Rap idol Nicki Minaj once vowed she would change her crazy, pre-Superbass-era ways. She changed her style, even tossing her wigs and weave extensions aside to embrace her own natural flowing locks.
In an interview, she said:
“I went so far to the other side that there’s only one place to go from there. You can either continue doing costumes or you can just say, ‘Hey guess what? This will shock them even more. Doing nothing will shock them even more.’”
Nicki’s brief social experiment ended with a loud bang when she released the cover for her new single “Anaconda”.
ESPN’s outspoken analyst Stephen A. Smith apologized profusely for telling battered women to stop provoking their abusers.
He went one step further during Monday’s segment of ESPN2′s “First Take,” calling his statements the “most egregious of my career.”
Smith made his controversial statements during ESPN’s “First Take” on Friday.
Former NFL coach-turned-NFL announcer Tony Dungy outraged gay groups by expressing his opinion on drafting gay NFL player Michael Sam.
The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Indianapolis Colts coach told the Tampa Bay Tribune he would not have drafted Sam because he believed Sam would be a distraction to his teams.
A gay Yahoo News writer who disagreed with Tony Dungy’s opinion ignorantly compared homosexuality — a sexual act — with the struggles of the black race for equality.
“Fashion Queens” star Bevy Smith was forced to apologize for using previously acceptable gay slang on her Twitter account.
The children’s clothing company behind a racist monkey T-shirt display released a statement today calling the display a “total misunderstanding.” The company was criticized for hanging the monkey T-shirts on hangars featuring a black boy’s head. Other T-shirts displayed in the same line featured Caucasian children on the hangars.
CBS46 host Michelle Burdo has apologized for using the archaic racial descriptor ‘colored’ while speaking to a woman of African descent.
“Let me tell you something,” Burdo said during a live discussion with an African-American hair expert, “I’m not a colored woman but I have kinky hair just like her and when you straighten it every day, it’s…” she paused, searching for the right word. “Healthier,” she added.
How embarrassing is it when a commoner starts a petition to shame a millionaire into combing her daughter’s hair — and it works?