Bette Midler Notices Black Trump Supporters at Rally Asks If They Were Paid to be ‘Blackground’

Bette Midler is facing backlash after suggesting that President Donald Trump paid African American supporters to add “blackground” to his rally. 

The outspoken Trump critic took to Twitter Wednesday to share a photo of a group of black men standing in the crowd behind Trump during one of his reelection rallies.

“Look, there are African American men in this shot! How much did he pay them to be ‘blackground’?” Midler, 73, tweeted to her 1.7 million followers. 

Her remark was instantly slammed as “racist” and “really sick.”

“Wow, Bette! That’s some racist crap right there. I guess an old, white woman like yourself gets to decide what and how black people should believe and vote,” @staceybeast tweeted, while @Sammurica wrote: “People of different races are allowed to support whoever they want. Shocking, I know.”


Bette Midler calls African American Trump supporters ‘blackground,’ is slammed as ‘racist’

Cydney HendersonUSA TODAY EntertainmentJuly 25, 2019 0:03 0:47   Trump bashes Bette Midler for sharing fake quote on Twitter

Bette Midler is facing backlash after suggesting that President Donald Trump paid African American supporters to add “blackground” to his rally. 

The outspoken Trump critic took to Twitter Wednesday to share a photo of a group of black men standing in the crowd behind Trump during one of his reelection rallies.

“Look, there are African American men in this shot! How much did he pay them to be ‘blackground’?” Midler, 73, tweeted to her 1.7 million followers. 

Her remark was instantly slammed as “racist” and “really sick.”

“Wow, Bette! That’s some racist crap right there. I guess an old, white woman like yourself gets to decide what and how black people should believe and vote,” @staceybeast tweeted, while @Sammurica wrote: “People of different races are allowed to support whoever they want. Shocking, I know.”

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Look, there are African American men in this shot! How much did he pay them to be “blackground”?

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User @derek_mafs added: “Wow this is a disgusting comment on so many levels? ‘blackground?’ Really? You are really sick, Bette.”

Midler hasn’t deleted the controversial tweet from her account, where she has since tweeted about former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony.

She also replied to a user who posted a screengrab of her tweet and called her “#BigotBette,” writing, “Those who scream the loudest (and drop the most F-bombs)…”

Ignoring the swipe at her commentary, Midler responded to the mention of her cursing. 

“As many as I feel like! Personally, I enjoy swearing. Why don’t you try it, you uptight…..ha!” she wrote.

Trump hasn’t addressed her tweet yet.

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