Wale Blasts Terry Crews for His Comments on Liam Neeson, Crews Calls for Better ‘Reading Comprehension’ on Twitter Afterward

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Since becoming the male face of the #MeToo movement, actor Terry Crews has placed himself in the center of some hot-button issues. Like when he stuck up for Gina Rodriguez after she responded to the accusation of being anti-Black.

In his latest social media back-and-forth, the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” star got into it with Wale over actor Liam Neeson‘s admission that he wanted to kill a Black person after his friend was raped.

Terry Crews (left) and Wale (right) got into it on social media over what some interpreted as the actor’s defense of actor Liam Neeson saying he briefly wanted to kill a random “black bastard” decades ago.

“I went up and down areas with a cosh [crowbar], hoping I’d be approached by somebody,” said Neeson in an interview published on Monday. “I’m ashamed to say that, and I did it for maybe a week, hoping some ‘black bastard’ would come out of a pub and have a go at me about something. So that I could kill him.”

On Tuesday, the “Taken” star went on “Good Morning America,” denied being a racist and said the incident happened 40 years ago. Crews then weighed in on the controversy.

“I believe that every person on earth is capable of the greatest good or unspeakable evil,” Crews tweeted on Tuesday. “Liam is just describing his fork in the road.”

But Wale saw things differently.

“Na. No. Nope,” he replied. “Liam is trash. We losin Brothers all the time because of this proverbial ‘fork’. Na fam.”

Crews then responded and wanted to know what the next step was in all this.

“So what are we going to do, @wale?” he asked.

“I know what we not gon do, Terry,” the rapper responded.

“So what are we NOT going to do, @wale?” the actor shot back, which concluded his debate with the MMG rapper. 

Another person, however, accused Crews of defending Neeson, which seemed to annoy him.

“This is why reading comprehension is so necessary in school,” Crews tweeted“I never defended Liam Neeson. Still don’t.”

Meanwhile, people are calling for Neeson to be digitally removed from the upcoming film “Men In Black: International” that stars Tessa Thompson, coming in June of 2019.

“Was really excited for ‘Men in Black: International’ with @chrishemsworth & @TessaThompson_x,” someone tweeted on Tuesday. “Was 1 of my most anticipated films for 2019. Hated his casting before the horrifying controversy, but now really hope it’s not too late to digitally erase racist f–k Liam Neeson from it.”

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