Katt Williams Racist Rant: 5 Best YouTube Responses
Nothing riles up the Tubes like a good 'n' ignorant racist rant by a Hollywood regular, no matter how semi-famous, or merely infamous, they may be. (Hell, even a UCLA nobody can grab international headlines with a couple "ching chongs" these days.)
Enter Katt Williams, a comedian with Black Panther lineage and a long history of silly crime in the City of Angels. His standup show in Arizona last week was derailed by some insults from a Latino man in the audience, to whom Williams responded with some very serious anti-Mexican sentiments. For, uh, seven ridiculous minutes:
"If y'all had California and you loved it, then you shouldn't have given that mothafucka up. You should have fought for California, goddamnit, since you love it," he says, later calling Mexicans "landscapers" (just as he had at a Young Jeezy concert the week before). Another gem: "Do you remember when white people used to say go back to Africa? And we'd have to tell them we dont want to? So if you love Mexico, bitch, get the fuck over there!"
Racist fucktards -- making Sheriff Joe's job 10 times easier, one highly publicized rant at a time.
The night's most awesome response was probably "This is Mexico, motherfucker!" from a guy standing on his table at the club. And the most surprising media reaction has been from Hispanically Speaking News, who ran a piece called, "Katt Is Right." (Seriously.)
In the week that has followed, though, the real lifetime flamethrowers have gathered their best comebacks and uploaded them to YouTube, for to rip Williams a new one. Because, as we've seen so many times, instead of just ignoring such insignificant, one-man mouth diarea for the non-news it is, the people of America can't help but throw in their 75 cents. In droves. Here are our favorites.
5. "Tell me how you really feel" girl:
4. "Down with the brown" dude, also apparently down with the herb:
3. "Wanna fight?" cholo, admirably backed up by his token black friend:
2. Conflicted "I love Katt Williams" stinkface man:
1 1/2. Equally conflicted "because he got high" semi-sympathizer:
1. And last but not least, some next-level shit:
Why anyone cares what a spastic con with a "bug-eyed Don Knotts-meets-Chris Rock" shtick thinks about immigration is beyond us. But, as usual, this racist rant might just have been worth the rain of responses. Keep doing what you do, reliable Tube army you.
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