Dilbert Comics: Many US newspapers, including of the Washington Post have dropped the long-running Dilbert cartoon strip following allegations that its creator made racist comments.
In a YouTube video YouTube, Scott Adams, who is white, stated that black Americans are part of a “hate group” and that white people need to “get the hell away” from them. In.
Mr. Adams 65 years old, later acknowledged that his professional career was ruined.
He stated that the bulk of his earnings will be gone by the next week.
Dilbert is a staple of the comical pages of the American press as well as a snarky office worker as well as a talking dog who attack the latest trends that are part of the corporate world.
One of the media companies that have eliminated the Dilbert cartoon is among them the USA Today network, which owns a number of newspapers as well as the Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times.
The Washington Post said Mr. Adams’s remarks sparked segregation.
The comments were made as a response to a poll that asked people to either agree or disapprove of the statement: “It’s OK to be white.”
The term is believed to have been coined in 2017 as an attempt to deflect attention and is now being employed in the past by racist whites.
According to the survey the majority of respondents from black communities were in agreement with the statement however, 26% were opposed while others weren’t sure.
Mr. Adams declared that those who opposed him were a “hate group”.
“I would say, based on the current way things are going, the best advice I would give to white people is to get the hell away from black people… because there is no fixing this,” he said.
Darrin Bell, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Black cartoonist, described Mr. Adams as a disgrace.
Dilbert The book – written and illustrated by Mr. Adams Dilbert was first released in 1989.