15 White Celebrities Who Apparently Felt OK Using the N-Word (PHOTOS)

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15 White Celebrities Who Apparently Felt OK Using the N-Word (PHOTOS)

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15 White Celebrities Who Apparently Felt OK Using the N-Word (PHOTOS)

Two comedians dropped the n-word in the past week, but those dudes are hardly the first white celebrities linked with that racial epithet. Click through the gallery for other woeful tales of Hollywood stars using the n-word...

15 White Celebrities Who Apparently Felt OK Using the N-Word (PHOTOS)
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1. Paris Hilton

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1. Paris Hilton

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In February 2007, six-year-old footage surfaced of Paris and sister Nicky at a party, dancing to a Notorious B.I.G. song. “We’re like two n—rs,” Paris says. (Both sisters also call a male friend of theirs a “f—t.”)

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2. Lindsay Lohan

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2. Lindsay Lohan

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LiLo dropped the word in a now-deleted March 2015 tweet referencing Kanye West’s show at Paris Fashion week, writing, “#kanye&kimAlldayn—a$ fun show.”

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3. David Simon

3. David Simon

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This (white) creator of The Wire didn’t take kindly to (white) Fox News host Sean Hannity hosting a town hall meeting about black issues. “Hannity, my n—a!” he tweeted on September 19. “If they couldn’t get Ta-Nehisi [Coates] or DeRay [Mckesson] to host, who but you on the pulse of black America.”

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4. Mel Gibson

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4. Mel Gibson

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In July 2010, TMZ released audio recordings of this actor threatening his ex by saying, “You look like a f—king pig in heat, and if you get raped by a pack of ni—ers, it will be your fault.”

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5. Madonna

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5. Madonna

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Madge had to apologize after calling her (white) son Rocco the n-word on Instagram in January 2014. “I am sorry if I offended anyone with my use of the n-word,” she said in a statement. “It was not meant as a racial slur. I am not a racist.”

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6. Paula Deen

6. Paula Deen

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In one of the more publicized examples, this TV chef’s career took a nose dive in July 2013 when she admitted to past use of the n-word.

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7. Gwyneth Paltrow

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7. Gwyneth Paltrow

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Oh, Gwynnie. In June 2012, the actress captioned a Twitter photo of herself with Jay Z and Kanye West with “N—as in Paris for real,” in a misguided effort to reference the rappers’ track.

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8. John Mayer

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8. John Mayer

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In the same 2010 Playboy interview where he described Jessica Simpson as “sexual napalm,” this singer-songwriter used the slur when talking about whether or not he has a “hood pass.”

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9. Charlie Sheen

9. Charlie Sheen

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In June 2008, even before his career meltdown, this Anger Management star made headlines for calling ex-wife Denise Richards a “f—king c—t” and a “f—king n—r” in an expletive-laced voicemail message.

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10. Tim Allen

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10. Tim Allen

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This Home Improvement star discussed his use of the word at length with The Tampa Bay Times in July 2013, saying, “If I have no intent, if I show no intent, if I clearly am not a racist, then how can ‘n—r’ be bad coming out of my mouth?”

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11. Justin Bieber

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11. Justin Bieber

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When he was 14, the Biebs was recorded singing a violently racist version of his song “One Less Lonely Girl,” not just dropping the slur but joking about joining the KKK and killing black people. The footage hit the web in June 2014.

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12. Eric Braeden

12. Eric Braeden

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The Young and the Restless star Eric Braeden came under fire on January 3 when a meme image with the following text was posted to his Twitter account: “If you know this n—a, yo grandmother helped raise you.”

The actor claimed his account was hacked, according to Deadline, but this “hack” seems like something the 75-year-old may have posted out of self-promotion.

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13. Katy Perry (reportedly)

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13. Katy Perry (reportedly)

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In April, producer Mano reiterated his accusations against this pop star, saying she called him and his cousin the n-word.

“I wish y’all coulda been there when @KatyPerry referred 2 me as a ‘n—a’ ironically in Paris,” he tweeted. “Y‘all know she says it regularly, right?”

He said he and his cousin asked Katy to stop using that word, and she couldn’t understand why it was offensive and not endearing.

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14. Bill Maher

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14. Bill Maher

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This comedian and commentator dropped the n-word on his show Real Time With Bill Maher on June 2 when Ben Sasse, a Republican senator from Nebraska, invited him to work in the fields sometime.

“In the fields?” Bill responded. “Senator, I’m a house n—r.”

When TMZ caught up with former Playboy model Nancy “Coco” Johnsen, who dated Bill from 2003 to 2004, she insinuated it wasn’t the first time the 61-year-old had used that particular epithet.

“I’ve heard the word many times,” she told the site. “I don’t want to say from where, but I’ve heard it many times.”

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15. Jay Mohr

15. Jay Mohr

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This actor and comedian, known for his roles in Jerry Maguire and Pay It Forward, used the n-word twice on Twitter in a conversation about rapper Boosie Badazz.

Boosie recently gave an Instagram interview in which he described seeing fellow inmates having sex in prison, and he made multiple homophobic comments in his anecdote.

“Lil Boosie says n—a 19 times but Twitter accusing him of being homophobic,” Jay tweeted on June 6. (For the record, Boosie is black.)

Then Jay commentated on a squabble between two Twitter commenters, tweeting, “This n—a just got called corny.“

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Two comedians dropped the n-word in the past week, but those dudes are hardly the first white celebrities linked with that racial epithet. Click through the gallery for other woeful tales of Hollywood stars using the n-word...