When I think about black
men, and dating in general, I think about their preferences. And sometimes I don’t feel like
they’re always checking for us. Hello. [APPLAUSE] And I think specifically
of a well-known celebrity who has
been highly publicized for beating black women. But when I think about what
his recent comments were about the hair of black women
and who he would date based on her hair texture, it
infuriated me thinking that, well, that one, who is a role
model for a lot of black men, is not checking for us. He’s making it seem
like there’s something wrong with having the one be– Do you realize
you said ‘that one.’ That could be for any race.
– But that’s not just him. – It’s that one.
– She’s right. But it’s not just him. Within the industry, they
are fetishizing mixed women. They do, for sure. They do. But not all. Excuse me. But just if you have any sort
of exotic, and that’s a problem. [APPLAUSE]
– You’re right. That’s what you’re
talkin’ about. You’re absolutely right. I’m gonna go all
the way back there. I grew up in a family
that I was too dark. OK? I was too dark, but
then at the same time, my grandfather was a white man. But as I grew up, black men
weren’t interested in me. White men were attracted to me. OK? But my attraction was
always a black man. That’s what I want in my life. OK? The black men,
they’re there for us. There’s an understanding. There’s a– I don’t have to try. I can just be.