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Most people wake up at 8 am, brush their teeth, wash their face, maybe even meditate or exercise to start the day off strong. Not Keke Palmer. She wakes up tweeting about EBT cards only working on healthy food items in the latest example of a rich famous person failing to read the social media room.

Whyyy Keke (who we LOVE) tweeted this (and whyyy she tweeted this at 8 am), we may never know, but she was immediately dragged down every grocery store aisle and back for the now-deleted viral tweet.

Naturally, she attempted to explain what she really meant by her tweet that reeked of racist language often used by Republicans in their tireless attempt to police impoverished people who rely on Government assistance.

At the time, she didn’t seem to realize this as she attempted to explain herself over the course of several hours.

“To clarify my tweet was pertaining to issues w/ healthy foods being 2 expensive & thinking it should be free for those w/ EBT cards.

This was not a suggestion for solving all low income issues. Solely a hopeful solution 4 those with EBT that want to run it up w/ meat & produce.”

Hmm strange that she didn’t you just say that but, then again, it’s been a stressful day for celebs sharing poorly-worded opinions.

Do you have an issue with Keke’s tweet? Did she have a point orrrr nah? Tell us in the comments and peep the hilariously petty reactions to her now-deleted tweet on the flip.

“Keke Palmer making sure y’all grabbing the frozen vegetables and not the Ben&Jerrys” – haaaaaa

“Keke Palmer when she sees you in the cookies & chips aisle w/ your EBT card in hand:” – *HOLLERS*

“Keke Palmer when she spots someone buying honey buns and Takis” – you know what…

“Keke Palmer when she sees you buying Doritos instead of kale” – *cackles*

“Imagine it’s your baby birthday & you in the store with your EBT card getting a lil cake & ice cream and keke down ya neck like” – this pic will forever be funny

“Keke Palmer looking at poor people’s groceries” – not Blue Ivyyy

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Rich a** Keke Palmer at 8AM: what if you brokies could only buy raw celery sticks with your Food For Poors card?” – oh nooo

“She’s Akeelah and the GOP now” – AKEELAH AND THE GOP

“How Keke Palmer n Summer Walker finna be feeding their kids” – noooooooo

“Akeelah and the Bee Quiet” – welpppp

“Keke Palmer when she catch you tryna buy some honeybuns with your EBT card” – yiiiikes



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