It seems as if every time a black woman gets a social media shoutout from a black man, e.g. Kofi Siriboe and most recently, Diddy, white people start talking out their Twitter fingers.
On Thursday, Sean Diddy Combs wanted to salute black women for the wonderful embodiment of grace, beauty and strength that we are. So he hopped on Twitter and did exactly that: “shoutout to black women just because…”
Shoutout to black women just because…
— Sean Diddy Combs (@diddy) July 27, 2017
While black women were probably out here responding with nothing more than a, “Thank you, sir. ‘Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop’ was excellent, by the way,” white women decided to enter their feelings.
While a number of the Beckies were quick to delete their butthurt responses — likely after receiving the wrath that is black Twitter — a few brazen souls still have their fragility on display for the world to see. Take Debby, for example, who although claiming to be black , felt Diddy should have made the comment more inclusive.
I am black but all women are deserving of respect regardless of colour
— debby (@dizzy263) July 28, 2017
Then there were these folks:
Way to disregard all your women fans of different races pic.twitter.com/gcGqDIyc3U
— dumbfounded (@ba_ba_booey702) July 28, 2017
Shout to every woman things like this will cause shit it's not only about black peoples it's about humans!!
— Geesus (@TheRealGrits) July 27, 2017
What if Ed @edsheeran did a “shoutout to all white women” ?? Im not white btw
— Love Football (@M10_1899) July 27, 2017
Of course, black Twitter had to check Becky and her compatriots with comments like, “Becky, this isn’t about you” not to mention hilariously appropriate GIFs.
— jsucutie (@JSUCutie) July 28, 2017
Black person: shout out to Pizza Hut…
White people: what about Dominoes…
— CarlaSheri (@CarlaSheri) July 27, 2017
Y'all so mad. Look at y'all #AllLivesMatter'ing this beautiful statement from this BLACK man showing appreciation to BLACK women.
— ✌🏽️✌🏽️✌🏽️ (@niamarielife) July 28, 2017
Non – black people though lol. There's literally NOTHING wrong with what he said 😂. y'all stay wanting to feel like the oppressed pic.twitter.com/zKEK6plovt
— 👑 (@WinnyMelanin) July 27, 2017
White women when someone shines a spotlight on black women. pic.twitter.com/aeQukSuPMC
— Chrissy Clark (@HelloAfroPuff) July 27, 2017
Beckies, calm down. In the eyes of the Tiger Woods, Cuba Gooding, Jr.’s and Kodak Blacks of the world, you’re all pretty.