Russell Simmons on Sherman Hemsley's Death: 'Damn I Love That N*gga'

As word of Sherman Hemsley's death makes its way around the internet, sympathies are beginning to pour in for the man that portrayed the ground-breaking fictional television character George Jefferson.

Millionaire hip-hop producer Russell Simmons shared his sentiments moments ago on Twitter writing, "DAMN I love that n*gga":

The included link went to a recent picture of Hemsley.

Exit question: could a white conservative like me get away with tweeting that, or would my career be over?

Whatever the answer, rest in peace, Sherman.

Noel Sheppard
Noel Sheppard
Noel Sheppard, Associate Editor of NewsBusters, passed away in March of 2014.