Stacey Dash Apologizes For Those Rape Comments

Stacey Dash Apologizes For Those Rape Comments
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Someone has changed her tune. After getting tons of backlash for basically blaming victims for their rapes, Fox News contributor and actress Stacey Dash is apologizing for her comments, saying she lead with a failed attempt at humor that then lead to a serious discussion on alcohol. 

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"After a failed attempt at humor about 'good girls' and 'naughty girls,' during my recent appearance on Outnumbered, I transitioned to the very serious issue of men blaming alcohol for their vile behavior," Dash's Facebook post began

"LET ME BE CLEAR: I am a victim of physical and sexual abuse. My point was that there IS NO EXCUSE for a man taking advantage of women under any circumstances. I believe that these universities focusing on alcohol consumption as a means to stop evil behavior takes the focus off the real issue of the objectification of women and how that can be prevented. I apologize to anyone who believed I was blaming the victims of these horrible acts."

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While we're happy that Dash has apologized for her victim-blaming rhetoric, we can't say that we're convinced she was assigning the man or rapist (male or female) responsibility for not taking advantage of a drunk person. Her original comments seem to place the responsibility on the alcohol consumer who then gets raped.

In her original statement, Dash said, "But the other thing about this is," the Clueless star also said, "it then blames the alcohol instead of the person who overdrinks, so you know, it's like, the same thing with guns. Guns don't kill people, people kill people. Alcohol doesn't get you drunk, you get yourself drunk." 

In any case, maybe Dash will think twice before making a "humor" attempt at a very serious issue.

What do you think: is Dash backpedaling or do you believe she was really misinterpreted? Share in the comments!