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Did we give Gwenyth Paltrow permission to use the n-word?

Black Enterprise, Entertainment, Gwenyth Paltrow, Hip Hop, Jay Z, N-word, Nword, Opinion, Rap Lyrics, Twitter -

Did we give Gwenyth Paltrow permission to use the n-word?

From Black Enterprise: So, the n-word strikes again.

I’m usually not one to publicly comment on racial issues. I find many discussions to be quite frustrating and perplexing when the core of an argument has a racial focus.

But this time, after enough passionate office chatter about it, I had no choice.

Gwyneth Paltrow is at the center of controversy for a Twitpic, which captures Jay-Z and Kanye West during a performance, captioned “Ni**as in paris for real @mrteriusnash (the dream) tyty, beehigh.”

Paltrow, known for her roles in blockbusters including The Avengers, and Seven, often rubs elbows with Beyonce, Kanye West, Jay-Z, and other African-American notables in the music industry. So, I wasn’t surprised by her casual use of the word, nor was I surprised at her response to the raised eyebrows. (“Hold up. It’s the title of the song!“)

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