"This is one of the most racist, degrading 'jokes' I've seen on Twitter," says Alley.
Another one of Bette Midler's tweets landed her in the news this week, after she attempted to make a joke about Donald Trump's black supporters.
Tweeting out a photo from a Trump rally, she called attention to the people standing behind the president and commented, "Look, there are African American men in this shot! How much did he pay them to be 'blackground'?"
The post was quickly ratioed on Twitter, with its 41,000 replies easily outweighing the 2k retweets and nearly 6.5k likes.
While there were a ton of comments slamming the actress as racist, one of them came from another big name star: Kirstie Alley.
This is one of the most racist, degrading "jokes" I've seen on Twitter & that's saying a lot. We get it Bette, you hate Trump & that's your right but to imply Black men have to be PAID to celebrate their OWN political views is pure and REAL racism. And "BLACKGROUND"?? WTF??!! https://t.co/7PXH75tf8i
"This is one of the most racist, degrading 'jokes' I've seen on Twitter & that's saying a lot," wrote the "Cheers" alum. "We get it Bette, you hate Trump & that's your right but to imply Black men have to be PAID to celebrate their OWN political views is pure and REAL racism. And "BLACKGROUND"?? WTF??!!"
Alley's tweet garnered more support, generating 65.9k likes, 18.7k retweets and almost 5k replies.
Kirstie initially supported Donald Trump's presidential run, before she pulled it following the "Access Hollywood" tapes. Midler, meanwhile, has been outspoken against Trump from day one -- and was even called a "washed up psycho" by POTUS after posting a quote which was incorrectly attributed to him.
Alley isn't the only name who's called out Midler this week, as Norm Macdonald also criticized her for a tweet she shared about Al Franken sexual misconduct accuser Leeann Tweeden.
"#LeeAnnTweeden, #AlFrankens accuser, in all her right wing glory," Midler captioned a photo of a woman's torso -- possibly belonging to Tweeden, a former model -- in lingerie. "Al was forced to resign, without anything resembling due process, amid HER allegations that something untoward' happened between them. Read about it in @thenewyorker."
She was referring to a New Yorker piece called "The Case of Al Franken," which questions the details of Tweeden's accusations.
"Bette, if you haven't heard, #metoo has nothing to do with due process," Macdonald tweeted at Midler. "But you putting a picture of this women in lingerie, implying she had it coming, is truly disgusting and what rape apologists have been saying forever. Shame."
He also tweeted out her "Blackground" post, adding, "Oh, Christ. Bette's a racist, too. Fucxk."