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Feb 08, 2020. 18 comments

Which One of Y’all Called Heidi Klum a ‘White Woman’?

Which One of Y’all Called Heidi Klum a ‘White Woman’?

I don’t know who you are. I don’t know what you want. I can tell you that I don’t have money. But what I do have is a very particular set of skills. Skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. So, if you admit that you besmirched and bullied Germanic female Heidi Klum by calling her a thing that she really is, that’ll be the end of it....

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Feb 06, 2020. 3 comments

America's Got Ash: Where Does Terry Crews Fit On The Ash Spectrum?

America's Got Ash: Where Does Terry Crews Fit On The Ash Spectrum?

1. Wait, there are levels of ash? Yup!

2. How many? Three have been discovered so far, but there might be as many as 16.

3. This is fascinating. I know, right?

4. Is Terry Crews ashy? Very!

5. Where does he fall on the ash spectrum? Watch and learn!

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Feb 02, 2020. 16 comments

Terry Crews Finally Apologizes for His Abject Inability to Shut the Hell Up. It May Be Too Little Too Late, Though

Terry Crews Finally Apologizes for His Abject Inability to Shut the Hell Up. It May Be Too Little Too Late, Though

“Damn, homie. You was the man, homie.”

It’s very rare that you’ll catch me quoting 50 Cent for anything. But those lyrics ring in my ears every time I think about how Terry Crews made himself progressive America’s ‘pectacular sweetheart when he became an advocate for the #MeToo movement by sharing his own Hollywood sexual assault story just a few years ago, but, now, has shucked and jived...

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Jan 30, 2020. 22 comments

Terry Crews Is Ashy

Terry Crews Is Ashy

There are, according to my research, three grades of ash; each uncomfortable in its own way, but one a bit deeper and, um, ashier than the rest.

First, of course, is literal ash. This is what happens when your skin gets dry and an anti-sheen attacks it, leaving you looking and feeling like you just boned a vat of baby powder. Yet, as unsightly, date-ending, and grandparent-shaming as literal...

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Jan 28, 2020. 19 comments

Since Shutting Up Doesn’t Pay as Much as America’s Got Talent, Terry Crews Continues to Be Loud and Wrong

Since Shutting Up Doesn’t Pay as Much as America’s Got Talent, Terry Crews Continues to Be Loud and Wrong

Best advice I’ve heard, as of late? “You should’ve just sat there and flexed your pecs” (h/t Thickey Smiley, via Twitter). Hopefully, Terry Crews heard it too, because the perpetual pec-flexer might’ve been better off sticking to his guns regularly programmed shtick than continuing to weigh in on the self-created controversy sparked by his recent response to Gabrielle Union’s firing from...

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Jan 25, 2020. 6 comments

America’s Got Irony: Terry Crews Defends America’s Got Talent After Gabrielle Union’s Firing

America’s Got Irony: Terry Crews Defends America’s Got Talent After Gabrielle Union’s Firing

Remember late 2017, when, as the #MeToo movement exploded, Terry Crews made sexual assault allegations

against agent Adam Venit , subsequently filing suit and testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2018 ? As Crews weathered derision from several other high-profile black men , Gabrielle Union was one of many in his corner (including our own writers here at The Root ), repeatedly

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Dec 05, 2019. 8 comments

'Too Black? Nah...She’s FLAWLESS!!!': Gabrielle Union Reveals a New Launch and a 'Productive' Meeting With NBC

'Too Black? Nah...She’s FLAWLESS!!!': Gabrielle Union Reveals a New Launch and a 'Productive' Meeting With NBC

The tangled saga of Gabrielle Union’s departure from America’s Got Talent continues, but the star continues to be bolstered by significant support from both fans and fellow industry insiders. On Tuesday, Tamron Hall added her voice to the chorus calling out NBC’s allegedly discriminatory behavior and “toxic” work environment, weighing in on the issue during her daytime talk show.

“[Difficult]...

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Maiysha Kai Maiysha Kai Dec 03, 2019. 12 comments

'Too Black,' Too 'Difficult,' Too Honest: Why Gabrielle Union's Firing Feels Painfully Familiar to Black Women

'Too Black,' Too 'Difficult,' Too Honest: Why Gabrielle Union's Firing Feels Painfully Familiar to Black Women

Growing up, I was constantly told to “shhh!” Whether I was right or wrong, happy or in distress, I was repeatedly reminded to lower my voice and take up less space—even while being simultaneously assured that I could be anything I wanted to be and that my gifts were worth sharing with the world. Granted, I was a loud-ass kid (and occasionally still a loud-ass adult, if and when the moment...

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Tonja Renée Stidhum Tonja Renée Stidhum Nov 28, 2019. 13 comments

What (Reportedly) Happened to Gabrielle Union on America's Got Talent Is Some Bullshit

What (Reportedly) Happened to Gabrielle Union on America's Got Talent Is Some Bullshit

America’s Got Talent will be returning for its 15th season next year, but there will be two hosts noticeably missing from the host lineup: Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough. The show, produced by Simon Cowell, aims to find America’s next great superstar.

Naturally, fans wondered why Union and Hough had been ousted. Rumblings of a “toxic culture” began this past weekend when Love B. Scott...

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