Wanda Sykes rips Scott Baio after he slammed her for supporting Biden despite his 'you ain’t black' comment
Beware! If you try coming for Wanda Sykes, then she will kill you, with her wit of course. Her latest victim is none other than 'Happy Day's star Scott Baio. Sykes has been rallying hard for Joe Biden, while Baio is a well-known Trump supporter. The Republicans have been having a blast ever since their opponent's presidential candidate- Joe Biden, made an offensive statement, which can at best be called poor choice of words.
Last week, Joe Biden appeared on the radio interview 'The Breakfast Club' with Charlamagne tha God. As his concluding remarks, Biden made a statement that if anybody is confused between voting for Trump or him, then they aren't black. He said, "If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black." Biden immediately received backlash for his ignorant statement. He immediately apologized for his ill-informed statement and called it 'really unfortunate'.
Sykes, who happens to be Biden's supporter, accepted his apology and posted a tweet defending him. She pointed out how he was just joking and diffused the tense situation by joking how if someone votes for Trump doesn't mean they aren't black, but means they are not smart. She tweeted, "Biden feels at home speaking to the Black community. He made a joke. Comedy ain’t easy, but he didn’t say 2 go shoot Clorox in our tits. Now, I wouldn’t make a blanket statement to say that voting for Trump means you’re not Black. I would say that it means you’re not smart."
A lot of her followers agreed with her and commended her for being understanding of Biden's intentions and not misreading into it. However, there were quite a few critics too, who felt that she shouldn't have backed up Biden after he made such racist and ignorant statement. One such critic happened to be Baio. Baio was unhappy with Sykes' defense of Biden and immediately responded to it by calling her out for supporting the presidential candidate and not Roseanne Barr, who had to quit her own show due to her racist statements. He tweeted, "Hey @iamwandasykes why is it okay for @JoeBiden to say something clearly racist but @therealroseanne gets kicked off of her own show that YOU are a writer on, for making a mistake? Is it because you're a full of shit, hack liberal?"
Barr was fired from her talk show, for which Sykes served as writer, after she made outrageously racist comments about Valerie Jarrett and African-American woman who worked for former US president Barack Obama. Barr compared Jarrett to a mix of 'Planet of Apes' and 'Muslim Brotherhood'. When Sykes finally saw Baio's ignorant tweet, she immediately doubled down on him with her fiery tweet. She wrote, "Oh! Hey Chachi. Apologies, I didn’t see you. I’ll keep it short. Joe Biden didn’t say, “Then you ain’t an ape.” Well, let me get back to work...I hope you enjoy whatever it is that you do." Thus, beginning one of the strangest Twitter feuds. We hope Baio learned his lesson and won't try responding to Syke's scathing tweets and further embarrass himself.