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TLC’s Chili Receives Backlash For Saying “All Lives Matter”

Twitter shut her down immediately.

May 10, 2017

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Chilli from TLC caught flak on Wednesday for going on television and saying "all lives matter." The rapper went on Channel 4 News in the U.K. to promote TLC's upcoming self-titled record alongside her rap partner T-Boz, and casually dropped in the phrase during a question about the Black Lives Matter movement.

“I personally didn’t go into any marches, or anything like that, but for me, all lives matter, you know what I mean?” she said.

Chilli continued, saying, “Because there is a time when different groups are targeted for different things, you know what I’m saying? So, I just think that, just the whole—what happened, police brutality, against these young black boys, all of that kind of stuff is wrong, even if it was a Caucasian teen kid that this was happening to or whatever.”

TLC fans did not take the rapper's comments lightly, and many took to Twitter to share their disappointment with Chilli.




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After Chilli's comments, T-Boz gave her two cents about Donald Trump after the reporter asked how the rappers felt about living under the Trump administration.

"I don’t care about Donald Trump, so, I mean, God is my president,” she said. “I just feel sorry for the people it affects, but I don’t care about him.”

Watch the interview above.

Thumbnail via Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images.

TLC’s Chili Receives Backlash For Saying “All Lives Matter”