At the BET Awards Sunday night, actor Jesse Williams said this:

“We’re done watching and waiting while this invention called whiteness uses and abuses us, burying black people out of sight and out of mind while extracting our culture, our dollars, our entertainment… ghetto-lyzing and demeaning our creations, then stealing them, gentrifying our genius and then trying us on like costumes before discarding our bodies like rinds of strange fruit. The thing is — just because we’re magic doesn’t mean we’re not real,” Williams said.

Justin Timberlake applauded:

At that point, the backlash started:

The response?

Timberlake later apologized to those who took offense:

Michelle Malkin knows what’ll happen — or won’t happen as the case may be:

Without a doubt.

Pass the popcorn.