When 19-year-old Ellie Kemper was crowned queen of love and beauty at the Veiled Prophet Ball in St. Louis in 1999, she probably thought long and hard about the political, racial, and social repercussions that came with her pretty white ball gown — or, like most teens who aren’t race-obsessed, the thought never crossed her mind.
As if the world needed another example of the absurdity of cancel culture, the leftist mob is at it again, canceling “Unbreakable: Kimmy Schmidt” and “The Office” actress Kemper for participating in a debutante ball at the age of 19, all for a crime she had no idea she was committing. Kemper apologized on Instagram Monday afternoon.
“When I was 19 years old, I decided to participate in a debutante ball in my hometown,” Kemper began. “The century-old organization that hosted the debutante ball had an unquestionably racist, sexist, and elitist past. I was not aware of the history at the time, but