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Logic Used His Grammy Performance To Defend African Countries Trump Called "Shitholes"

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The comment was censored as it aired on CBS.

Here's Logic being censored on CBS as he says, "To all the beautiful countries filled with culture, diversity, and…

Logic's line was met with a standing ovation by the Grammy audience, according to a Variety reporter in the theater.

Standing ovation all the way in the cheap seats to Logic’s reference to “you are not a shithole” during his anti su…

"I say unto you bring us your tired, your poor, and any immigrant who seeks refuge," Logic finished his speech. "For together we can build not just a better country, but a world that is destined to be united."

Addressing reporters in the press room later, Logic said: "I'm not a politician but if that man can call those beautiful places shitholes, I can stand up and say that they are not shitholes and that they are amazing."

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"That's all I wanted to do," he said. "I didn't want to stir anything up, I just wanted to tell the truth. We are all beautiful."

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