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    Default Steve Martin apologizes for racist tweet

    Martin likes to communicate with fans thru his twitter account.

    He asked his followers to submit their grammar questions for his advice

    one follower tweeted

    "Is this how you spell lasonia?"

    and Martin replied

    "it depends. Are you in an African American neighborhood or an Italian restaurant?"

    he deleted it within moments, and apologized but it still stirred up controversy

    http://movies.msn.com/movies/article...&ocid=ansent11

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    She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.

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    "The less I needed, the better I felt." ~ Charles Bukowski.

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    The Phone books are here!
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    So, making fun of ebonics is considered racist now? It deserves to be ridiculed.
    Taylor Swift is nice to look at. Adele can sing.

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    Whats the big deal, the person just axed a question.

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    Yo! Ni88a, what u b sayin'?

    I am sure if he made fun of a southern draw or some other dialect of English, it would not have made a single ripple effect.
    Taylor Swift is nice to look at. Adele can sing.

    Emperor Brett - "I can't believe you guys are analyzing song-by-song Van Halen III? What next, analyzing the script of Stroker Ace looking for some shred of Citizen Kane?"

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    I thought it was pretty funny.

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    Steve Martin is great. It would be much bigger news if he were more relevant right now. If he had, say, a reality show or something, this would definitely gain more traction.
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    That's only racist in the United States.

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    Here's the full explanation from him.

    http://stevemartin.com/stevemartin/2...r-article.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jesus H Christ View Post

    Exactly. People don't know history.


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    Quote Originally Posted by JakeK21 View Post
    Here's the full explanation from him.

    http://stevemartin.com/stevemartin/2...r-article.html
    .



    and he summed it up pretty accurately

    am I crazy or has the world gone crazy? What seems like a pretty innocent joke, turns into crisis management

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    She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.

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    I could go for a nice Cup 'o Pizza right now.
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