Well, It’s here, and it didn’t take long, Raven Symone made an apology for some comments she made on The View earlier this week. Is it just me or is there a lot of apologizing going on lately over there? I bet the producers are behind the scenes shaking their heads at the nonsense these ladies come up with. Part of her apology as quoted on AP:
My lack of empathy toward name discrimination was uncalled for.
Raven went on social media and said she is sorry for saying she wouldn’t hire somebody with a ghetto name. That’s mighty nice of her. But, it seems like she really tried to cover her ass when she suggested she wasn’t targeting a specific race in her nasty comment. Quote from AP:
“I’m not about to hire you if your name is Watermeloandrea,” she said, later explaining that she heard that name online in a viral video and wasn’t targeting a specific race.
She said she has been discriminated for jobs because of skin color, size, and age. I’m pretty sure when you’re an actor, there’s a WHOLE lot of rejection going on. Rejection should be expected. Right?
Acting is a whole different kind of job. I don’t think ghetto people are waiting in the queue with Raven to compete for a job. You’ve got to have a certain look that’s right for the casting department. Personally, I think Raven should be looking for a new job.
In fact, I think The View producers should fire everyone on the panel and start over. They should go away for a couple of weeks, then come back fresh with new people. I’m really not trying to be judgmental, but I’ve kinda had enough. After the Miss America nurse hate a while back, the show just seems cruddy.
Thanks for the apology, Raven. Now go do something funny.