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Stacey Dash says if you boycott Oscars, get rid of Black History Month


Stacey Dash, the actress best known for her role in the movie "Clueless" has set Twitter afire once again.

Appearing on Fox News' Fox & Friends with host Steve Doocy, Dash -- a Fox contributor -- weighed in on black celebrities in Hollywood like Jada Pinkett Smith calling for a boycott of the Oscars due to the lack of African-American actors nominated for awards

Related: Rev. Al Sharpton demands Oscars boycott

Dash, who was celebrating her birthday, says we need to decide on segregation or integration and if we don't want to be segregated then we should get rid of things like Black Entertainment Television  or Black History Month (unless there is also a White History Month.)

Here's how it went down:

And here's Twitter going in on her:

The growing Oscar boycott has been drawing its share of famous supporters and critics.

Whoopi Goldberg and Aunt Viv (actress Janet Hubert who played Will Smith's aunt on the Fresh Prince of Bel Air) have been critics of those calling for a boycott. While Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith have said they will not attend the ceremony this year.

Wondering if Stacey Dash plans to attend?

She wasn't nominated for anything, but as she noted in her interview, that has nothing to do with race.


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