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Consistently problematic Iggy Azalea declares the name "Becky" a derogatory term for white people

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"Do you know how many times I've been called Becky?"

Iggy Azalea went on a Twitter spree earlier today, going off about the racial implications behind the name "Becky".

...yes, really. This is the same Azalea who has a long history of tweeting incredibly racist things like screenshots below, and then defending them by saying that "there was a time when [her] Twitter was just for [her] friends and family to see", calling it "really unfair" to judge her for these "jokes", while also lamenting that she "can't do [this] now" because people "would make life a nightmare" for her.

Poor. Iggy. It must be so hard being too famous to say racist things without repercussion, right?

 

This is also the same Azalea who once referred to herself as a "runaway slave master" in her song "DRUGS".

Now, Azalea has decided she is a trusted and knowledgeable source on all things racially insensitive, and has taken to Twitter to ~educate us all~. 

 

And my oh my, what a wild ride it is.

Unless you've been living under a rock this week, you'll be familiar with the fact that Beyonce has just released her new album Lemonade, which seemingly alludes to husband Jay-Z's infidelities, particularly in the much discussed lyric from "Sorry", in which she sings "go and call Becky with the good hair".

Rumours have swirled about "Becky's" true identity, with top contenders being fashion designer Rachel Roy, as well as Rihanna and Rita Ora, but Azalea seems to have a different take on the matter altogether.

Azalea, after listening to the whole album and declaring that she loves it, took offence when someone referred to her as "Becky" - not because Becky is the woman Jay-Z allegedly cheated on Beyonce with, but rather, because Becky is a derogatory term for white women everywhere.

Telling Twitter user "@iggys_bitch" that the implication behind calling her Becky was to call her "white", she went on to write that "generalising ANY race by calling them one sterotypical [sic] name for said race" is not "very cool".

When someone pointed out that she had actually used the name Becky in her own song "I Think She Ready," Azalea hit back:

Following this, she also tweeted: "do you know how many times people have called me BECKY?" noting that "it didn't have any kind of positive intention behind it."

When a fan saw this tweet, and advised her to delete it, Azalea said that she couldn't be "opinion-less"and live "in fear of media sensationalism", before doubling down with this:

She then argued that her point was valid and applicable to "all humans and races", adding that "anyone offended by it only further PROVES [her] point".

 "The point is," she concluded, "no one likes to be called out their name or generalised. The end."

And that, my friends, is your dose of white tears about ABSOLUTELY NOTHING for the day. Please let's take this opportunity to change the lyrics of Madison Avenue's 2000 hit "Don't Call Me Baby" to "Don't Call Me Becky".

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