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

By David Daley

Published February 25, 2013 5:41AM (EST)

Halle Berry (center) poses with Quenzhane Wallis (left) at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood Feb. 24, 2013                   (Reuters)
Halle Berry (center) poses with Quenzhane Wallis (left) at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood Feb. 24, 2013 (Reuters)

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


David Daley

David Daley, former editor-in-chief of Salon, is the author of the national bestseller “Ratf**ked: Why Your Vote Doesn’t Count” and “Unrigged: How Americans Are Battling Back to Save Democracy.”

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