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Doja Cat was canceled on social media after being in racist chat rooms and recording an offensive song in 2015.

Social Media Isn't Buying Doja Cat's Instagram Statement About Not Being Racist

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By Yuriy Andriyashchuk

Doja Cat was canceled all over social media this past weekend with the #DojaCatIsOver hashtag over evidence surfaced that she was in racist chat rooms and also on a Tiny Chat video calls with racists over a week ago. She was even seen stripping for them. Social media also revealed that she had a song in 2015 which mocks police brutality victims. Some fans tried to forgive her with the #WeAreSorryDoja hashtag but many didn't feel that she was innocent at all.

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Doja Cat with Megan Thee Stallion.
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After much backlash over the weekend, Doja released a statement denying being involved in any racist conversations. She explained how she's been in chat rooms since she was a child but is also admitting that she shouldn't have been on some in particular. Doja finally started to embrace herself as a black woman as she noted that half of her family is from South Africa.

“I’m a black woman. Half of my family is black from South Africa and I’m very proud of where I come from."

Doja Cat performing on stage in 2019.
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As far as the Dindu Nuffin record, Doja said she recorded that song to "flip its meaning," similar to the N-word. She ended up realizing though that it was a bad decision on her part.

“As for the song that surfaced, it was in no way tied to anything outside of my own personal experience. It was written in response to people who often used that term to hurt me. I made an attempt to flip its meaning, but recognize it was a bad decision to use it in my music."

Doja Cat attending a Rap Caviar/Spotify event in 2019.
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Despite the statement that Doja and her team came up with after a weekend of serious backlash, many people think that she didn't put much thought into it and is still stuck in bigoted ways. Trending topics such as #OnlyKlans and #DojaKKKat have since emerged on Twitter to clown Doja's statement that she posted to Instagram. Many fans think that Doja tried to use her South African heritage in order to get people to believe that doesn't have any bigoted mindsets.

Doja Cat courtside at a Los Angeles Lakers game in Los Angeles in 2019.
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This backlash also comes after she had the No. 1 song in the country at the end of April with her "Say So" remix featuring Nicki Minaj. Megan Thee Stallion's "Savage" remix feat. Beyoncé was at No. 2 and this marked the first time in Billboard Hot 100 history that four black women occupied the first four spots of the chart. Many streamed Say So remix though due to the fact that Doja said she would show her breasts if the song reached No. 1.

Doja started to reach stardom after the release of her sophomore album, 'Hot Pink,' which was released at the end of 2019. It's sad that she displayed bigotry like this in the end, though.

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