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Internet Thugs are wreaking havoc on social media! See which of your favorite celebrities have been attacked

“Trigger fingers turn to Twitter fingers…”

I think it is so amazing that people who you have never met in your life, feel like they have a valid say in what you do.

Have you ever been on any of your favorite celebrity’s Instagram page, and just took the time to read the comments? Okay, you probably haven’t. But, even if you took a quick glance you would see people saying really negative things about the person or people in the picture, as if they know them personally.

And, we call these people behind the screen: Twitter Thugs, Cyber Bullies, Internet Thugs etc.

According to UrbanDictionary.com, a Twitter Thug is: Someone who hides behind their Twitter account; A person that makes threats, insults, and jokes via Twitter, but always backs down in person.

These people frolic on pretty much any and every social media site trolling and creating havoc in the community.

Here are a few celebrities who have recently been attacked by said Internet Thugs:

1. Amber Rose’s Insta post of her son

 

2.Vanessa Simmons trying to send good vibes on Insta

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Bloop!! #VanessaSimmons vs Fan!! #ClapBackSeason

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3. Normani from 5th Harmony being bullied on Twitter


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4. KeKe Palmer “But, the gag is…”!!

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Oop! #KekePalmer vs. Fan #ClapBackSeason

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5. Leslie Jones being attacked on Twitter


There are a lot more examples, but I just picked these few to show you how rude and mean some people are.

What are your thoughts on Internet Thugs? Let’s chat below!

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12 African-American Celebrities Who Have Received an Honorary Doctorate Degree

An honorary doctorate degree is an esteemed achievement that is granted to those who are exemplary in their field, and who have made contributions to society that promote a greater good.  This degree is typically given to philanthropists, musicians, politicians, scientists and authors who are doing their part to make the world a better place.

Hollywood is filled with actors and actresses that have received this prestigious recognition, and we wanted to spotlight  a few of our faves!

Recently, Kanye West, Tracee Ellis Ross, Cedric the Entertainer and Common received  their honorary doctorates.

1. Kanye West (The Art Institute of Chicago)

2. Tracee Ellis Ross (Brown University)

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3. Cedric the Entertainer (Lincoln University)

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4. Common (Winston-Salem State University)

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Here are some other African-American celebrities that have received their honorary doctorate degree.

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New Artist Tink Redefines Feminism in Rap

Tink has spunk. The petite hip-hop artist openly identifies as a feminist and has renounced the “bitch” title: an easy go-to image for female rappers. This is bold and refreshing territory for an up-and-coming artist competing with the likes of Nicki Minaj.

Tink’s February cover story with Fader chronicles her path from Chicagoan recording tracks in her basement, to signing with Timbaland’s label Mosley Music Group. Fader even compares her fierce attitude to Daenerys Targaryen, and rightly so. Tink is undoubtedly breaking boundaries within hip-hop culture, in true Daenerys fashion.

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“I’m definitely a feminist. The industry made me that way. I had to grind so hard to be taken seriously, had to work twice as hard to get here,” Tink said in her interview with Fader. “I’m in my own little lane, doing just me. I don’t have to fit in.”

A compelling feminist voice is desperately needed in rap music today. While popular artists like Missy Elliot and M.I.A. are recognizable feminists, they are easily drowned out by chart-toppers like Minaj.

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Nicki Minaj has addressed the importance of female empowerment and strength before.

“I love my females. I give them confidence to say I am me, take it or leave it, I love it and I don’t care what you think about it,” Minaj said in an interview.

 But that message is clouded by her lyrics and emphasis on physical traits. She is the highest-selling female rapper, but her song lyrics generally lack substance. Such as the song “Anaconda” with lyrics that read:

“Fuck those skinny bitches in the club. I wanna see all the big fat ass bitches in the motherfucking club, fuck you if you skinny bitches. What? Yeah! Yeah. I got a big fat ass. Come on!”

Tink’s strong feminist presence, and dedication to following her own path, is the perfect antidote to the degradation of women in the industry.

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“I had to cut off calling myself a ‘bitch.’ And I cut out some of the songs where I was degrading myself. When people do that, of course it’s seen in a fun way, but at the same time it’s sending the message to everybody else to look at you as a bitch,” she told Fader. “I want to dig deep into bad relationships, molestation, racism, and not feeling pretty. I want to get under people’s skin.”

And we want you to, Tink. Combining societal issues with catchy music will help empower women who feel oppressed and discriminated against. Tink, who is only 19, can also help send the message to young women that there are more important things than having a pretty face and Minaj-esque booty. And she has the musical talent to make it big. With songs like “Tell the Children” and “Try Me” Tink has the momentum to become the next It Girl.

Read the full cover story here.

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Spotted Fashion From Your Favorite Celebrities

Some of us look up to some celebrities when it comes to fashion and what kind of styles are out now. Since there are new trends everywhere, paying attention to the fashion around you is not a bad idea. Karrueche Tran was spotted wearing Giuseppe Zanotti’s adorable white fringe boots. Shop for these boots at giuseppezanottidesign.com. You can tell these are her favorite boots because, she wears them with a few outfits. Rita Ora was seen in London wearing a yellow spongebob sweater designed by Jeremy Scott. This is great for all of my spongebob fans and bold fashionistas. I love this sweater, which can be worn as a dress! Where it how you want. Want this sweater? You can buy it at shop.jeremyscott.com. One of my favorite people would have to be Chrisette Michelle, because her spirit is so amazing. She is a beautiful person. She was spotted at the 2014 Grammy awards wearing a Paisley-print jacket, with the pants to match.This is something I would really wear. You can buy this jacket at neimanmarcus.com. Rite now these are my favorite celebrities and I hope that you like what they have to offer!!!

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Far left pic: Karrueche Tran and her Giuseppe Zanotti boots

Middle pic: Chrisette Michele and her Paisley-Print Jacket

Far right pic: Rita Ora and her spongebob sweater