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Stacey Dash Calls Jesse Williams A 'Plantation Slave' After Empowering BET Awards Speech — WTF?!

We honestly can't believe this.

What the ACTUAL eff.

Every time Stacey Dash makes a controversial comment, we have such a hard time fathoming how she could possibly top herself.

But she just did again, and in the most insane and offensive way possible.

Related: Stacey Wants Women To Stop Complaining About The Wage Gap BUT…

On Sunday, Jesse Williams received a standing ovation for his empowering speech about the Black Lives Matter movement and racial equality while accepting the Humanitarian Award at this year's BET Awards.

On Wednesday, the actress took to her blog to senselessly slam the Grey's Anatomy star over his moving moment onstage.

The 49-year-old argued that the BET Awards are "keeping racism and segregation alive" — which is why she wants to get rid of the network altogether — and that the hunky actor's powerful words were "nothing short of an attack on white people," saying:

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Jesse Williams Gets Real — And Gets A Standing Ovation — With A POWERFUL Humanitarian Award Acceptance Speech At The 2016 BET Awards!

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The 2016 BET Awards got realer than they've ever been on Sunday night.

Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams was presented with the Humanitarian Award for his work promoting equality and speaking out against police brutality with the Black Lives Matter movement.

He got the crowd to their feet almost immediately with his strong words but did NOT stop with the mic drop lines like:

"If you have no interest in equal rights for Black people then do not make suggestions to those who do. Sit down."

and

"Just because we're magic doesn't mean we're not real."

Watch the entire speech (below)!

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Ellen DeGeneres Has ALREADY Won A People's Choice Award! Find Out What Award She's Being Honored With & Why!

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This is so great — and well-deserved!

Ellen DeGeneres has been chosen to receive the fourth annual People's Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian, the organization announced on Monday morning!

Video: Watch Ellen Surprise A Pair Of VERY Excited Twins!

The comedienne and TV talk show host will officially be given the award, presented by Walgreens, on Wednesday, January 6 during the televised ceremony.

But just like the funny woman Ellen is, she couldn't resist a little humor when she heard the news; she wrote (below):

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Al Sharpton Receives BET's 2012 Humanitarian Award!

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Al Sharpton BET Humanitarian Award

It's nice to see award shows recognizing those who give back to the community!

BET handed out a well-deserved Humanitarian Award to the Reverend Al Sharpton Sunday night!

He was celebrated, in part, for his voter education efforts, his tireless pursuit of civil rights, and being of general service to the African American community for many decades!

Congratulations, Al!

And thanks for all your hard work!

[Image via Getty Images.]

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Sean Penn Is 'Humbled' By 2012 Peace Summit Award

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Sean Penn honored at peace summit

People are always talking about Sean Penn's humanitarian relief efforts in Haiti, but on Thursday he was finally honored for it.

The actor received the 2012 Peace Summit Award for his work in the foreign country, which includes managing the J/P Haitian Relief Organization AND being the first non-Haitian to be designated an ambassador-at-large for Haitian President Michel Martelly.

While accepting the award in the presence of the Dalai Lama on a Chicago stage, Penn urged for more foreign aid by saying:

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