A lot of people are unhappy with Ellen DeGeneres after she posted a tweet that many have accused of being racist.

The tweeted image features herself on the back of Jamaican Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt as he sprints toward the finish line during his historic 100-yard dash. It was captioned: ‘This is how I’m running my errands now.’


Social media users were quick to point out the potential racist undertones of the image:



Others have posted in defence of the post, arguing that this was never its intention:



In the wake of the controversy, DeGeneres has since tweeted the following:


Usain Bolt has yet to comment, but he did retweet the post in approval.