Chilli from TLC Says All Lives Matter, and Twitter Can't Deal

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Remember when TLC was the ultimate in girl groups, when songs like "Waterfalls" and "No Scrubs" were the songs of a generation?

According to Twitter, those days are officially over.

TLC Members

See, in a new interview, TLC's Chilli and T-Boz (RIP Left Eye) were asked about the Black Lives Matter movement, and if they felt strongly about it or attended any marches.

Chilli answered with "I personally didn't go into any marches, or anything like that, but for me, all lives matter, you know what I mean?"

If you're not aware, it's important to note at this point that responding to anything about Black Lives Matter with "all lives matter" is seriously frowned upon by many, many people.

"There is a time when different groups are targets for different things," Chilli said to further explain her stance.

"So I just think that, just the whole ... you know ... what happened with the police brutality against these young black boys and stuff like that, all of that kind of stuff is wrong, even if it was a caucasian teen kid that this was happening to or whatever."

Chilli Photo

"It's just not right."

She added that perhaps people in positions with authority should be subject to more thorough background checks, and a "mental stability kind of check" to see if they're fit for that kind of work.

Interestingly enough, the ladies were also asked about Donald Trump, and T-Boz said that she doesn't care about him.

"God is my president," she said, "so I just feel sorry for the people it affects, but I don't care about him."

As an American, T-Boz, you're the people it affects. Girl.

Chilli and T-Boz

Right, so TLC did this bizarre interview, then Twitter found out about it. And it did not go over well.

"Please stick to the rivers and the lane that you're used to," one person tweeted in an adorable play on the lyrics to "Waterfalls."

Another savagely wrote "The caucasian scenario Chilli made up doesn't happen, so she's canceled, & I'm glad Usher cheated on her, music wouldn't be the same."

"How are TLC, proud pioneers of social consciousness in the 90s, gon' be so ignorant on the Black Lives Matter movement," one sad soul wondered. "Beyond disappointed."

Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas

A patient Twitter user took the time to explain "Chilli has missed the point. We know all lives matter. The title is supposed to be sarcastically 'Black Lives Matter TOO.'"

As for the late, great Left Eye, one person that she is "rolling in her grave. She would never."

What a mess.

Are you as troubled by TLC's comments as the rest of the internet seems to be?

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