Twitter roundly mocks Rachel Dolezal with #ByeRachel: "When does she start her Fox News gig?"

Dolezal began her apologia tour Tuesday morning and Twitter was having none of it

By Colin Gorenstein
Published June 16, 2015 2:34PM (EDT)
Rachel Dolezal
Rachel Dolezal

The disgraced former NAACP Spokane chapter president Rachel Dolezal set off on her apologia tour Tuesday morning. The first stop was NBC's Today Show, where she told co-host Matt Lauer that she's identified as black for a very long time. “I was drawing self-portraits with the brown crayon instead of the peach crayon,” she said.

Twitter users were not having any of it and quickly assembled Tuesday morning to give Dolezal a "good riddance" with the hashtag #ByeRachel, the new Bye Felicia, some are calling it.

Have a look at some of those tweets below:

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Colin Gorenstein

Colin Gorenstein is Salon's assistant editor of internet and viral content. Follow @colingorenstein or email

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