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Richard Sherman Set Black People Back 30 Years

1/21/2014 6:22 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Seattle Seahawks star Richard Sherman "set [black people] back 30 years" with his intense post-game screaming session ... so says BET star Damien Wayans.

Damien -- who stars on the BET reality show "Second Generation Wayans" -- was leaving Tru nightclub in Hollywood last night when he went off on the defensive back ... saying, "Why was he so angry? Hey Sherman, you WON."

Sure, Wayans was joking around in the street -- but there are a lot of people who actually believe Sherman's rant was actually hurtful to black people.

In fact, Sherman was bombarded with dozens of racist tweets in the hours after Sunday's NFC Championship game -- and he even responded saying, "Last night shows that racism is still alive and well."

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16.

WickedSouL    

Hey Damien, ,, white ppl say jump u say how high... idiot.. obviously u never played football...

272 days ago
17.

Celeb Gossip Addict    

You got your story a little mixed up. Ok, a lot mixed up. Second Generation Wayans was a scripted show not a reality show. It has since been cancelled. Damien is now in the cast of the VH1 scripted series Single Ladies.

As for this story, I don't give a damn. An outburst by one man can't be hurtful to the whole black race. Anyone who thinks it should be was racist already so who cares about them?

272 days ago
18.

Big Mark 91    

STFU you piece of ****

272 days ago
19.

YourAnAsshole    

What does 1984 have to do with anything?

272 days ago
20.

shmya    

No one cares what this stupid no name nig has to say who never played anything

272 days ago
21.

Jessica    

Sherman graduated with a 4.2 from high school in Compton & went to Stanford, he has his own foundation 'blanket coverage' that gets supplies and helps kids and families in the community. He got heated after making a play to send his team to the Superbowl over a guy who he has a history with. And then he apologized yesterday for hurting his teams image and play. Sherman has only helped his community and team.

272 days ago
22.

PhoenixFuller    

I wish people would stop trying to make football a softy sport. Trash talk is part of the game. Set who back 30 years? How did you come to that figure? How many years did you set yourself back Damien, now that you're expecting another out of wedlock baby? A minimum of 18!

272 days ago
23.

Yurra Knutz    

Homey D. Clown set the clown game back 60 years.
DAGNABBIT!!

272 days ago
24.

Ant Fuller    

I mean c'mon...he's going to the Super Bowl and expect him not to be hyped??? And how come nobody talks about when he went to shake Crabtree's hand and got shoved in the face?? Was that supposed to be class??? SMH

272 days ago
25.

flyers    

What a stupid comment - that's like saying Justin Bieber has set white people back 30 years - well, wait - that might be a bad example.

272 days ago
26.

threeone31    

the biggest problem people had with shermans rant was that it was completely uncalled for and immature. also did anyone ever hear about the guy who actually caught the ball on the play ?? no. Why people were calling him names that were considered offensive was cause he acted so selfish and in to himself thinking hes the greatest. The best players of any sports team are the ones who never admit. However he said he was the best. Ask Adrian Peterson if he is the best running back in the league and I guarantee his answer would not be yeah I am.

259 days ago
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