Misha B addresses Tulisa after X Factor racism apology: 'You can stop shouting now Karen'
25 June 2020, 11:29
Singer Misha B responds to Tulisa's second apology following X Factor racism claims.
Misha B has responded to former X Factor judge, Tulisa Contostavlos' second apology addressing racism claims, on Twitter.
On Tuesday night (23) Tulisa issued a second apology to the former X Factor contestant – full name Misha Bryan – after initially arguing that any claims that she was racist was ‘ludicrous’.
In Tulisa's second apology, Tulisa admitted she reacted defensively rather than a place of empathy.
The 31-year-old said: ‘I fully acknowledge the pain I caused and fully accept people should be angry about it. I can state again there was nothing racial in my thought process.
‘When I referred to Misha as being feisty and competitive that was a reflection of myself because I saw myself in Misha.
‘We are both very strong women and when I communicate with people I always jump to what I have in common to find a basis to connect.’
However, Misha was not fund of Tulisa's apology, considering Tulisa's defensiveness and seemingly non-understanding perspective in her first apology.
Taking to Twitter, the 28-year-old singer wrote: ‘I heard you the first time. LOUD AND CLEAR. You can stop shouting now Karen' in a now-deleted tweet.
Karen has become a name, being used to describe women (usually white), who covertly and overtly perpetuate racism.
The name 'Karen' has socially become a symbolic reference to middle aged white women who spurt harmful messages to, and about black people.
Misha continued ‘You and I have zero things in common. Two different kinds of women. My upbringing and yours are totally different.'
The singer added 'Also the c**ns and uncle Toms you have recruited for damage control can’t save you.’
Tulisa has not since responded to Misha B's comments. Let us know your thoughts @CapitalXTRA