Gwyneth Paltrow Sent N-Word Tweet, Not The-Dream

When Gwyneth Paltrow tweeted, “N**gas in Paris for real @mrteriousnash (the dream) tyty, beehigh” live from Jay-Z and Kanye West’s Watch the Throne concert in Paris last Friday (June 1), The-Dream stepped in and claimed he had sent the tweet from the actress’ cell phone.

Turns out, he was just defending his friend. The R&B star admitted to MTV News on Thursday night (June 7) that Paltrow had indeed sent the tweet after all.

“We were Patron’d out of our minds, number one,” he began telling MTV. “Number two, I was moreso trying to take the heat for a friend because I knew that the reaction was going to be silly. I know what she meant. I know what she didn’t mean.

“I knew it was going to be silly from the beginning, so I just tried to jump to her defense,” he added. “Unfortunately, people were bothered and I understand it to a degree, but you have to still understand that we give the word its own power.”

Continuing, The-Dream added that the title of the song itself makes it even more tricky.

“We created a song and titled it like that,” he said. “It’s one of the biggest songs out, especially [since] Jay and Kanye are two of the biggest rap figures. It’s like a catch-22, it’s like a trick, like ‘Yeah we’re gonna say it and we’re gonna sell it to you, but you can’t really use it and you can’t say it.”

In February, it was announced that the R&B crooner would be serving as executive producer for Pusha T’s G.O.O.D. Music-debut LP.—Jakinder Singh

  • katt

    how yall gonna just slide in the fact that the-Dream is executive producing Pusha-T’s album like that aint news

  • nosirrrr

    but she was referencing two black men as niggas hence the statement “niggas in paris FOR REAL”, –she wasnt just repeating the song…

    but whatever its jay and yays fault for making a bullshit song like that putting european culture on such a pedestal and calling themselves niggas while they do it… them niggas is house niggas for real…

    • dicky

      fuckoff moron, what u tryin to kick knowledge? jay and ye are house niggas? be for real man…the only reason they titled the song the way they did was to piss off dick in tha booty types such as yourself…if theyre any type of house niggas, its the white house….

      • thatguy

        at the end of the day, jay and kanye are putting money in a white man’s pocket whilst perpetuating a (negative) word that just makes (many) white people laugh at blacks and not take them seriously. i dont care how blacks think of the word when they reference each other with it, but i KNOW how whites think of it, and if you think its doing blacks justice, your sadly mistaken….

  • http://www.facebook.com/aneeqah.nordien Aneeqah Nordien

    What are you motherfukers dum? from the getto to paris get it straight not twisted dick head. The title is a statement saying, niggas are not suppose to be in this motherfucka but yo look at us we made it, “Niggas in Paris” we are here and fuck you’ll.