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Black Twitter is furious that Rihanna plans to honor Twitter activist Shaun King at her Diamond Ball gala this year. The Diamond Ball gala raises funds for education and emergency response programs in third world and developing countries, according to the foundation's website.

This year, the Ball will honor Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley and "civil rights activist" Shaun King, who is a documented Caucasian but identifies as a Black man.

The honorees will receive the Diamond Ball Award at Rihanna's fifth annual star-studded gala, featuring performances from Pharrell Williams and DJ Khaled.

Rihanna announced the honorees in a statement on Wednesday - and all hail broke loose.

"I am particularly honored to present Prime Minister Mottley and Shaun King with this year's Diamond Ball Awards for their groundbreaking work. We are so thankful to them for joining us and making the night better than ever."

The announcement left Black Twitter scratching their heads and sharpening their knives. What "groundbreaking work" has King done?

Black Twitter reacted to the news with anger and outright indignation. Many said there are other people more deserving of such an esteemed award.

One Twitter user wrote: "@rihanna please have someone look into #ShaunKing’s history of stealing from, threatening, and intimidating Black women, as well as misappropriating funds raised from vulnerable people. There are so many people far more deserving of this honor."

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  • Chaseboogie The Prince

    There are a lot of Rihanna fans on here so this comment section will be lit. Going to get cheese puffs, soda, and put my feet up.

  • Blaque Mahogany

    The application or whatever in the background of the first pic, where can I find that? I've heard things about him before, but I dont pay him any attention. Let me go to Google.

  • Dowoop

    There was a whole heap of people in here kissing his ass when he was talking about Jay-Z though so it's going to be ENTERTAINING!

  • Phillybruh

    Its an award from Rihana not the nobel peace prize who cares...lol

  • Dowoop

    U know how some ppl like to worship the ground some celebrities walk on.

  • DroneRivers

    What'd he say or do that's racist?

  • BingBangBoom

    Yall think he look cute?
    He might look good in a suit at the ball.

  • Cara

    Black Twitter smh the jokes. Black twitter paying nobody so who cares what broke black twitter smh lol

  • Coy little wink

    Badgalriri don't give af about Black Twitter ?

    I didn't get an invite Riri ?

  • the guest

    This.

  • Real Eyes Realize Real Lies
  • Beloved Jordan

    yall call Jay Z a sell out but with all the Black Grassroot Organizations that's been out here fighting the good fight she rewards the white man blogger who started the whole jay Z divide between black folks. What has Sean King actually done besides post some ish on a blog...the fuck..black people are azz backwards

  • Tiffany Woods

    Plus he is bi-racial. His dad is black

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Is this da same Black twitter that is currently trying to drag Dame Dash ret now ..... chile bye https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/1f042c459c7f91d1de59195c39d7b96e29d16f031668827c5f3c33ddf961fa81.gif That shyt is gang stalking harrassment FOH!

  • Phillybruh

    Did he cause that divide or did Jay-Z cause that divide? I mean he made that grand production for what's turning out to be the Minister of Music position.

  • luVn_liFe…
  • Beloved Jordan

    and Jay Z can make any deal he wants. Its his business

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    Chile so sick of folks .... and their fake outrage .....

  • LeeSeeCee
  • TriniHarlem

    I can't put my finger on it yet (mainly because I haven't cared to find the energy) but something about Rihanna is.....hmmmm idk. I like her though.

    As far as Shaun I don't have the time for the diatribe I will font. However on a positive with him is at least he speaks out and I will leave it at that. Usually a rose will fill in the blanks where I didn't. So have at it lol.

  • Real Eyes Realize Real Lies
  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    and do see my comments are miraculously disappearing on here .... smfh !! I'm hip to da shyt https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/a7627afcd55203c8e1d16f124103736473dc5167f6be092bb3f29d06e64e519b.gif Let me finish heating up my dinner Bye!!

  • DroneRivers

    Yes, they been doin that for a while now!

  • Real Eyes Realize Real Lies

    I stop coming on here. It's like a signal to twist things for a response. They're the type that will complain that your mailbox door is not closed.Lol

  • Chaseboogie The Prince

    "something about Rihanna is ........hmmmm", finish your sentence. LOL! Don't run now. LOL! I'm just being messy.

  • Real Eyes Realize Real Lies

    She's probably being stalked. I'm glad she came out her shell.

  • SJ

    I’m so sick of her bullsh**

    First she called Rachel dolezal a hero, then she invited that racks MUA to her cosmetic launch, then she promoted that play making a mockery of spaces being raped by masters and now this!

  • Chaseboogie The Prince

    Stalked by who?

  • Renee26

    Same thing I'm wondering... What'd he steal from a sista??

  • Beloved Jordan

    He made the divide ..since he put the negative connotation on it when he released the information.

  • Real Eyes Realize Real Lies

    Fans , partners , women or anyone who's insecure.

  • Chaseboogie The Prince

    Oh, okay thanks.

  • Bree

    I've heard of Shaun King but I still don't know who he is. Let's be clear Phaedra, I know you, but I don't know you, okay! Nene's voice comes to mind on this one.

    Dear Rihanna,
    It's your world baby girl, do what you want! You always do.

  • JENNYJONES1

    BUT EVERYONE WAS JUST ALL ON HIS NUTS WHEN HE WAS BLASTING JAY Z LAST WK OVER THE NFL DEAL. SMH!!!...........JENNY JONES!!!

  • Let them eat cake

    Ri ri you dropped the ball on this one smh. dissapointed

  • JENNYJONES1

    ON ALL THE BLACK BLOGS. SMH!!! TOTAL TRUMP OPTS AND SOME ARE BLACK SO DON'T SLEEP.........JENNY JONES!!!!

  • Let them eat cake

    mmmm thats what his mother "told him" and his dad was allegedly super light skinned which sounds like he was barely black. this man is faking.

  • Let them eat cake

    black folks will stay losing because we just let anyone in...pathetic

  • Phillybruh

    Whatever divide that was caused Jay-z did to himself, he had to know this wasn't going to go over well with black folks that can see and think.

  • Real Eyes Realize Real Lies

    Who? Ohhhh, Jay z ain't gonna like his yella azz. https://media1.giphy.com/media/jXB7NYwfuNglO/giphy.gif

  • Ni Ni

    Me too. I'll make my comments on here, but going to people's social media pages and tell them a piece of your mind is ridiculous. What they do won't have any effect on your personal life.

  • Brandy Lexine

    Black twitter is annoying af.

  • Jessy

    This is what I said. I like Shaun but honestly that ticked me off since I know he’s a person who is very much aware of all the good Jay Z does behind the scenes whether he agrees with this particular move or not.

  • TriniHarlem

    Lol I don't hold my tongue but I can't articulate it yet as I haven't put any energy towards her.

  • Jessy

    She called Rachel a hero?! ? See, now I gotta go Google this. Lol

  • luVn_liFe…

    his dad is Caucasian

  • Facts and Receipts

    Always been down for Shaun King for the most part. He can be loud and wrong too tho. Love me some sexy ass Robyn tho. Its her damn event. She can honor whomever the fukk she wants to. Cannot stand Black Twitter 98% of the time. What about them damn stolen recipes they Twitter faves and so called "professional" chefs fukkin stole who be up there? Its a whole fukkin THREAD over on LSA about folks who STAY scamming on Black Twitter. START AT MUFFUKKIN HOME BLACK TWITTER and STFU.

  • jeniefrumdabloc™

    been there!!!! Didn't have time for da foolishness then and don't now .... Key board thugs .... probrably got restraining orders on their sick azzes behind da scenes .... cause you know damn well folks ain't for the shyts face to face ..... chile! IJS!!! https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/c1425c997ed3319b16098cad0d4bebaabde80cd22860d557863b4ff2c949aed9.gif

  • Rhyme and Reason

    I think this is all very calculated on Rihanna’s part!

    She has a team working w/her in anything she does of this magnitude!

    She “seems” to be separating herself from Jay-Z, and any prospects of her performing at any SB half-time shows or social justice events sponsored by Jay-Z, Roc Nation, NFL!

    OR...She’s totally clueless, didn’t research or vet this guy...busy w/Fenty Cosmetics, Clothing Line, and possibly one day, releasing some new music!

  • SJ

    Yes, easily searchable. It was a time magazine published story

  • Kanyade

    Open Post: I don’t think my boss is too thrilled with me taking half-days since my procedure last week...but she gon’ Have to be ‘coz I’m not gonna sit at my desk and hurt.

    On-topic: Meh.

  • Dontgetdraggedputa??

    I like rih but lets not forget her bird like tendencies either. I mean she was defending asap dummy even though his whole vibe is contradictory to her inclusive brand. I do like shaun though, he says wtf he says.

  • Ni Ni

    ?

  • Dontgetdraggedputa??

    Open post i think ima be sent to this event on behalf of my firm. If so i shall runneth the garden all the tea. If not, i know who going and she shall runneth me the tea that i will then pour out to the garden.

    Open post: i got into it with my mama because she told me her friend whos the next door neighbor told her to tell me to cover up. Bish its hell degrees in LA i was wearing a long maxi dress roomy as fuq cover up how? Anyway ima go over there today and flirt with all three of her sons, since she wanna messy. Tsk

  • ALLMINE?

    Aren't both of his parents white? He's a Russian i've heard

  • Wreckognize Game

    Put on your bathing suit and have a hot girl summer like the stallion you are. Make her azz fall out?

  • Dontgetdraggedputa??

    Oh ima pull out the puss crunching shorts the ones that are so tighr you need monistat pre wearing them? They finna wash my car go do my grocery shopping for me and one of them is buting ne food. Since she wants to act pure, like i dont know none of them ninjas have the same dad ?

  • Maxx

    Girl put on some daisy dooks & a see through tank top & soap up that car real good while you dropping it like it's hop...she will probably pass tf out!

  • Dontgetdraggedputa??

    She aint readyyyy

  • Stan4NoOne

    He's not racist. People are nuts.

  • http://www.instagram.com/yeuphonic @yeuphonic

    Okay Racial Dolezal. Both these snakes have taken opportunity from actual black men and women but ThEy dO mOre fOr blAck cOmmuNity.
    Just like Kim K. being the face of the work black women were doing. Y’all really be looking for a white savior.

  • http://www.instagram.com/yeuphonic @yeuphonic

    I wasn’t. I been seen through this scamming race pimp.

  • https://stupidDOPE.com stupidDOPE.com

    He is an agent provocateur.

  • http://www.instagram.com/yeuphonic @yeuphonic

    Rihanna been problematic. Please google “Paris Milan” on YouTube cause she has all the receipts. No idol worshipping over here.

  • Wreckognize Game

    ??

  • Chhzz

    Lowkey I know a few biracial kids where the mom is white and dad black they put white on birth cert. I'm just saying. I'm blk but technically I was taught you are what your mom is.
    And btw. A person does not have to be black to speak up

  • Jessy

    Lawd, and she thinks it’s a good thing since Rachel showed being black isn’t bad. Giiirll. Lol It was 2015 so maybe Ri’s thought process has improved, a bit with a fe more years of living.

  • Dasright

    He looks bi-racial to me ?????

  • Bushbabe

    white Talcum King is a racist race pimp and a low life pos
    This why I don't listen to empty headed out of touch nouveau riche celebrities.

  • Facts and Receipts

    He has indeed shouted Jay out previously for his good deeds.

    https://twitter.com/shaunking/status/1068216869637840896?s=20

    Nobody trying to say Jigga hasn't EVER done anything. Folks just don't agree with this. I'm not sure why folks aren't allowed to be feeling This? Why we gotta roll with everything Jay does? Life isn't like that. I even said Shaun himself can be wrong too

  • Facts and Receipts

    Girl

  • Bushbabe

    #metoo.

  • Facts and Receipts

    Same vein, it's native ones of us who need to damn GO but we just won't let them. Bc hey. They one of us too and we MUST look out for each other, right?

    Right.

    All folks ain't (s)kinfolks. Just like friends CAN be family.

  • IyanlaVanzantoftheInterWebs

    Chile....

  • Bushbabe

    They are just as tone deaf her. Shaun king is a race pimp who like to stir the pot. He has been caught making io shit on many occasions and I don't trust him. Cave demon like to find that sweet spot to exploit if allowed . They want you to remain a perpetual victim in chains so they can lead you.

  • IyanlaVanzantoftheInterWebs

    I ?? Me some Rihanna too!

    Folks stealing RECIPES??? For Waah??

  • IyanlaVanzantoftheInterWebs

    This gif tho???

  • Facts and Receipts

    Cookbooks they keep promising to write. A blog. Biz opportunities. One girl was on her local TV news morning show. And she out here stealing recipes chile

  • ALLMINE?

    Let's go.???

  • ALLMINE?

    U always been one of my favorites on here. ??

  • Faithz

    Tell the truth, She can invite the Pope if she want too.

  • Faithz

    I don't deal with black twitter at all!

  • Rachel

    Shaun king does great work and I support
    100 percent

  • Faithz

    Cosigns.

  • Faithz

    Black Twitter is giving Rih more play than they are The President for his Trifling ways.

  • Lady_Elle

    Put on some TIGHT, SHORT, SHORTS!
    Then... bend down to get some ice cold drinks out of the cooler!
    Be sure to bend at the waist and look CUTER than usual! rofl

  • Faithz

    Black Twitter need to ride the Trump train as hard as they are trying to ride Rih train, Just saying.

  • Dontgetdraggedputa??

    Yassss im loving the suggestion ima update yalll

  • Lady_Elle

    Rih-Rih don't care what they think!
    Her $$$ her choice!

  • Look@m3

    Dead

    You should put on a scene.

    Get one of the cheap pools they use in the trailer parks and put it in your momma front yard. Blow pop, a 2 piece bikini and lay out in the front yard with a glass of wine

  • MistaO

    Sound stupid. (With the exception of the last sentence)...

  • dazja

    At the end of the day, Shaun King uses his platform to do more for the black community than anyone on Twitter complaining about him does.

  • rockstar2142

    I was taught you are what both your parents are but ok

  • Rent em Spoons ?????????

    Yeah most of Twitter is a joke.

  • Rent em Spoons ?????????

    Majority of Black twitter wouldn’t know what to be woke about without looking at their timeline.

  • Rent em Spoons ?????????

    Salute to Shaun King , buddy is passionate about his works and change regardless of his race. He’s probably made some mistakes , who hasn’t , but he doesn’t come off as a snake and seems to want real change. Most of These annoying clowns on twitter wouldn’t know what to rally behind if it wasn’t for their timeline.

  • LoveChild

    I’m tired of black twitter. Sick of the dragging culture. Always mad about the wrong things.

    Go take care of your kids make sure your kids are reading up to level OK?

    Go watch your weight make sure you’re not 300 pounds flossing as thicc OK?

    Go check in with your parole officer and don’t be a fugitive on the run like so many black males are OK?

  • Chhzz

    We know that yes but what the old folks say

  • joel adams

    Damn lol

  • the guest

    Agreed.

  • the guest

    Exactly.

  • the guest

    You are correct that Shaun King does not have to be black to speak up. However, your assessment of Biracials is off.

    Biracial is NOT Monoracial. Biracials are not what the mom is, they are Biracial. That false reasoning you are what your mom is is the most ridiculous pseudo science ever concocted. By that reasoning, Obama is white and Slash is black, yet the same black people who say biracials are what the mom refuse to call Obama white.

    Nothing lowkey about classifying a biracial child as white on the birth certificate just like there's nothing lowkey about biracials are classified as black on the birth certificate. Under the idiotic two race one drop rule where there are only two races to choose from biracals have as much right to be classified as white on their birth certificate.

  • the guest

    Speak!

  • the guest

    EXACTLY!

  • Keira

    Love Shaun King for his work and tenacity for our community

  • currvalicious

    Last sentence... Yes!

  • E Ethel Ballys

    He’s obviously convinced himself he’s black, but anyone with eyes and a brain can see otherwise. My main issue with him is that, by all accounts, he fabricated that story about him getting lynched for dating a black woman while appearing white. His story has been discredited. He’s turned that “incident” into a profitable career as an activist.

  • Ep from Hp

    man wtf are these people talking bout. shaun king is out here everyday making a difference. this article is bs

  • currvalicious

    If he's fighting the good fight, idc what/who he identifies as.

  • Kimberly King

    I personally don't believe he's biracial, but I do want to make one point. My grandmother is biracial (Vietnamese mother and black father), but she looks like a short Asian lady. It doesn't look like she has a trace of black in her. Some people are truly biracial, but don't look like it due to their very light skin. But there are other biracials who either look mixed or straight up look black. What's interesting is that my grandmother doesn't identify with both sides. She only identifies as Asian. I'm not sure if it has something to do with her appearance or what.

    Anywho, I love me some Rih, but Shaun King has been exposed many times. They should know better.

  • Reina1718

    All that money he raises “some” goes to the victims but trust he uses that money to create his organizations that always seem to end... he seems like a bully at times.. he never apologizes when he’s wrong, he will just delete his tweets.. when the lil 7yr old was killed he posted a pic of the “killer” that man got so many death threats.. he nvr apologized he simply deleted it like he does when he is wrong.

  • Reina1718

    ??thats a first!

  • Mark mcharm

    The man is a fraud and when you call him out he blocks you on social media ?

  • Reina1718

    ????

  • Mark mcharm

    But this is the same thing Rachael dozeal was crucified for so the white man wins again?

  • Mark mcharm

    He is a fraud

  • TheWildChild

    Black Twitter should be in an uproar about this nationwide phuckery ???

    https://www.instagram.com/p/B1fr6SiAj-B/?igshid=1sbsbuedagvt3

  • Guess Who

    ...so you believe he's not black? Has he ever shown his parents before?

  • Guess Who

    Wow....I didn't realize this man was a fraud. Anyone have any links so my lazy ass ain't gotta google shit? It's friday...I just want to sip this alkaline water and chill. Not sure why I'm sipping it, but my cousin swears by it....
    sorry...what was I asking about?

    EDIT: I just did some googling. Yeah...he's full of shit.
    White man on his birth certificate is listed as his father.
    HE looks "white" as ronald regan on his baby pics
    REFUSED to do a DNA test to show his ethnic background
    LIED about being a victim of a hate crime

    SMMFH. He and Rachel are something else.

  • Guess Who

    Hold up yall...so is this dude white passing for biracial? How do yall know? I have folks in my family lighter than he and they're black and hispanic - black, white and indio hispanic mix. Genetic and DNA is always a surprising grab bag of WTF, lol.

    Does he have any siblings or friends who showed proof of this?

  • Mark mcharm
  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    There's a link below...this man is white and dyes his facial hair to look "black"...Chile...

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    Yeah he has a brother who is white as snow...Chile...

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    I hope you love Rachel Dolezal too...

  • Guess Who

    SMMFH!

  • Guess Who

    Wow....
    ....I wonder how much money he's lined his pocket with from the dead bodies of black men? What I mean is...he's always speaking on injustices and posting graphic pic and vids of police brutality always claiming to be "furious".....probably garning a lot of support and donations for....whatever.
    BTW, LMMFAO @ "Talcum X".

  • ALLMINE?

    Its online

  • Carla

    That's actually a copy of a policy report.

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    Paris Milan is a race hustler...I liked her videos but she comes of as bitter and a race baiter...and she copies off of other channels...its fake woke and she doesn't like lighter skinned black women...

  • Kimberly King

    I believe he's a white man.

  • Logan Roberts

    Rihanna fake woke self just hops on the bandwagon like everybody else ?

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    Leave this alone.. Get your OWN DAYUM honoreess! STOP WORSHIPPING FOLK...Rhi STYLE IS STILL THE SHIZNIT!!!! NOT ONE FUX DO I CARE ABOUT all that OTHER INDUSTRY CRAPOLA!

  • Keira

    Is there a reason to love her? Share is so I can analyze it for myself?

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    She is the same way...she advocated for african americans for years until she was exposed for being white with white parents....Shawn has white parents and does the same think but he's looked at differently...there is no difference between them...

  • Ryan

    I don't give a damn about him but I still love me some Rihanna.

  • Let them eat cake

    i dont have a problem with sean helping, however why does he need to lie about his heritage. i do think that if a black is a houseslave like stacy dash etc, they SHOULD be let go. but sean, he is NOT black. him lying makes him look shady and i am NOT a fan. its okay though, black folks continue to make excuses for other races and give ppl a pass when other races wouldn't do jack for us. we better not complain when ppl continue to step over us.

  • Disgustd

    Talcum X...

  • LotusFlowerBombOne

    How you miss that?

  • Guest

    Well said.

  • Guest

    She don't care. She gon' do what tf she wants. As she should.

    Carry on Rih!

  • IChosetheBrownDollbaby

    Black Twitter is a joke. They are the jesters of Twitter.

  • Miss K

    I just chuckled

  • https://plus.google.com/u Acänixia D. Käuradénâka

    I was never told about him

  • IChosetheBrownDollbaby

    Nothing, just like Rachel. I think some black folks are intimated when the "others" do more for us than they do.

  • LoveChild

    Exactly. All black Twitter does is drag.

  • LoveChild

    How it works in America you are what you look like regardless of who your parents are.
    Halle Berry has a white mama she looks black.
    Sofia Richie has a black father she looks white.

  • LoveChild

    Paris Milan is young and inexperienced about life but being young she think she knows it all.

  • rockstar2142

    Well what they say ain’t always correct.

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    Thank you!

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    I love the rebel in her...NO FAKE NO PHONEY!! NO APOLOGIES NOR EXPLANATION! SHE DO HER!

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    Man we all are mutts! Mixed with all kinds of goings on!

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    Period! Probably blacker than some blacks

  • Skin Deep Beauty

    No the white man fight for WTF HE WANTS!

  • Goodii2Shoes

    It'll only get worse

  • Kimberly King

    We really are. None of us black people in America are truly 100% black / African unless we're talking about the ones who moved to the US from Africa. I have Asian features and loose textured hair, but I've always marked "black / AA" on any documents. I consider my grandma biracial, but not my mom.

  • Chhzz

    Ok with the logic lovechild. You got me with that example.

  • LoveChild

    Well I’m out here in California I know a lot of biracials and a lot of them are really messed up in the head.

    America is a racist place that’s why a lot of biracial bleached skin and get nose jobs like Paula Patton and Megan Markel.

    And that’s why you have sell out self hating black males like Tate Diggs trying to get everybody to call his son mixed when his son looks pure black.

    Look at Obama he looks like a pure black man and his mama white.

  • Chhzz

    Umiph....smh....

  • EMILY POST

    He used to post in the comment section on your site lol.... Being lock and step with the DNC has its benefits.... lol

  • Kimocha

    LOL!...I still get shocked when white folks wanna be blk bc it's still rare.

  • Misslaydj

    Had nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo idea this guy was not black and that is dead azz real talk.