“Billionaire Oprah lectures the rest of us: ‘You still have your whiteness. That’s what the term “white privilege” is. It means that whiteness still gives you an advantage, no matter,’” the senator wrote on Twitter in response to an article from Glenn Beck’s conservative outlet The Blaze.
“What utter, racist BS,” he added.
Billionaire Oprah lectures the rest of us:
“You still have your whiteness. That’s what the term ‘white privilege’ is. It means that whiteness still gives you an advantage, no matter.”
What utter, racist BS. https://t.co/02PADVJkrZ
— Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) August 5, 2020
His comments come after Winfrey debuted her new interview show on Apple TV+, “The Oprah Conversation.”
“It’s time to bring humanity back to the conversation,” Winfrey tweeted when announcing her new show last month.
During an episode with Emmanuel Acho, a former NFL linebacker and the host of the web series “Uncomfortable Conversation with a Black Man,” Winfrey discussed racism in America and white privilege.
Read more: The Hill