Stacey Dash (pictured), the conservative Fox News senior correspondent, sparked a social media backlash after an appearance on the network’s “Outnumbered” program, where she made controversial comments about rape victims.
While discussing news about several national sorority chapters who asked their members to avoid parties at the University of Virginia’s frat houses, Dash said that any woman who gets raped should get 100 percent of the blame:
“The other bad girls – bad women – are the ones who like to be naughty, might go out and play and get hurt and then, you know… But the other thing about this is that it then blames the alcohol instead of the person who overdrinks,” said Dash. “So it’s like, the same thing with guns. Guns don’t kill people; people kill people. Alcohol doesn’t get you drunk; you get yourself drunk.”
Needless to say, the Twitter reaction was swift and strong: