Celebrities can be outspoken about their beliefs especially when it comes to race related issues. Sometimes they go too far and that's where the trouble begins. Here are 10 celebs who said or did racist things. Image via WENN
Sheryl Underwood "The Talk's" Sheryl Underwood caught backlash after saying nappy hair was nasty. She tried to clarify her statement by saying she was proud to be black, but by then, the damage was already done.
Julianne Hough Julianne stupidly rocked blackface For Halloween as the "Orange Is The New Black" character, Crazy Eyes. What's even more stupid is that Tamar Braxton defended her. SMH.
Richie Incognito He called Jonathan Martin a half n***a on a voicemail then did an interview saying using the n-word was part of the "locker room culture." Wtf?
Spike Lee Spike Lee incited a racist lynch mob when he tweeted a sweet elderly couple's address thinking it was George Zimmerman's parents.
Rob Gronkowski Rob didn't learn from the Richie Incognito incident because he openly called an Asian fan wearing his jersey, Leslie Chow, the character from "The Hangover" and joked about him cooking fried rice.
Niecy Nash Niecy's words may or may not be considered racist when she said black celebrities are not as desirable as white celebs in Hollyweird. She may have a point.
Paula Deen Paula's fall from grace (losing that endorsement gwap) after admitting to using the N-word and being exposed for treating her black employees horribly ranks top five for celebrity embarrassments.
Mel Gibson Mel left a fawked up voicemail on his ex-boo thang Oksana Grigorieva hoping a pack of n****s would have forced sex with her. Dayum.
Lauryn Hill A video surfaced of Lauryn saying white people were the devil. That definitely didn't help her avoid prison in her tax evasion case...