Katt Williams: Patriot or Prick?

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Katt Williams: go back to Mexico, "nigga."
If you're unfamiliar with the ongoing Katt Williams saga, allow us to get you up to speed...

For starters, let's just clarify who Katt Williams is: he's not Eddie Griffin. He's a D+(maybe C-)-list celebrity comedian. He's the type of celebrity you may know exists, you realize he's famous, but you're not sure why. In other words, there's a good chance you've never heard of him. If that's the case, feel free to have a look at his Wikipedia page here.

Last month, Williams went on an anti-Hispanic tirade during a performance in Phoenix, which you can see by click here (spoiler alert: he tells a Hispanic guy to go back to Mexico, "nigga").

Civil rights leaders then went nuts, particularly Valley leader Jarrett Maupin, who immediately called on Williams to apologize under threat of a boycott of all things Katt Williams.

Then, it appeared, Williams caved -- through his publicist, he issued the following statement:

"My remarks were not to be offensive. I want to apologize if my comedy act was taken out of context. I sincerely appreciate my fans within the Mexican community and would never intentionally go out of my way to offend them."

Maupin accepted the apology on behalf of Phoenix's Hispanic community -- and all was well.

Then Williams threw a curve ball: with the incident basically behind him, Williams went on CNN and recanted his apology, pegging the initial apology on publicists who don't speak on his behalf.

"They put out a DVD called Katt Williams: Nine Lives while I was in jail without my permission," Williams explains to CNN, suggesting his handlers don't necessarily speak for him.

Now, Maupin has recanted his acceptance of Williams's faux-apology -- and the boycott's back on.

Williams explains away his comments during his performance as an act of patriotism -- he says the heckler he told to go back to Mexico started the heckling with something along the lines of "fuck America." Williams says he was just defending the country's honor.

See Williams recant his apology here.

Maupin, however, tells New Times he chalks up Williams' "patriotism" to nothing more than "BS" that should be reserved for members of the Tea Party.

We want to know what you think: is Katt Williams a patriot, or a total prick for throwing fuel on a fire that was basically out?

Cast your vote below.
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Marilyn
Marilyn

Williams says he was just defending the country's honor."What exactly is he defending??? Not much to defend there Mr. Williams at least not a country that has done nothing but oppressed your race for hundreds of years. so don't give us that bull shit.

now take this!.... ╭∩╮(︶︿︶)╭∩╮

Marilyn
Marilyn

We in the Mexica Movement are joining the call to BOYCOTT Katt Williams for his Anti-Mexican, Anti-Nican Tlaca racist rant that took place during his comedy show in Phoenix, Arizona on August 20, 2011. EMAIL HIM DIRECTLY: 1. Email from his website: katt@kattwilliams.comhttp://www.kattwilliams.com/contact/ 2. Contact his booking agent at International Creative Image (ICM) Christopher Smith : 310-550-4245 3. Call and tell them to cancel Katt Williams from their upcoming event in Irvine ,October 4 , 2011 "fiesta comedy" . Power 106 Marketing/Promotions Department Office Phone: (818) 953-4200 Office Fax: (818) 848-0961 Sr. Director of Marketing and Promotions - Dianna Jason Promotions and Entertainment Director - Fernando Lujan Promotions Coordinator and Flava Unit Management: Junior Moreno VISIT OUR WEBSITE!!! http://www.mexica-movement.org... SPREAD THE WORD!!!

DONT TALK ABOUT IT.. DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!

Marilyn
Marilyn

We in the Mexica Movement are joining the call to BOYCOTT Katt Williams for his Anti-Mexican, Anti-Nican Tlaca racist rant that took place during his comedy show in Phoenix, Arizona on August 20, 2011. EMAIL HIM DIRECTLY: 1. Email from his website: katt@kattwilliams.comhttp://www.kattwilliams.com/contact/ 2. Contact his booking agent at International Creative Image (ICM) Christopher Smith : 310-550-4245 3. Call and tell them to cancel Katt Williams from their upcoming event in Irvine ,October 4 , 2011 "fiesta comedy" . Power 106 Marketing/Promotions Department Office Phone: (818) 953-4200 Office Fax: (818) 848-0961 Sr. Director of Marketing and Promotions - Dianna Jason Promotions and Entertainment Director - Fernando Lujan Promotions Coordinator and Flava Unit Management: Junior Moreno VISIT OUR WEBSITE!!! http://www.mexica-movement.org... SPREAD THE WORD!!!

DONT TALK ABOUT IT... DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!!!!

Bobby
Bobby

Notice the percentage numbers on the poll. Almost dead down the middle, just as is the case with the whole country. Apparently, Arizona isn't that different afterall.

Dan Fox
Dan Fox

The writer of this article sure hates Katt WIlliams. How is he a D+ celebrity who most haven't heard of? This guy has sold out comedy shows for 5+ years and has made millions. He's been on numerous top comedian lists (check out link below), and is loved by whites, blacks, latinos, asians, etc.. The people who attended the show at the alleged anti mexican rant were having a good time laughing, many of whom were latino. Katt is going through some odd times, but what great comedian hasn't had their moments?

http://www.the-top-tens.com/li...

Walter Concrete
Walter Concrete

The guy isn't even funny with his wanna be Richard Pryor routine.  His voice wears on the ear as he struts around stage at 100 mph.   As for the guy in the audience, he got his 15 minutes of fame as the latest Martin Luther King, Jr. for Mexicans.  I'd rather shut the door on both of them and just call the issue done and over with.  It's a distraction from reality and as usual it has run on too long.

Bobby
Bobby

Williams is only getting this flack because he touched on illegal immigration in a border state, that contains millions of illegal foreign nationals. Simple as that.

azlanKKKillah602
azlanKKKillah602

Keep that patriotism alive dawg. Show them illegal fuckerz that we love our country. Neva bow down to a racist reconquista spic. This is the 21st century motherfucka, not 1800s/

R
R

I'm more upset at how the audience reacted. NO class! Where's the comedy?

wtf
wtf

"Williams says he was just defending the country's honor."What exactly is he defending??? Not much to defend there Mr. Williams at least not a country that has done nothing but oppressed your race for hundreds of years. so don't give us that bull shit.  

now take this!....   ╭∩╮(︶︿︶)╭∩╮

Dumoudan
Dumoudan

Sherrif Joe is one of a few law enforcement individuals who understands a simple fact: "illegal immigrant" = an individual who is not in the United States legally. Being that the "illegal immigrant" has broken our  (and Barrack Hussien Obwama's) Federal Immigration Laws and entered the United States through illegal means, he / she is subject to a crime and as such, he / she is subject to deportation. Is that difficult to understand?

bigriggs
bigriggs

He's a prick that has every right to voice his opinion. I agree with him when it comes to illegals in this country and he has every right to rant and rave about it. I just think he's a talentless prick.

shadeaux14
shadeaux14

No doubt the PRICK will be in the running for the title of "Official Tea-Party Comedian"

Bobunf
Bobunf

"millions of illegal foreign nationals?"

Bobby, of course, is delusional.

Gmc_AZ
Gmc_AZ

Only white people can be patriots..are you ignorant?? You do realize that Native Americans were in this country before "white people"!!

Bobby
Bobby

Your'e a full of shit leftist bozo. There has been trillions of dollars spent on the Great Society, in order to help blacks beginning with the civil rights movement and still continuing with affirmative action, quotas, etc. Your'e a leftist communist racist Ahole.

Bobby
Bobby

Very well said.That's the whole point and there isn't any other valid argument if one believes in free speech. This whole controversy is insane.

Triple-6 Gun Mane
Triple-6 Gun Mane

So what's next from your ilk? Charge him with a hate crime? Good luck with that one douche-aux14.

Bobby
Bobby

You don't like the Tea Party because it doesn't apporve of illegal immigration. Too bad. Neither do most people in the Democrat or Republican Party. It's the elite that are causing the problems. The man/woman in the street don't agree with you and are closer to the Tea Party, than to the Democrat or Republican, or Green, or Independent or whatever PARTY YOU CARE TO MENTION.. It's a true grassroots movement and that's what scares the hell out of the status quo that's fucking up this whole country.

La Raza Killa 14
La Raza Killa 14

He's only a prick if you love your illegal aliens that much, this includes drug/human smugglers, foreign gang bangers, rapist, pedophiles etcetera.

Katt's da man!

Bobby
Bobby

Ok how many are there?

David Mejia
David Mejia

I know more white trash that are gang bangers, rapists and pedophiles than any other race.

Marilyn
Marilyn

And blacks are the #1 in hate crimes, prison, welfare, aids, ect. Just sayin.

La Raza Killa 14
La Raza Killa 14

Sure you do pendejo. I don't give a rat's fuck if your white trash comments. Cause you know why? I'm Hispanic too ese, just not a Mexicunt, la raza or illegal border crossers like you, vato. Sadly for you I can't be a racist becuz I am already Hispanic.

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