Fun. snubs Janelle Monáe; Update: Raaaacist!

Fun. won Song of the Year at the Grammys for its hit single “We are Young” but did not thank or acknowledge Janelle Monáe, who was featured on the track.

Twitter users were appalled:

#Grammys Fun should have thanked Janelle Monae…..that wasn’t cool!!!!!

— Rachel Burdette (@babyblue4448867) February 11, 2013

Man fuck fun forreal for not shouting out Janelle

— Joanna Hernandez (@joannarh) February 11, 2013

I’m mad Fun didn’t thank Janelle Monae.

— Michelle (@MickeyLuvzMuzik) February 11, 2013

So how come fun didn’t say anything about janelle monae???

— Lisa E. (@ASmartassCookie) February 11, 2013

#Fun. Finally wins, w/ Janelle Monae singing on the track, and she should mos def have been on stage w/ them. #Grammys #amIright

— Alix Bryan (@alixbryan) February 11, 2013

I can’t believe fun didn’t pull up or thank janelle monae ! Rude

— megg beyhive (@meggles_BeyStan) February 11, 2013

I was thinkin the same thing RT @uncochino: How did Fun not thank Janelle Monae? #Grammys

— Ashley(@ashleyd33) February 11, 2013

Oh wow so the Fun thanked everybody except Janelle Monaé??

— BoomPow(@Veyola) February 11, 2013

FUN didnt thank Janelle

— CHERYL SINGLETON (@cesingle88) February 11, 2013

Update:

Well, this was predictable:

CARLY RAE WAS ROBBED! AND FUN. IS RACIST FOR NOT BRINGING JANELLE UP WITH THEM!

— Jonathan Robbins (@BigSthrn) February 11, 2013

racist RT “@danamo: shout out to Janelle Monae … ? #Grammys #Fun

— tupacrates (@TheFakeJE) February 11, 2013

Racism. RT @theroot247: Wait, why isn’t Janelle up there with Fun? And….why didn’t they thank her? SMH. #grammyawards

— AmerAKA’s Next… (@myPEARLspective) February 11, 2013

Janelle Monae wasn’t allowed to accept the award? What kinda racist bs…

— Ashley Nicole (@girllovesports) February 11, 2013

Update:

Still no love for Monáe:

Song Of The Year + Best New Artist! #grammys

— FUN. (@OurNameIsFun) February 11, 2013

Update:

No hard feelings?

Yay!! Congrats to @ournameisfun!

— Janelle Monae (@JanelleMonae) February 11, 2013

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/02/10/fun-snubs-janelle-monae/

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