President Obama and Other Celebrities Respond to the Clippers Owner’s Racist Remarks

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014

US President Barack Obama speaks on the

A couple bad words can get you into a lot of trouble. Donald Sterling now facing the wrath of black power after his racist-tinged remarks about black people. On Friday (April 25), TMZ published an audio recording of the Los Angeles Clippers owner and his girlfriend V. Stiviano in a heated argument about racism. In the clip, Sterling scolded her for publicly associating with black people. News travels fast, and many celebrities had more than a few words about the issue, including President Obama.

When asked about the rant in a press conference in Malaysia, Obama responded by saying, “When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you just let them talk.” Many basketball players and sport-fan celebs have chosen to make videos, tweet and make statements to show Sterling our strength when minorities unite.

Flip the page to see Obama’s respond vid and other celebrities who responded to the Sterling’s jarring comments.

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