Karrueche Calls Out People Calling Coronavirus The "Chinese Virus"

Yohance Kyles (@HUEYmixwitRILEY)

Donald Trump continues to use the phrase in press conferences and on Twitter.

(AllHipHop News) The number of coronavirus cases has topped 218,000 globally and 8,700 in the United States. The disease was first identified in Wuhan, China before spreading across the world.

While coronavirus apparently originated in the Asian nation, many people are asking that it not be referred to as "The Chinese Virus" or "Kung Flu." There are concerns those phrases are leading to xenophobic attacks against people of Asian descent. 

Donald Trump was recently asked why he keeps referring to COVID-19 as "The Chinese Virus" when some critics perceived that to be a racist dog-whistle. The president said, "It comes from China. It's not racist at all, no, not at all. It comes from China, that's why. I want to be accurate."

Actress/model Karrueche Tran is using her Instagram platform to call out discrimination against Asians during the coronavirus pandemic. She wrote, "The coronavirus is not 'The Chinese Virus'! Let's stop instilling more fear and hate. The world is struggling enough as it is. Please stop this!!!"

Comments (8)
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Big opie52
Big opie52

People need to stop that mess . Always so much hate in this sick world. We will never come totally together but damn let's all just do what we have to do to get thru this without hate in it.

Mellowmel
Mellowmel

Trump is not a phony, the most real President ever.
He's right it is the Chinese virus because that's where it started.

riyaan
riyaan

He multiplied down on his stating the following day, in a tweet about New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo: "Cuomo needs 'all states to be dealt with the equivalent.' But all states aren't the equivalent. Some are being hit hard by the Chinese Virus, some are being hit for all intents and purposes not in the least https://monkas.me/

Noname
Noname

Cone on girl where did the shit come from? I dont agree with hate just because of color. However, can you blame the paranoia? Thus some new shit we dont know about. Its killing folks rapidly. In Italy over 409 people died in ONLY 24 HOURS! Hell yea Chinese people should be in fear. People dont have much to go on but travelers bringing it here! If it was only in China of course knowone would be tripping but it isn't. Stop defending the overall paranoia just because your asian.

coastwest
coastwest

Real talk. A lot of Asians here in the states who never been to China are getting hated on like crazy. For no reason other than they Asian. Shit need to stop.

KINGMufasa
KINGMufasa

FUCK CHINA AND THIS BROAD! everytime some virus threatens the planet its from either there or another one of them asian countries.

Rolfweinstein
Rolfweinstein

MF didn’t hesitate to say Ebola came straight from Africa! GTFOH Krreuche, F YOU!

Rolfweinstein
Rolfweinstein

BS Karreuche! You would say that because you’re Asian. Chinese people started this pandemic with their nasty ass ways. Them mf suck!!!!


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