A video of a South Carolina singer making a series of racist and homophobic remarks is currently going viral online and has sparked outrage on social media.
Gracie Wood, a 17-year-old singer and songwriter from Spartanburg, South Carolina, was caught on camera making the racist statements that appear to have been secretly shot without her knowledge.
The teen is seen in the video using disturbing racial slurs and even did a Nazi salute.
“Mexicans and middle easterns, all they do is wanna kill people,” Wood is heard saying in the beginning of the video.
“What about Africans?” someone asks. Wood responds by saying, “Kill em’! We should blow the whole continent of Africa,” she says.
Watch the video:
When asked by a friend in the room how she felt about Germans, Wood says she supports “Nazis” because they hate gay people and black people. She then proceeds to do the Nazi salute before expressing her admiration for Hitler.
“Honestly, Hitler is a pretty quality man,” she adds. “And he went out the right way by killing himself. I feel like I’d rather kill myself than be killed by a firing squad.”
Wood then goes on to say her favorite “N-word” is “n-gger,” prompting the room to erupt in laughter, cheer and shock. “Yes, I got it!” one of Wood’s friends is heard saying before the video runs out.
Gracie’s mom is Amy Wood, a news anchor/reporter for 7News WSPA-TV. She recently shared a public apology on her Instagram about what happened.
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