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FKA Twigs Slams Racist Trolls Via Twitter: “I Am Genuinely Shocked And Disgusted”

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FKA Twigs is fed up with the ignorant and hurtful comments written on social media about the color of her skin and how she looks. The gorgeous, English singer-songwriter who is currently dating Robert Pattinson, lashed out via Twitter on Sunday night and addressed being a target for racist trolls.

“I am genuinely shocked and disgusted at the amount of racism that has been infecting my account the past week,” she wrote. “Racism is unacceptable in the real world and it’s unacceptable online.”

Social media users have called the singer a number of disgustingly offensive words, from “n*gger” to monkey, but according to the 26-year-old, whose father is Jamaican and whose mother is English and Spanish, racism is always something she’s dealt with. “I never really saw anything wrong with how I looked, it was more that certain people pointed things out to you about yourself. Either your hair’s different, or the color of your skin, or your features,” she said recently told Dazed magazine.

Twigs added, “Half of my life I’ve had people staring at me because they think I’m funny-looking and ugly,” Twigs added. “The other half of my life I’ve had people staring at me because they think I’m fascinating.”

Twigs and Robert, who met through mutual friends, made their romance public earlier this month.

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Is Trey Songz Completely Out Of Control?!

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Trey Songz used to be a singer known for sexually suggestive lyrics and his panache for saying “yuuuup.” Now, he may be known more as an R&B singer with a possible rage problem…

Trigga Trey has been accused of smacking a girl in the face with her own phone and now that accuser is suing for $50,000. The unidentified woman says that while at Philadelphia’s Vanity Grand Cabaret strip club she sought to get a snapshot with the singer, but he didn’t oblige. Instead, according to the woman, he pushed her phone back into her face and caused her glasses to break.

If true, this isn’t Trey’s first time getting way too aggressive for no d@mn reason. Just last year he became so upset over authorities ending his show in Detroit that he threw microphones and speakers from the stage. Unfortunately, he also injured a police officer in the process. In August, he reached a plea deal in that case and got his felony assault charge reduced to just two counts of disturbing the peace.

So, back to the fan who just wanted a photo. It looks like she’s only seeking coin and not criminal charges. And in Songz’s defense he does take pictures with some fans (see below), so maybe it was just the way she asked.

Trey Songz and a fan. (Getty Images)

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