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Lemony Snicket Apologizes After Making An Incredibly Unfortunate Racist Joke During The National Book Awards

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Seriously?

When Jacqueline Woodson won the Young People's Literature Prize at the National Book Awards on Wednesday, she never thought she was also going to receive some casual racism thrown her way.

But, that's exactly what happened when host Lemony Snicket, aka Daniel Handler, congratulated the author of Brown Girl Dreaming by making an off-handed joke that, as a black woman, it was ironic that Jacqueline was allergic to watermelon.

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Tables Have Turned For The Django Unchained Actress & Her Boyfriend As The LAPD Just Charged Them With Committing Lewd Acts In Public!

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Ever since this story broke, there have been SO many twists and turns that we can barely keep up!

Remember when Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend alleged that the Los Angeles Police Department unfairly targeted them because they are an interracial couple?

[ Related: Daniele Watts & Her BF Have Been Racially Profiled Before? ]

Well, after cops cuffed and questioned Daniele because of complaints of the actress and her boyfriend engaging in VERY public sexy times back in September, the actress went on a publicity campaign against the LAPD.

Daniele's allegations of racism have since backfired because

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iTunes And Amazon Prime Adds A Disclaimer For Racism In Tom & Jerry Cartoons!!

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Tom and Jerry now comes with an unexpected warning for viewers!

Most people with two eyes and a heart would probably agree that Tom And Jerry is easily one of the most recognizable and beloved animated series of all time.

However, as Amazon Prime and iTunes are quick to point out, there are more than a few episodes out there that contain offensive and racist humor that would simply NOT fly by today's standards.

Both streaming services are offering episodes of the iconic cartoon for their customers, but they both also made sure to include disclaimers and warnings that there is definitely some racist content that your kiddies might not want to see.

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Taylor Swift's Music Video Director Is Shaking Off The Racist Claims! Check Out His Defense Served With A Side Of Shade HERE!

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We doubt anyone really thinks Taylor Swift is racist.

Gurl is only full of GOOD things!

But some people, including rapper Earl Sweatshirt, felt her music video for Shake It Off was racist. Even though he hadn't watched the video, he felt that the scenes with Swifty in a hip-hop outfit of cutoff shorts, a cropped leopard-print jacket, and gold hoop earrings were "perpetuating black stereotypes" as she was filmed crawling under a row of twerking dancers.

However, while Tay will likely be silently shaking off this claim, the director of her music video has something to say.

Mark Romanek defended their work:

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Woody Allen Responds To Latest Round Of Criticism: I Won't Hire A Person Of Color Unless It's 'REQUIRED'!

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Woody Allen just opened himself up to even more criticism!

Besides accusations against the acclaimed actor for molesting his daughter, Woody is now being accused of being discriminatory in his casting.

Many have noticed that Woody rarely casts African Americans in his movies, but he was still "horrified" when he was asked about it.

Woody responded:

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