Comedian Artie Lange is known for not only crossing the line, but denying that one ever existed in the first place. And he’s done it again. This time, it’s with ESPN “First Take” host Cari Champion. Lange took to Twitter to share his sexual fantasies that starred Champion and of course Lange’s fantasy involved slavery (the below tweets are NSFW):
“The chick on ESPNs First Take is so fuckin hot! Trying to maintain erection and jerkoff to chick on First Take but they keep cutting back to Stephen A Smith and the white guy. Frustrating! I want the Chick on First Take to laugh at my white dick! Here’s the scenario I’m using to jerkoff to chick on First Take I’m T. Jefferson & she’s my slave. She beats the shit out of me & runs free. Then I cum and she’s free! The Happiest ending ever! Then as reparations I make Skip Baylis my slave! This is a God Damn mini series! Your thoughts? Podcast in 3 weeks
SMH, racism and sexism in the same damn tweets! And then he kept it going with:
Online harassment is a real thing and Lange has proved it…on a celebrity level. Thank heavens for social media because it allows for immediate activism and people have launched campaigns like the Hollaback video, Instagram accounts like @ByeFelipe and Tumblrs like “When Women Refuse” to give voice to the issue of harassment that women face online and off.
In response to Lange’s awful tweets, #iSupportCari ignited on Twitter. People began tweeting their support for Champion and their disdain for Lange’s lack of sense. This hashtag is amazing because someone needs to support Champion since ESPN or even ESPN “First Take” still hasn’t defended their host. Maybe they should take a lesson from southern rapper turned father of the century, T.I. as he defended his female protege Iggy Azalea when Snoop attacked her image on Instagram. ESPN’s silence is to be expected, because honestly, who ever defends Black women? *sigh* We’ll defend ourselves.
Cari Champion tweeted these words of wisdom the day before Lange’s terrible tweets, but it’s eerily fitting:
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