Uju Anya faces severe backlash over Queen Elizabeth comment

Nigerian American professor at Carnegie Mellon University is facing severe social media backlash over a Tweet she shared following the demise of Queen Elizabeth II.

The Tweet which was deleted hours later by Twitter read:

I heard the monarch of a thieving raping genocidal empire is finally dying. May her pain be excruciating.

Screenshot of Uju Anya’s deleted tweet

The controversial tweeted sparked reactions from across the globe. Notable people including Jeff Bezos critically reacted to the tweeted.

Screenshot of Jeff Bezos’s reaction to Uju Anya’s tweet

Carnegie Mellon University was forced to release a statement saying that Uju’s Tweet does not express the opinion of the institution.

Screenshot of Carnegie Mellon University’s Statement
Stay updated via social media

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.