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Feud Blows Up. Racist Tweets Surface from Fashion Vlogger Laura Lee

Laura Lee

Followers of You Tube sensation and fashion vlogger Laura Lee are leaving her by the tens of thousands after racist tweets from her surfaced, reports Vox.

In the past 30 days, Lee has lost 500,000 of her five million followers.

It happened after a tweet with the hashtag #dumbgook surfaced from 2012 in which she wrote “How do you blindfold a Chinese person? Put floss over their eyes!”

The tweets have been deleted, but Next Shark recently published screen grabs which still haunt the now tearfully apologetic Lee.

Two anti-Black tweets also  surfaced from the same year.

Laura Lee

Laura Lee

Everything came crashing down, according to Vox, after she severed her relationship with  beauty executive  and former ally Jeffree Star.

Whether the damage is repairable and fans deem her apology sincere remains to be seen. Several sponsors have already dropped Lee including ColourPop, Ulta, BoxyCharm and Morphe, according to Revelist.

What do you think?
 
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5 COMMENTS

  1. RE: Feud Blows Up. Racist tweets Surface from Fashion Vlogger Laura Lee: From the YouTube comments: “I’ve never seen someone cry for 3 minutes straight with no tears lol”

  2. RE: Feud Blows up. Racist Tweets Surface from Fashion Vlogger Laura Lee: Who is this person and why is she internet famous? Never heard of her and I don’t want to.

  3. RE: Feud Blows Up. Racist Tweets Surface from Fashion Vlogger Laura Lee:Get caught being your true self..apologize. Blame everyone and your upbringing and don’t forget to lie and say you were young and inadequately educated. *Rolling eyes* does she really expect anyone to believe her???

  4. RE: Feud Blows Up. Racist tweets Surface from Fashion Blogger Laura Lee.She is your generic internet famous trash. Her apology is insincere and she’ll continue to hate those different from her. She is only sorry she lost sponsors and wages.

  5. RE: Feud Blows Up. Racist Tweets Surface from Fashion Vlogger Laura Lee: how do you tell if someone has changed, is sorry, regrets former stupid self? i think you have to look at actions over the 6 years since these tweets.. what has she supported? what causes has she been part of? who are her friends? are any close ones poc? did they/are they supporting her now? don’t just hate, investigate.. what do you see?

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