He could’ve called her “sassy, moody, nasty," but she beat him to it.
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, best known for investigating the police killing of Breonna Taylor, called Megan Thee Stallion’s “Saturday Night Live” performance “disgusting” after it compared him to Black slavetraders.
During her performance of “Savage,” Megan played a quote from activist Tamika Mallory: “Daniel Cameron is no different than the sellout negroes that sold our people into slavery." The words also appeared on the stage backdrop.
Appearing Tuesday on “Fox and Friends,” Cameron said it was “something that I’ve had to experience because I’m a Black Republican, because I stand up for truth and justice as opposed to giving in to a mob mentality, and those are the sorts of things that will be hurled at me in this job.”
“The fact that someone would get on national television and make disparaging comments about me because I’m simply trying to do my job is disgusting.”
Cameron’s office led the investigation into officers Brett Hankison, Myles Cosgrove and John Mattingly, who fatally shot Taylor in her Louisville apartment March 13.
After reviewing Cameron’s investigation, a grand jury decided not to charge Cosgrove and Mattingly with any crimes in Taylor’s death. Hankison was charged with three counts of wanton endangerment for firing bullets into a neighboring apartment.
“We need to protect our Black women,” Megan said on “SNL." "And love our Black women because at the end of the day, we need our Black women. We need to protect our Black men and stand up for our Black men because at the end of the day, we’re tired of seeing hashtags of our Black men.”
Cameron agreed with Megan, saying, “I agree that we need to love and protect our Black women. There’s no question about that."
But he took issue with her platform, adding, “The fact that a celebrity that I’ve never met before wants to make those sorts of statements" exposes “intolerance” and “hypocrisy.”
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