Summer Walker claps back after facing xenophobia backlash over Coronavirus video
5 March 2020, 12:56 | Updated: 17 March 2020, 16:05
Atlanta singer Summer Walker has responded to claims she's "xenophobic" after she posts a fake Coronavirus video on Instagram.
Singer Summer Walker has received backlash after posting a fake video addressing the outbreak of the Coronavirus disease.
The 23 year-old also angered fans after taking to her Instagram story and claiming people weren't claiming sickness backlash was "xenophobic" when it came to the Ebola disease outbreak.
After being called out for the xenophobic content. Walker deleted everything on her Instagram profile.
She then took to her Instagram Story to respond to the backlash, writing, “Lol people so dumb, talking about I'm racist and that video was from a long time ago".
"It don't matter if it was from 20 years ago, bottom line that sh*t nasty & IDGAF if a black white yellow or green person did that sh*t, it's still nasty.”
Walker then added, “Lmao I literally don't give a f**k anymore this is app. It's not that serious. For my label Ima just delete all this sh*t.”
The "Playing Games" singer deleted all her posts from Instagram following the controversy. See fans reactions to Summer Walker's comments below.
It’s so funny how summer walker is racist towards asians yet has their language tatted on her face and indulges in their culture— 𝓐 .₊̣̇. · * ⁷ (@ANGEL1TAE) March 4, 2020
summer walker has social anxiety.. can’t accept an award.. but has the audacity to be xenophobic, racist, and call people disgusting over an app.. girl... LMAOOO— 🕊lauren (@laurenjefffers) March 4, 2020
Do people know the word "ignorant" exists? Not everything is racist, homophobic, transphobic. Some people are just ignorant. That's what Summer Walker was being. Stop dragging everything, my God!— Jael (@FavGhostwriter) March 4, 2020
summer walker made a whole ass racist/xenophobic post towards asians and instead of educating herself she stood by it and is now mad at US for calling her out on it. even deleted all her posts ONLY bc her label wanted it. sad pic.twitter.com/btfFbhwtFB— BABYBOYBLUE (@BOYBLUEBABY2) March 5, 2020
summer walker being blatantly racist/xenophobic towards asian people online then putting chopsticks in her hair is so... ewwwww https://t.co/PaI9OYP6c3— vanessa (@vanbunnii) March 5, 2020