Darius Rucker Racist Tweet Causes Reaction


| May 21, 2013 - 10:09 pm

No question: this Darius Rucker racist tweet went too far. A Twitter user went after the former Hootie and the Blowfish frontman, who has reinvented his career as a country music singer. Rucker retweeted the offensive remark, and added his own response.

The Darius Rucker racist Tweet cause a lot of reaction from fans, who retweeted Rucker’s response hundreds of times. When asked by a Twitter user why he even bothers to respond to racist Tweets, Darius Rucker said simply “So the world can see them.” Rucker’s foray into country music has been remarkably successful, and he has become the biggest African-American country singer since Charley Pride topped country charts in the early 1980s.