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Teen Vogue staffer who opposed hiring of Alexi McCammond tweeted N-word

A senior Teen Vogue staffer who opposed Alexi McCammond’s hiring as editor-in-chief over troubling tweets as a teen had herself repeatedly dropped the N-word in on-line posts, in line with a report.

Christine Davitt, a senior social media supervisor on the Condé Nast magazine, had earlier this month made public a letter by employees complaining about McCammond’s hiring “in mild of her previous racist and homophobic tweets,” in line with Fox Information.

“So proud of my @teenvogue colleagues. The work continues…” Davitt wrote within the submit on her social media that has all now been made personal.

Simply hours after McCammond introduced her resignation — saying that her tweets as a 17-year-old faculty pupil “have overshadowed” her work since then — Davitt wrote on Twitter, “[Exhales the deepest sigh I’ve ever sighed],” Fox famous.

But Davitt — who calls herself a “queer fats filipinx femme in brooklyn” in her Instagram bio — nonetheless had up previous posts of her personal during which she repeatedly dropped the N-word, Fox mentioned.

She not less than twice referred to a pal — who seems to be white — as a “ni–a” in 2009, and the following yr additionally used the phrase “ni–a” in a joke tweet, Fox mentioned, of messages since made personal.

Davitt is of combined Irish and Filipino descent, her messages mentioned.

Alexi McCammond quit as editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue.
Alexi McCammond stop as editor-in-chief of Teen Vogue.
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Her personal m,journal had in Oct. 2019 printed a narrative titled, “Cease Utilizing the N-Phrase If You’re Not Black.”

“One factor that shouldn’t be up for dispute is who will get to make use of it. And should you ain’t Black, that ain’t you,” the article claimed.

Davitt is of combined Irish and Filipino descent, her messages mentioned.

McCammond had apologized and deleted her personal offensive after they first got here to mild in 2019, and did so once more amid complaints after she was introduced for the highest job she by no means bought to start out.

The offending tweets included one the place she mentioned she was Googling to learn the way to keep away from waking up with “Asian eyes,” and one other the place she complained a few “silly Asian” instructing assistant. She additionally mentioned she’d been “outdone” by an Asian.

Neither Davitt, McCammond nor Teen Vogue might be reached for remark, Fox mentioned.

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