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!

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  • 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!

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