Kamala Harris referred to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg as ‘Notorious BIG’ instead of her moniker ‘Notorious RBG’
‘She was part of our culture. Yes, we wear those Notorious BIG T-shirts with a lot of pride,’ she said
It’s not clear why she made the careless mistake during prepared remarks
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Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris ended up mistakenly referring to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the ‘Notorious B.I.G.’ during a speech on Monday.
‘She was part of our culture,’ Harris said. ‘Yes, we wear those Notorious B.I.G. t-shirts with a lot of pride, but since she passed, there are parents reminding their children that she helped their lives.’
The California senator had been attempting to refer to Ginsburg’s nickname, frequently used in pop culture and even branded upon items of clothing as ‘The Notorious RBG’.
The moniker was seen as a compliment and a sign of Ginsburg’s tenacity and grit. Ginsburg was an associate justice of the Supreme Court from 1993 until her death on September 18.
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