A Note to Keri Hilson and Her Twitter Enemies

Writing at Ebony, Michael Arceneaux warns the singer to stop being "nasty and messy" but also reminds critics that her biggest crime is that she possibly doesn't like Beyoncé.

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Writing at Ebony, Michael Arceneaux warns the singer to stop being "nasty and messy" but reminds critics that her biggest fan is that she possibly doesn't like Beyoncé.

... There are other examples of you two-stepping in some mess. Like when you dissed Ke$ha by saying on camera, "I hate that b*tch" as you proceeded to ask that her songs be turned off in favor of "some real music." And while this wasn't a diss, it was a bit odd to see you tweet "Gasp* Amy Winehouse resurrected to party w/ me!!! (seriously, uncanny resemblance)" two days after she died.

Oh yeah, you recently sent the following message to Kanye West (with a smile) in an interview with Rap-Up: "Don't get too wrapped up in baby world that you forget about Keri Hilson 'cause we make great music together."

Bless your heart, you were probably kidding and just may be a lovely person in-person. Nevertheless, you've got to understand that not everyone is going to get you and your Cruella De Vil sense of humor. And again, while I don't condone people hiding behind anonymity to say vile things to you, you can't be nasty and messy and then proceed to feign befuddlement when met with a taste of your own medicine.

You are gorgeous and write some nice songs, so moving forward focus on that and set your slickness levels to the extra low.

Read Michael Arceneaux's entire piece at Ebony.

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Michael Arceneaux hails from Houston, lives in Harlem and praises Beyoncé’s name wherever he goes. Follow him on Twitter.

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