So this happened today.
I was checking out my twitter feed when I ran across a tweet from Kiké Hernandez that had me puzzled. Check out the tweet below
What the heck is he talking about, and what does a toilet and reality TV personality Kelly Osborne have to do with anything?... Beside the obvious jokes about her hair.Heading to the stadium early so that I can clean the toilets in the clubhouse! Right? @KellyOsbourne— Enrique Hernandez (@kikehndez) August 4, 2015
Well it seems that Osbourne put her foot in her mouth when she tried to make a salient point about Donald Trump's recent racist tirades against Hispanics by using a stereotype many would say is racist in itself. Via a story by Zach Johnson at EOnline:
"If you kick every Latino out of this country, then who is going to be cleaning your toilet, Donald Trump?" Osbourne said. "In the sense that...you know what I mean? But I'm saying that in L.A., they always..." The other co-hosts were taken aback, and Perez said, "Latinos are not only the only people doing that." Osbourne cut her off and said, "No, I didn't mean it like that! Come on! I would never mean it like that! I'm not part of this argument."Oy Vey!
First of all I hate the idea that we should be taking her seriously about a subject matter like this. It's above her pay grade (so to speak) and I think she should just stick to her fashion consulting thingy. Secondly, I get the gist of what she is trying to say, but she's very bad at doing it. Thirdly, why the heck am I even writing about this?
Oh yeah... A couple of Dodger players decided to chime in.
Following Kiké's comment, Yasmani Grandal did his best to make light of the whole thing in his own tweet.
So there ya go. We now have the secret to Yasmani's success. LOL!Cleaning toilets it's how I got my hand eye coordination!!! RIGHT?? https://t.co/QdoHnDpJGC— Yasmani Grandal (@YazmanianDVL08) August 4, 2015
It's not often a Dodger player makes a public comment regarding a tangentially significant sociopolitical topic. Most will stay away for fear of offending the easily offendable. In this particular situation, though, both Hernandez and Grandal decide to make a serious point by being super-sarcastic, and this Dodger fan absolutely loves it. I must say that this is a fine use of trolling as you'll ever see.
BTW, I should probably state that I don't think Kelly Osbourne meant any harm by what she said. She's just an idiot.
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