Outspoken Trump supporters Diamond and Silk appeared on The Ingraham Angle after they were mentioned numerous times on Capitol Hill this week during Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg‘s testimony to lawmakers.
They began by expressing gratitude for all the support they’ve received in recent days and were happy that Zuckerberg admitted that Facebook made an “error” by cracking down on them. However, they still want to talk directly with him so he can “rectify” the situation “make this right.”
Diamond and Silk, whose real names are Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, pushed back at Zuckerberg’s assertion to Congress that Facebook reached out to them after the ordeal.
“We have not been in communication with Facebook,” Hardaway said. “We have not been contacted. We haven’t spoken to anyone over the phone. So that was a lie.”
They blasted the blog The Grio, which accused them of being “Fox News puppets” that are “viral court jesters” who “dance” for President Trump and his administration. Hardaway insisted that they were simply being used as “clickbait” by the site.
Diamond and Silk also commented on Roseanne Barr defending them but corrected her after she called them “comedians.”
“I don’t think that we’re comedians,” Hardaway told Laura Ingraham. “What we say may be comical or may be funny, but we really be telling the truth. We’re trying not to be so funny, but it comes out funny.”
Watch the clip above, via Fox News.
UPDATE: Facebook has pushed back against the claim that Diamond and Silk were never contacted, sharing email communication and a screenshot of a message they sent on their Facebook page from earlier in the week.
Just so you know; We have not communicated nor have we talk to Mark Zuckerberg or any @facebook Representative. Our last communication with FB was on Thursday, April 5, 2018, at 3:40pm when they emailed us and said:
“We Were Unsafe to the Community” pic.twitter.com/hA2GRtqHAS
— Diamond and Silk® (@DiamondandSilk) April 12, 2018
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