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This Mexican Singer’s Music Video Depicts Violence Against Women, Now He Could Face Jail Time

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Earlier this year, regional Mexican music star Gerardo Ortiz sparked a backlash after the release of the music video for “Fuiste Mia.” The video features Ortiz taking revenge on a cheating girlfriend, and the man she was sleeping with, by killing them. Not exactly the most romantic video in Ortiz’s career.

After complaints that the video promoted violence against women, YouTube and Vevo removed the video.

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CREDIT: Credit: GerardoOrtizVEVO / YouTube

Ortiz then held a press conference in which he awkwardly attempted to justify the violence in the video, comparing it to the violence found in a TV show or movie.

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CREDIT: Credit: Dulce Osuna / YouTube

Now, Ortiz could face jail time for the video. Yes, jail time.

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According to El Universal, Ortiz was recently arrested upon arriving to the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He was charged with “criminal exaltation,” which carries a sentence of one to six months in jail.

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Criminal exaltation, which is called “apología de delito” in Spanish, happens when someone publicly supports or attempts to justify an illegal activity. Ortiz, who plays the protagonist in the music video for “Fuiste Mia,” kills two characters and rides away into the sunset, which was seen as a justification of murder.

Ortiz was released after paying 50,000 pesos (about $2,700) in bail. Now, a judge will decide whether there is enough evidence to try Ortiz.

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Racist Congressman on National Television: What Have Non-White People Ever Done For Civilization?


Racist Congressman on National Television: What Have Non-White People Ever Done For Civilization?

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Stop picking on white people!

The first night of the Republican national convention isn’t even on the books yet, and we’ve already have a scandal coming out of Cleveland. Earlier today, Steve King, who represents Iowa, a state that exports corn and white people looking to get the hell out of Iowa, went on MSNBC as a talking head to provide context to the convention. But instead of providing in-depth analysis, King chose to drop this fiery hot take:

“This ‘old white people’ business does get a little tired, Charlie,” King told the MSNBC panel. “I’d ask you to go back through history and figure out, where are these contributions that have been made by these other categories of people that you’re talking about, where did any other subgroup of people contribute more to civilization?”

This is how non-racist white people (and everyone else) reacted (we assume).

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In Steve King’s defense, he probably misspoke. It’s not like he’s got a history of saying and doing really screwed up things. LOL SYKE. Here’s King calling undocumented immigrants mules with “calves the size of cantaloupes.”

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Oh, and here’s Steve King posing with a Confederate flag.

LOL. The silver lining? No matter how many racist things Steve King says, the fact is that America is and will continue to get more and more non-white, and there’s absolutely nothing he can do about it. LOL.

READ: Here’s A Reminder That Ted Cruz Disproves The Latin Lover Stereotype

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