Welp….yet another example of racist “haters gonna hate.”

After Issa Rae and her crew took home the Shorty Award for Best Web Series, some disgruntled nominees just couldn’t handle being beaten by a black girl.

The Shorty Awards recognize the best short content produced for social media, and like the rest of us, they seem to love ABG!

Although she could be upset with folks coming out of the woodwork to bash her work and lob racist comments in the process, Issa Rae seemed to take it all in stride.

Rae tweeted: “Racists haaaaaate me, I’m on my OJ. #ABGNation”


Perhaps she knows that by throwing stones and being upset about the success of Awkward Black Girl, these people are introducing her show to a whole new audience. Score.

Congrats Issa!

  • HowApropos…

    “Racists haaaaaate me, I’m on my OJ. #ABGNation”

    Go Issa! Shut down them racist dawgs!

  • Alexandra

    Hahaha her response was hilarious!! Kinda satisfying to see how butt-hurt they got. Her show is awesome and I’m patiently waiting for Season 2.

  • TheBestAnonEver, Part 2

    Congratulations Issa! I love that series and cannot wait for a new season.

  • Elle

    Lady Trucker is a piece of dam work…her twitter is just gross!

  • http://www.reflectionandreview.com S. Kat


  • Toni

    Keep doing what you do Issa! Make your HATERS your MOTIVATORS!!

  • omfg

    i love the human race so much, such beautiful people.

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  • Bee

    Haters gon’ hate. Like Kat Williams, if ain’t nobody hatin on you, you ain’t doing something right. Keep on keeping on, ABG!

  • Bee

    *like Katt Williams said*

  • Aguurl

    luv it that she got so loud hahahaha

  • http://method2hermadness.blogspot.com/ girlformerlyknownasgrace

    I would so love to meet her!! I can’t believe there are women who look like me!

    White People be trippin!

  • http://method2hermadness.blogspot.com/ girlformerlyknownasgrace

    *I mean, shows with women who look like me…*AWKWARD*

  • http://guulo.wordpress.com/ Guulo

    Yeah! Love her show! the only web show that I have ever followed and I’ve introduced it to so many people from different backgrounds that loved it too! I was reading similar trend about the Hunger Games racist tweets, why are we giving these loud attention seeking fools any air time? They just want attention, don’t give them any! Well done ABG and more success to come!

  • Leo the Yardie Chick

    Some people are sounding like salty, spoiled babies right now. I guess that’s what happens when you grow up expecting to have your every whim catered to by the world.

    Oh well, they better get used to more stories like these. >=)

  • NY’s Finest

    Her response has me LOL.

  • chanela

    OMFG! what is going on this month with all the racism? DAMN!!!! i am soo done with people right now… WOW

  • binks

    Right, I guess being an open and blatant racist is no longer taboo(if it ever was….) but this is only the tip of the iceberg. But good for her!

  • rand

    Ah, the white supremacist oligarchy rearing its frightened soon to be obsolete head once again. If they weren’t worried their way of life was truly threatened, they wouldn’t act out so disgustingly, virulently & openly. The world is changing for the better where their Jim Crow advantages are becoming a thing of the past. It’s obviously freaking them out.

  • Bisous

    I love how she responded. This women on pure class and hilarity on and off camera. Some people just…REALLY wont get it but I’m glad so many people love it!

  • mamareese

    When are we gonna get it….folks do this stuff for shock value. It’s not evening shocking anymore it’s just childish….The best way to respsond is to be like “oh really” and move on. Words don’t have power unless you put power behind them. Ignore these folks….it eats them up more when you don’t even react.

  • apple

    between trayvon martin, the human games and comments about obama.. this has been a nonstop nigger wake up call for me

  • Crimson

    She deserved to win, it is truly an amazing funny well scripted show, that should be on national tv, let alone online on Utube.

    These people are nuts, and I bet their shows were lame and unoriginal, as they tend to be but they think they are so amzing when they’ve had their time and are showing boring lame as.s nonsense.

  • Maggy

    I have noticed that a lot of white females will be saying racist words because Bm have allowed them to, so they think they can be so airhead with racism and think it is cute. Like those girls on Youtube, girls I heard today, these women need to be put in check, like Iggy Azealia. It’s these people influencing them.

  • Bunny

    And you have NEVER lied. lol So true!

  • Medusa

    omfg, you practically have me rolling around on the floor.

  • http://www.pinkpantiesandleopardlipstick.wordpress.com Myisha of Pink Panties & Leopard Lipstick

    Ignorant bastards! You go Issa!! Whoop Whoop!

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