Friday, 20 February 2015

Wendy Williams Defends Iggy Azalea: "Black People Don't Want This Girl to Win Because She's White"

Wendy Williams is coming to Iggy Azalea's defense in a big way.

On her show this week, the 50-year-old talk show host took Azalea's haters to task after some people online bashed the 24-year-old rapper over a recent bootylicious bikini pic of her (among other things). "Would guys stop with the Iggy Azalea?! How much hate do you guys have?!" Williams asked her audience.

"I want you all to leave her alone. I know who the haters are: my people," Williams said, referencing the African American community. "It seems like black people don't want this girl to win because she's white."

Williams went on to claim black people in the U.S. feel ill will towards Azalea because African American people are "very territorial about our rap music."

"You take over the radio. You can be heard on hip-hop stations, Top 40 stations. My father, who just turned 84, knows who Iggy Azalea is. The little goobers running around in nursery schools know who Iggy Azalea is," she went on. "In other words, you're a hater because she's crossed over and she's managed to make it. You're a hater because she got herself what looks like a black girl's butt and a black boyfriend, Nick Young. You need to stop that hate and get a life, haters."

That said, Williams reminded fans that she's "never met" Azalea.

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