Rob Schneider wasn't alone in his perplexing Martin Luther King Jr. Day social media activity. Wyclef Jean, in a Twitter post Monday promoting his song "Life Matters," argued that the late civil rights activist "fought because all lives matter."
The tweet, which has since been deleted, has been widely considered a misstep and a complete mischaracterization of King's work:
Though the "all lives matter" tweet was swiftly deleted, the song itself is available in full on YouTube and other platforms:
A seemingly homemade visual for "Life Matters," initially shared last week and attached to the deleted tweet in question, also allegedly features footage from a protest in response to the police-involved death of Aiyana Mo'Nay Stanley-Jones.
That footage, according to @MissTayAmari and @DriNicole, was used without permission:
Following the outcry, Wyclef retweeted this poll: