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Online Outrage Brigade Goes After Brad Paisley for Telling the ‘Most Racist’ Joke While Hosting the CMAs

One of the "most biggest racist jokes of all time."

Brad Paisley performs onstage at the 46th Annual Country Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Credit: Wade Payne/Invision/AP

While co-hosting the CMA Awards with Carrie Underwood on Wednesday night, country music star Brad Paisley cracked a racial joke that some viewers are criticizing as “racist.”

The joke was partially a plug for ABC’s new comedy, “Black-ish,” which airs on the network Wednesday nights.

“If you were looking for Black-ish tonight, yeah, this ain’t it. In the meantime, I hope you enjoy White-ish,” Paisley joked.

Some people dismissed the so-called controversy, while others accused Paisley of telling one of the “most biggest racist jokes of all time.”

Here’s the other side of that argument:

(H/T: USA Today)

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