During an interview with hip-hop show The Breakfast Club Monday morning, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told the minority hosts that she always carries a bottle of hot sauce in her purse.
“What’s something you always have with you?” asked host Angela Yee.
“Hot sauce,” Clinton replied immediately.
“Now listen, I want you to know that people are going to see this and say, ‘She’s pandering to black people,’” host Charlamagne Tha God told Clinton.
“Okay, is it working?” she joked.
The exchange went viral on social media, as skeptical black users took to Twitter to accuse Clinton of pandering.
— Alex M. Grant (@AlexGrantTV) April 18, 2016
— NO FAKE ORGASMS 2016 (@Namastaywoke) April 18, 2016
Hillary carrying Hot Sauce around is as believable as Tyga saying he has good music
— DEV (@DEVCNY) April 18, 2016
— Dr. Lipschitz (@donniebravo_) April 18, 2016
why do we need to know that Hilary Clinton likes hot sauce, played dominoes in Harlem and rode the train? Black Votes Matter.
— omen (@omen) April 18, 2016
Hilary said she carries hot sauce in her bag. I’m done @cthagod
— Tatianna Monae (@TatiannaMonae) April 18, 2016
Watch above, via The Breakfast Club.
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