Shah continued, making a reference to Nguyen’s friend Michael, “The fact she brings a Black man on her IG Live just confirms she has not learned nor is she sorry. This is Performative Slacktivism in its best. It’s not a typo. Jennie must do the work necessary to transform her racist and Islamophobic opinions.

During the Live, Michael explained that he anticipated people making similar comments to Shah’s. 

“Over time, I did have to educate her on the whole Black Lives Matter and everything like that because I’m a gay Black man, so I live it every day,” Michael said. Anyone who says, “She paid him to go there” or “She pulled the friend cards”, I can see your comments.