Comedian Margaret Cho took an interest in the Mummers Parade on Saturday, going on a Twitter retweeting spree that did not reflect kindly on the Mummers to her 418,000 followers. Cho started tweeting about the Mummers after Gay Star News picked up wrote a story about the parade and it's "anti-gay and racial bigotry":
Cho, a noted LBGT activist, retweeted examples of the brown face used by the Sammar Strutters and a skit that mocked Caitlyn Jenner by Finnegan NYB (they later apologized for a member whose homophobic slurs were caught on tape.
Daily News columnist Stu Bykofsky was also brought into the fold:
He responded in kind:
Cho didn't comment directly on the Mummers herself but did tweet:
Her rep declined further comment.