Brandon Victor Dixon, a star of “Hamilton” as Aaron Burr, addressed Vice President-elect Mike Pence from the stage on Friday on Broadway urging him to change his views on issues such as tolerance and gay rights.
But Dixon was guilty of a very bizarre comment himself involving St. Patrick's Day.
The tweet from 2012 sprang back into prominence on Sunday because of the "Hamilton" furor with many commentators claiming it refers to blacks raping drunken girls on St. Patrick’s Day.
The tweet is certainly open to that interpretation, stating St. Patrick’s Day is like “Christmas for black dudes who like white chicks.”
Here is the original tweet and some of the reaction:
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