Kanye Vs. Bush! Supermodels In Blackface! 10 Uncomfortably Racial Moments In Pop Culture

There’s a lot of racist ish going on. From Paula Deen to the Philadelphia Eagles player Riley Cooper’s N-word rant, folks are losing their minds! In the wake of this, let’s look at some of the most cringeworthy racial moments in recent history — not outright hateful ones like these, just grimace-y situations that you sort of wish hadn’t happened. (Remember Mitt Romney posing for a pic with black kids and asking, for no reason, “Who let the dogs out?” Like that). Enjoy!

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  • GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Campaigns Day After Final Debate

    HENDERSON, NV – OCTOBER 23: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally at Henderson Pavillion on October 23, 2012 in Henderson, Nevada. A day after the final Presidential debate, Mitt Romney is campaigning in Nevada and Colorado. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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    Simon Le Bon, Roger Taylor, Nick Rhodes and John Taylor of Duran Duran (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc)

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  • 48th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards – ACM Fan Jam

    LAS VEGAS, NV – APRIL 07: Actor LL Cool J and musician Brad Paisley backstage during the 48th Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards – ACM Fan Jam at Orelans Arena on April 7, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jerod Harris/ACMA2013/Getty Images for ACM)

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