Justin Timberlake Slammed By Followers for Calling Madonna “My Mother Chucking Ninja”

Publicada Lunes Agosto 18, 2014 4:59 PM GMT

Believe it or not, the word “ninja” is now a racial slur, and Justin Timberlake paid the price for not staying up-to-date with the PC police.

The “Like I Love You” singer wrote a happy birthday tweet to his “4 Minutes” duet partner Madonna only to receive a firestorm of criticism from some fans who were greatly offended.

Timberlake tweeted, "A happiest of Bdays to my mother chucking ninja, @Madonna!! Hope you have a great one, M!"

Shortly thereafter, Justin deleted the message after receiving replies like, “I just ended my relationship w/Justin," and "Get Justin Timberlake the f--k out of here."

Apparently, “ninja” is a substitute for the foul term “n*gga,” though it’s also a word that refers to a butt-kicking, martial arts-knowing warrior.

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