-word as part of his heavy-breathing nuthouse diatribe will sink this guy any lower? Somebody should ask Sergeant Murtaugh.
6. Tiger Woods
Ok, so maybe Tiger is technically black or Asian or Blasian or whatever they're calling mixed race people these days, but he should get a pass. Actually, on second thought, Tiger saying the N word would probably make us more uncomfortable than a Caucasian saying it.
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