Category: #tooktotwitteragain

The “Shrek” Writer Who Compared “Anti-Vax” With The N-Word Has Apologized

November 26, 2018 / Posted by:

Terry Rossio, that dude who wrote Shrek, could have just sat there and ate his rice, but he didn’t. Instead, he mounted his metaphoric steed and #tooktotwitter to metaphorically go to battle for literal anti-vaxxers claiming that the term “anti-vax” is as harmful and offensive as the n-word. Unsurprisingly, this comparison was met with derision and disgust, especially since he oh-so-boldly just went ahead and wrote out “nigger” in its entirety. You would think a person who writes for a living would have a better understanding about how words and language work, but nah. But don’t worry, Terry says he now understands that that word has “no place in any conversation, ever”. So while he still thinks the eradication of polio is a bad idea, he has learned “something”.

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