The Onion’s vile Quvenzhané Wallis tweet

Really? The satirical paper hits a very strange note in calling a 9-year-old the "c-word" -- then backtracks

Topics: The Onion, Twitter, 2013 oscars, Quvenzhané Wallis,

The Onion's vile Quvenzhané Wallis tweetHalle Berry (center) poses with Quenzhane Wallis (left) at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood Feb. 24, 2013 (Credit: Reuters)

UPDATED: The Onion has since deleted this tweet from its account.

David Daley is the editor-in-chief of Salon

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