On Monday, Ellen DeGeneres shared a photoshopped image of herself on the back of gold medal winner Usain Bolt who smiled as he took the lead in the men's 100-meter race at the Rio Olympics captioned, "This is how I'm running errands from now on."
The meme was met with backlash on Twitter where DeGeneres posted the image with some calling out the talk show host for being "offensive" and "racist" while others came to her defence.
Ellen acknowledged the backlash yesterday, tweeting "I am highly aware of the racism that exists in our country. It is the furthest thing from who I am."
Scroll through our gallery above to see the meme in question as well as responses to it on Twitter...
Photo Credit: Twitter, Tumblr
Video Credit: TheEllenShow
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