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Cut The Onion: How Your Tweet About Quvenzhane wallis Landed In A Pile Of DooDoo! by Michael Skolnik

The Onion has decided to do what they do best: laugh at themselves. The joke publication published a satirical piece based on the backlash they received after calling young Oscar nominee Quvenzhane Wallis a c-nt via Twitter.

The sarcastic piece depicts The Onion staff thrilled over the public response they’ve received, with a study finding the Onion’s audience to agree “the last five or six days in particular constitute a veritable high watermark for the company.”

It continues by saying “At press time, the editorial staff of the Onion had confirmed that they could not remember having a better week at work, nor could they remember ever having felt so happy in general with their lives, not more content with the state of the world as a whole and their place in that world.”

DETAILS: The Onion Responds To Controversial Quvenzhane Wallis Tweet

The Onion took full responsibility for the inappropriate slur, issuing a public apology and deleting the tweet.

Way to turn negatives into a positive Onion, but your tweet is still going down as one of the most distasteful comments in history.

SOURCE: Hollywood Reporter

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