Entertainment: Calls to boycott after her HBCU remarks - Wendy Williams




Wendy Williams is being compared to Stacey Dash because of comments she made.
Wendy Williams is being compared to Stacey Dash because of comments she made.

Wendy Williams has a segment called "Hot Topics" on her talk show, but she's found herself in hot water over recent comments.
The daytime talk-show host ran afoul of some after her remarks this week on "Grey's Anatomy" star Jesse Williams speech which she called "poignant."
But it was what she had to say about historically black colleges that many found offensive.
"On the other hand, I would be really offended if there was a school that was known as a historically white college. We have historically black colleges. What if there was the National Organization for White People, only? There's the NAACP."
Historically black colleges and universities, known as HBCUs, were started for African-American students who found themselves shut out of other institutions of higher learning because of racism.

There are now calls to boycott her show.


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