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Editor's note: Updated with The Onion's apology--- The satire site The Onion apologized for an Oscar night tweet that jokingly called Quvenzhane Wallis, the 9-year-old star of "Beasts of the Southern Wild," a crude word for female genitalia. The joke outraged many readers and shocked executives at Fox Searchlight, the studio behind her Oscar-nominated film. The furor was immediate enough that The Onion, which thrives on borderline jokes, took the unusual step of deleting the tweet within about an hour. "Everyone else seems afraid to say it, but that Quvenzhane Wallis is kind »


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