Earlier this week, we shared that Clueless actress Stacey Dash made some shocking comments when she shared her thoughts on rape victims during a segment for Fox News. When asked about Dartmouth College’s decision to ban hard alcohol on campus, Dash stated that it was absolutely ridiculous and suggested that college women who are raped are “bad girls.”
“It’s ridiculous. And I think the girls, I think it’s a good thing for the good girls, OK — women — to be told ‘Stay home, be safe.’ The other bad girls — bad women — are the ones who like to be naughty, might go out and play and get hurt, and then, you know …,” Dash said.
“The other thing about this is that it then blames the alcohol and not the person who over-drinks. So, you know, it’s like the same thing with guns. Guns don’t kill people, people kill people. Alcohol doesn’t get you drunk, you get yourself drunk,” she continued.
Following the instant backlash she received from her stand on the issue, Dash seemed to backtrack when she posted the message below on her Facebook page.
“After a failed attempt at humor about “good girls” and “naughty girls,” during my recent appearance on ‘Outnumbered,’ I transitioned to the very serious issue of men blaming alcohol for their vile behavior. LET ME BE CLEAR: I am a victim of physical and sexual abuse. My point was that there IS NO EXCUSE for a man taking advantage of women under any circumstances. I believe that these universities focusing on alcohol consumption as a means to stop evil behavior takes the focus off the real issue of the objectification of women and how that can be prevented. I apologize to anyone who believed I was blaming the victims of these horrible acts.”
Unfortunately for Dash, critics are still asking her to have a seat. For years now, Dash has rubbed the Black community the wrong way. Hit the flip for why we think she has lost her overall appeal.