Doja Cat Gets ‘Canceled’ After Being Exposed for Alleged History of Racist Remarks

by Jeremy Spirogis
Doja Cat performing at a show in January 2020

Doja Cat has been killing it in her profession currently. Since breaking out with 2018’s “Mooo!,” she has regularly churned out hits and continues to develop her fan base. But her ascent to stardom has not been with out bumps alongside the way in which. The “Say So” rapper typically attracts controversy for her problematic tweets and outspoken opinions.

The newest drama got here on May 22 when she bought uncovered over her alleged historical past of creating racist remarks. Upon listening to about it, Twitter customers started dragging and dismissing the “Juicy” crooner by means of the #dojacatisoverparty hashtag.

Doja Cat performing at a show in January 2020
Doja Cat acting at a present in January 2020 | Ari Perilstein/Getty Images for Atlantic Records

The Doja Cat controversy defined

The drama began when somebody tweeted a throwback photograph that allegedly reveals Doja Cat partaking in racist conversations on TinyChats. The image then led to the creation of a thread on Lipstick Alley the place supposed viewers detailed Doja Cat’s alleged conversations on the web site, per The Daily Dot.

They claimed she allegedly watched idly as others made racist statements and laughed once they made racist jokes. Someone additionally claimed that Doja Cat allegedly talked about not desirous to be black however mentioned she was glad to no less than be light-skinned with a giant butt. (Actual footage of a number of conversations has since popped up on Twitter.)

Doja Cat, whose actual title is Amalaratna Zandile Dlamini, was born to a Jewish American mom and South African father (from whom she is estranged). As of writing, she has not addressed the matter.

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The reactions to Doja Cat’s alleged remarks

Fans are severely dissatisfied to listen to this information about Doja Cat and took to web sites reminiscent of Twitter to share their reactions.

One person tweeted: “I really liked doja cat and genuinely wanted her to succeed im so sad.”

Echoing that, another person wrote: “I really gotta cancel doja I wasn’t prepared for this.”

“she low key gave me that vibes though,” a third person added.

Another Twitter consumer identified Doja Cat’s tune “Dindu Nuffin,” a term also used to mock victims of police brutality, which solely made followers extra irritated.

“I do not give a f*ck if doja cat is half black and her dad left her. That’s not an excuse to be colorist and anti black, hang around racist incels and laugh at their jokes, make songs mocking police brutality, and wear wigs that sh*tty,” read a tweet.

Other followers, nonetheless, made it clear they intend to stay by Doja Cat no matter whether or not that is true.

“sitting here watching doja cat get canceled knowing good and well imma go stream say so and juicy later,” one tweet said partially.

It’s not the primary time Doja Cat has been canceled

She was additionally “canceled” in April when she sounded off on Nicki Minaj’s followers — aka the Barbz — who’re often known as probably the most ruthless fan bases. Some Twitter customers tried to spin issues and say Doja Cat was anti-Nicki Minaj, however she shut that down in a later interview.

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The two went on to collaborate on the remix to Doja Cat’s hit tune “Say So,” which got here out on May 1 and hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 a couple of week later.

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