Ava DuVernay Calls Out Megyn Kelly After She Criticizes Colin Kaepernick: Shame On You

Ava DuVernay, Megyn Kelly 

Ava DuVernay Calls Out Megyn Kelly After She Comes For Colin Kaepernick: Shame On You

Ava DuVernay had time! She called out journalist Megyn Kelly on Twitter Sunday (Jan. 5).

It started when Megyn Kelly responded to former NFL star and activist Colin Kaepernick on the social media site.

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick seemed to share his thoughts on President Donald Trump greenlighting a strike that killed Qasem Soleimani,  a general in the Iranian military earlier this month. He tweeted,

“There is nothing new about American terrorist attacks against Black and Brown people for expansion for American imperialism.”

Megyn Kelly replied,

“Because everything is racist. Everything. Even fighting back against terrorists who kill Americans. Nike, feeling proud?”

That’s when Ava DuVernay chimed in and wrote,

“Shame on you, Megyn.”

Megyn Kelly replied,

No, I will not be shamed over calling out bulls— claims of racism – which undermine the legitimate claims. Killing a terrorist is not about skin color; it’s about protecting our country from a guy who murdered hundreds of Americans, period.”

Ava DuVernay ended her replies with,

“You should be ashamed. Educate yourself before you talk about racism and legitimate claims. You sound like what you are. Ignorant. Attention seeking. And desperate.”

But Megyn Kelly had one more.

“If you think Soleimani was killed because of his skin color, you’re the one who needs to educate herself. Work on shaming someone else.”

What do you think about Ava and Megyn’s brief rift? Tell us in the comments.

Authored by: Char Patterson