Weigh In: Maxwell Suffers Backlash After Referring To Justin Bieber As “Light Skinned Negro”

‘This Woman’s Work’ wailer Maxwell worked up a firestorm of controversy with his Twitter followers earlier today when he shared a tweet jokingly praising the “light skinned negro”.

Listing a host of performers including Drake, Prince, Chris Brown, and more, fans weren’t too pleased when they got to the last name on the last – pop pinup Justin Bieber.

The response was so brutal, the ‘Fortunate’ crooner had to follow with a number of explanatory tweets to ensure everyone understood it was a joke.

Was it worth the uproar?  You tell us:

Via Maxwell’s Twitter (read from bottom to top):


Your thoughts?

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  1. Ciara is everything September 27, 2013

    People take things to serious its like you cant say or do s*** with offending anybody.

    • Ciara is everything September 27, 2013


    • BEYGAGA CAREY-JACKSON September 27, 2013

      CIARA IS EVERYTHING…that Beyonce, Rihanna, Gaga, Janet, Mariah, Mary, Katy, Pink, Kelly Clarkson and Madonna will never be…certified cubic zirconium.

  2. harry September 27, 2013

    backlash?? yall are really hungry for a story huh?? what other blogs are even discussing this??

      • harry September 27, 2013

        WOW two irrelevant blogs [b scott, pop glitz] with no comments!! u sure told me honey!!

    • king z September 27, 2013

      i didn’t “tell” you anything. the question was “what other blogs are even discussing this”. i told you who was.

      it doesn’t matter if it was mary, sue, and jane down the street. the principle is, you made it seem like they pulled the story out of thin air when there are other people discussing it.

      • harry September 27, 2013

        you made it seem like they pulled the story out of thin air when there are other people discussing it.

        UMM no….i made it seem like nobody is talkin bout this story and your link proved me right…..#DISMISSED

  3. The Boy Toy September 27, 2013

    Who really gives a f***? People really have no lives.

  4. _NoFucksGiven_1 September 27, 2013

    I don’t know why the public is mad y’all referred Justin Timberlake as one. Which i don’t agree, Now Robin thicke is better…

  5. LA LA September 27, 2013

    The world has gotten so sensitive ever since people started accepting homos.

    SMDH at this world.

    • POP ROYALTY September 28, 2013

      Hehehehehe 😆

  6. Lovebird (PRISM – 10.22.13)) September 27, 2013

    Lighten up folks, I thought it was funny.

  7. gee September 27, 2013

    death at king z aka sam acting like this is a hot story!! I CANT…….

    • Xtina’sTHEQUEEN September 27, 2013

      but does every story that’s posted have to be “hot”?

      death @ GEE and HARRY being the same person!

      • gee September 28, 2013


  8. JER September 28, 2013

    LOL i’m just glad people are paying attention to Maxwell. Lord knows…

  9. Tisha September 28, 2013

    That tweet probably made Bieber so happy.

  10. POP ROYALTY September 28, 2013

    And This is a Story because….

    Actually Justina should be flattered, that is a Huge compliment coming from Maxwell.

    I know Justina was Ecstatic after Hearing this, Finally her Wanna-be Lil Black Thug paid off, Usher will be proud with her.

    Love Max’s Music.

    But I think Blacks Should just stop calling themselves “Negro” and “nappy-Headed Ho” Then get mad when a White person do the Same to them. 😯
    parts of this New Culture just sound Illiterate and ignorant, with the whole “Twerk” , “turn up” and dumb s*** like that….. 😕

    • wow September 28, 2013

      ‘blacks’ should stop

      no you stop. You sound ignorant.

  11. Slayrita Legendora September 28, 2013

    I want him to chew on my excess
    light skin all night

  12. Tika September 28, 2013

    What’s soulful about Justin Beiber?

  13. EbonyEverything October 10, 2013

    Joking right?? Ciara has done nothing compared to tour lul list dear. Grow yo lbvs

  14. EbonyEverything October 10, 2013

    U must b one of those Ignorant folks

  15. EbonyEverything October 10, 2013

    you’re an idiot. The reality is WE can say it, white people cant…well u can, just at ur own risk…. Get over it.Our society is constantly changing yet white people are still very ignorant creatures.

  16. EbonyEverything October 10, 2013

    Get off of ciaras nuts, shes good but definitely no BEYONCE, no kelly clarkson etc. the girls vocal ability is limited, yes she can dance great but look at her sales and compare to the Greats that were listed. They sell out ARENAS

  17. Tracy September 25, 2018

    A joke people gesh ,don’t be disturb by a simple joke ,get a life will ya

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