Ellen DeGeneres In Racism Row Over Usain Bolt Photoshop

Ellen DeGeneres In Racism Row Over Usain Bolt Photoshop

Not everyone is having a laugh over Ellen DeGeneres Twitter photo showing the 58-year-old comedian piggybacking a ride on Usain Bolt’s back.

The original photo of Bolt smiling at a camera will he wins the men’s 100 m race at the Rio Olympics has gone viral. The pic taken by Cameron Spencer for Getty Images went nuts on social media.

DeGeneres’ tweet includes the caption “This is how I’m running errands from now on”.

Twitter exploded with anger, people accused DeGeneres of racism, white privilege and ignorance.

Some people defended DeGeneres, telling Twitter to calm its farm:

The comedian responded to the backlash saying:




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