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September 4th, 2011
04:19 AM ET

Katt Williams: "I love Mexicans, and I love Mexican-Americans"

Comedians are =supposed= to stir things up, right??
Katt Williams is getting a lot of heat for a show he did in Phoenix recently that one Arizona civil rights activist is calling a "borderline hate speech." TJ Holmes gave him a chance to respond.

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  1. LeniMan

    Kat Williams sure has a funny way to express his love toward Mexicans and Mexican-Americans. Expressing real love is putting your arms around him and explaining why you disagree with his disappointment in America. There is no way you can justify attacking in the manner in which you did and insult that hecklers heritage. Your expression of unconcerned thought offended the whole human race. You should realize that America still has a long way to go in treating is citizen of color fairly. Discrimination still exists in this country and blacks are not the only peoples to suffer from it. Nor that the answer to American Discrimination is to pack up and leave but to understand and join in his freedom of express and freedom of speech to see this country change.

    September 4, 2011 at 5:36 am |
  2. frederick bronson

    if you love mexicans then move to mexico!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! frederick bronson

    September 4, 2011 at 9:09 am |
  3. Myshel

    tell the Arizona civil rights activist ..who has nothing to do...go take there thumb out there butt and go fight for a real cost! Like border patrol being kill by illegal mexican immigrant

    September 4, 2011 at 9:10 am |
  4. john doe

    Katt, Where is Mexico??? 🙂 Thank you 4 telling people about AMERICA!!! Sometimes us AMERICANS just have to tell the rest who really is the "BEST"!!! No Shame!!! Vote TEA!!!

    September 4, 2011 at 5:33 pm |
  5. Facts First

    I am not a Mexican, I am an African American but technically Arizona was Mexico until the US STOLE it, maybe that it was that heckler meant when he said "This is Mexico" Please don't forget the makers of this country have big issues with taking the land of others and making it their own.

    September 6, 2011 at 2:14 pm |
  6. Truth Hurts

    I have 2 words 4 all of u guys – Carlos Mencia =/

    September 7, 2011 at 3:50 pm |
  7. mike t

    first why are we not talking about what that audience guy called katt first? second why is everyone making katts comments to be racist? he was speaking about one guy and he said some things that alot of people black and white have been thinking for a long time. if you live here in the usa put this country fist and stop acting as if mexico is so great and all because if it was mexicans would not be coming here and over populating the us like its going out of style and for those still living in the past with this was land was mexico first, it don't matter, its the usa now and if your mexican, black or white get with the program and put america first or go where you love it.

    September 8, 2011 at 11:46 am |
  8. Let's Stop the Hatred!

    This is a perfect example of how other races (not just African Americans) say that they have put up with this for so many years. That they have been discriminated against because of who they are or the color of their skin. Instead of turning around and doing the exact same thing to someone else to release some anger and frustration, why don't we stop the cycle somewhere?!! We are no better than the person sitting next to us just because our skin color is "lighter" or "darker" than theirs!!! We don't have a right to be racist to someone else just because we, or our ancestors, went through the same thing!!! Shame on you Kat Williams or anyone else that thinks Kat did the right thing, and if the person in the audience did offend Kat Williams first, shame on him too!!! Shame on all of you who believe you are superior to anyone else because of the color of their skin!!!

    September 29, 2011 at 5:36 pm |

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