06/07/2013 01:46 pm ET Updated Aug 07, 2013

W. Kamau Bell On Cheerios Commercial's Racist Backlash: 'This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things' (VIDEO)

"Faith in humanity" levels dipped severely last week when a Cheerios commercial featuring a mixed-race family received an abundance of racist backlash online. According to comedian W. Kamau Bell, "This is why we can't have nice things."

On this week's episode of "Totally Biased," Bell showed the heartwarming commercial (and celebrated how much it resembled his own family) before having it all crushed by the Internet's offensive reactions. Watch him break down the controversy in the clip above.


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