Cher Rips Debbie Wasserman Schultz: ‘Can’t You Read the F*cking Room?’

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Pop icon Cher joined in the growing criticism of Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Monday, ripping the former Democratic National Committee chairwoman for causing discord among the party and sarcastically asking her whether she could “read a room.”

In her trademark caps lock-and-emoji tweeting style, the 70-year-old “Believe” singer told Wasserman Schultz to leave the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, get on a plane and “go home.”

“What is this, death by a thousand cuts?” the singer asked, adding the hashtag: “#URKILLNTHEDEMS.”

Cher went after Wasserman Schultz shortly after WikiLeaks published a trove of more than 19,000 hacked DNC emails that appeared to prove that the Democratic Party improperly favored Hillary Clinton over her challenger, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Wasserman Schultz was booed loudly by delegates from her home state of Florida during a breakfast at the convention on Monday morning.

In a tweet on Sunday, the singer urged the party to “rip the bandaid off” and fire Wasserman Schultz so it could begin the convention on Monday with a show of party unity.

A follow-up tweet from the singer asked Wasserman Schultz to “think of your party and your legacy.”

Wasserman Schultz ultimately did resign as chair of the DNC, but immediately accepted a position as a top Clinton campaign official.

In another tweet on Monday, Cher said she didn’t mean to be “cruel” to Wasserman Shultz, but that even Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump knows how to “read a room.” The singer made sure to add the obligatory toilet emoji when mentioning Trump’s name.


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