I am a PROUD Jamaican. The Volkswagon ad is NOT racist!! Some a unu need to lighten up.
— Ragashanti (@Ragashanti) https://twitter.com/Ragashanti/status/298229091524554752
Jamaicans like the ad:
Everyone calling the Jamaican Super Bowl ad racist obviously no nothing about our culture. We love & endorse it.
— The Wanted Princess (@BreeTheWanted) https://twitter.com/BreeTheWanted/status/298229335641427969
As I fellow Jamaican…VW’s ad was very funny not racist…people need to chill
— Allana (@ajpersaud) https://twitter.com/ajpersaud/status/298228842059923458
But what do Jamaicans know? Some white Americans insist they know better:
OMG THIS AD IS SO RACIST.
— Dylan (@Phazon117) https://twitter.com/Phazon117/status/298228583460126721
Racist VW ad is racist.
— Natalie Be’er (@natalierachel) https://twitter.com/natalierachel/status/298229169601536000
Good to see https://twitter.com/search/%23VW go with the white guy pretending to be Jamaican racist ad. https://twitter.com/search/%23friedchickenandwatermelon
— Ira Socol (@irasocol) https://twitter.com/irasocol/status/298228828579442688
Well that VW Jamaican ad was embarrassingly racist.
— Drew McKevitt (@drewmckevitt) https://twitter.com/drewmckevitt/status/298228796081979392
It just me or was VW’s ad incredibly racist? “white people doing jamaican accents? Classic!” – some coked up VW exec.
— Andrew Garaventa (@AJGaraventa) https://twitter.com/AJGaraventa/status/298230054851334145
Jamaican accent ad made me feel uncomfortable.
— rachelsklar (@rachelsklar) https://twitter.com/rachelsklar/status/298228944778444802
Am I the only one that thought the Jamaican accent VW ad just now was vaguely racist?
— Michael W (@mworringer) https://twitter.com/mworringer/status/298228992467677186
What the fuck is this shit?? Why does he have a Jamaican accent in @https://twitter.com/vw ad?? And I thought Jar Jar Binks was racist. https://twitter.com/search/%23SuperBowl https://twitter.com/search/%23NotBuyingIt
— The Opinioness (@OpinionessWorld) https://twitter.com/OpinionessWorld/status/298228987547766787
Maybe it is time for some people to dial down their racial-sensitivity meters a notch or two.