Saturday, MSNBC “Cross Connection” host Tiffany Cross sounded off on HBO “Real Time” host Bill Maher mocking Lin-Manuel Miranda for apologizing for not having extra Afro-Latino illustration in the film “In the Heights.”
In an open monologue, Cross advised Maher that he does not “get to tell people of color what they should or should not be offended by.” She suggested him to keep in his lane on the topic till he has had a various panel on his present discussing “colorism.”
“Bill Maher, you do not get to tell people of color what they should or should not be offended by. Stay in your lane, slim,” Cross said. “Maybe instead of trying to invoke sympathy for Sharon Osbourne or making sure Tomi Lahren has a space to souse her BS, you should have more diverse panels of people who can explain colorism to you and systemic racism and how these things still devastate people’s lives and livelihoods today. Try that instead of standing on your alabaster perch every week to crap on other people’s lived experience while providing a safe haven for well-established white supremacists because I’ve got to tell you — this old angry white man act is so played.”
“The country, like it or not, is changing in real-time. And sadly, ‘Fake Time with Bill Maher’ is not,” she added.
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