Tyra Banks is catching heat for allegedly bullying Black women on "America's Next Top Model." Accusations flew after video clips from the modeling competition series surfaced recently.
In one video, Banks tells a Black model she had bad skin and she should let makeup be her friend.
"You have to put on more makeup as a woman of color. Our skin reflects the light."
She also told another woman she was wrong for suggesting that the ANTM photographer didn't choose her best shots.
Banks was also criticized last year for bullying a Black model and telling her to close the gap in her teeth [Watch that video here.
Twitter users dragged Banks and accused her of being colorist.
One user wrote: "Tyra Banks is lucky that her show didn't exist during the peak of social media bc it would've made the way she got cooked last year seem like a walk in the park."
Another user tweeted, "With every video from ANTM that resurfaces, I realize more and more that Tyra Banks absolutely bullied the women on there, especially the Black women."
The same user added:
"She's vile, and saying that sucks bc I looked up to her so much when I was younger. I thought she was genuinely rooting for these women, that she wanted them to be amazing. All she did was perpetuate the very same bullying that she was supposedly against in that industry."
And a third user wrote: "She must've been through it because she's clearly passing on the trauma."
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Kirk Franklin says anti-LGBT+ bullying has no place in the church. Particularly since 80% of male church choir members are same-sex oriented.
Franklin spoke up about homophobia in the church during a recent interview on a Sirius XM radio show.
The Grammy Award-winning gospel singer, best known for his crossover hit song "Stomp," told host Clay Cane, "What is very important to understand is that the pulpit is not a bullying place, and we have to also understand that no group of people are monolithic. No Black person, all Black people do not think the same, do not process the same. Not all LGBTQIA+ people all think and process the same."
The 51-year-old married father of 4 battled le ghey rumors for most of his career. He encouraged church members not to "weaponize" the Holy Bible against LGBT+ people.
"I have some close gay friends who make decisions based on their interpretation of the Bible, and they live out their lives based on whether celibacy, or whatever they choose to do, and they should have the right to do that."
"We have to not weaponize the Bible to cover up, a lot of times, our homophobic views that have nothing to do with the Bible. A lot of people that maybe profess Christianity, they have views that are not even bibliocentric. It's their personal views that they do not understand, sometimes maybe the biology of homosexuality, and so they want to find a scripture to try to justify their own homophobic views... you can't abuse people from a platform, because that ain’t love, that's not the gospel, to take a microphone and weaponize it to hurt people and to condemn people."
Former socialite Amber West revealed ex-fiancé Kanye West has bullied her for a decade, and she's tired of it.
Amber, who dated Kanye for two years, revealed they split on bad terms in 2010. She claimed Kanye's wife Kim Kardashian-West was one of the reasons that she and Kanye split.
Amber may sound bitter, but she claims Kanye continues to bully her a decade after they split.
"Even if someone is picking on me which he has for 10 years. He has picked on me, he has bullied me for 10 years," Amber said on the No Jumper YouTube channel. "He just called me a prostitute and, like, 10 years later, just leave me alone."
She added: "And then I'm a woman... you're bullying me, like, just move on with your life!"
Amber assumed her ex is calling her out to make his wife more comfortable. The mom-of-two suggested she may be the wedge between Kanye and Kim that drove him to move to Wyoming two years ago.
"I always stood up for Kim," said Amber. "I always, like, she had an ex-boyfriend that she loved at the time and she made a sex tape... it's just not a big deal to me.
Amber, who shares a son named Sebastian with rapper Wiz Khalifa, has a son named Slash with current boyfriend Alexander Edwards.
They say bullies are cowards who pick on people that remind them of their own failings in life. In Dwight Howard's case, he has never won a NBA ring in his 10 subpar years as a NBA center. So naturally, he picks on the #1 NBA player on the planet -- King LeBron James -- who has 2 NBA rings to his credit.
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Beyonce's little sister, Solange Knowles, stopped by Hot 97 to promote her new compilation album on Angie Martinez's show on Wednesday.
Solange recalled pulling the "Knowles card" on a bully in the 7th grade around the time Beyonce's song “No, No, No” was a hit.
"I used the [Knowles] card because there was this one kid, he was so obnoxious," said Solange. "He was constantly kinda bullying, doing the most... called my mom the B-word. This kid was just out of control. I wrote petitions to get this kid [thrown] out of school. His name was Brandon. I said, 'my sister is coming here and you're gonna be really surprised who she is.' [Beyonce and Kelly Rowland] pulled up, and I will never forget the face he made. They were coming to beat him up, but it was Destiny’s Child coming to beat him up,” she said.
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It's no surprise that New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis stripped naked and allowed other players to spank him. Grown men (and women) will still do anything to be accepted into a clique. Isn't that the reason why former Miami Dolphins players Jonathan Davis and Richie Incognito are making national headlines?
The following VINE video was filmed following Anthony's record-breaking game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night. The video shows Anthony, butt naked, writhing on the floor of the locker room in mock agony as another player spanks him.
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A clearer picture is emerging of the complex relationship between Miami Dolphins players and former offensive tackle Jonathan Martin, who quit the team last week.
Martin, 24, left the team amid allegations of gay, racist bullying and harassment by Dolphins players. The Dolphins suspended linebacker Richie Incognito, 30, for allegedly bullying Martin. But despite a gag order from the Dolphins' front office, the players -- both black and white -- are speaking out in defense of Incognito.
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Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas is best known as a member of '90s mega girl group TLC. But she takes great pride in her role as single mother to her 16-year-son Tron Austin. So when a notoriously messy gossip blog wrote a series of malicious posts targeting Tron's sexuality, the fiercely protective mom leaped into action.
Chilli, 42, started a petition directed at the blog's advertisers in hopes of persuading them to pull their financial support.
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According to multiple reports, Miami Dolphins starting offensive tackle Jonathan Martin walked off the team due to constant teasing by teammates this week.
Multiple sources confirmed to ESPN.com that Martin left the team because his teammates bullied him for being different. The "O-line made fun of him and he snapped," one source told ESPN.com.
Martin's teammates reportedly dubbed him "Big weirdo" and other names.
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The mainstream media refuses to cover this story because it doesn't fit their agenda.
Female students at a Red Hook, New York, middle school recently participated in a workshop intended to make them more comfortable with homosexuality.
The 13-and 14-year-old girls learned about homosexuality and gender identity at Linden Avenue Middle School. They were also taught terminology such as "pansexual" and "genderqueer," CBN reports.
The workshop was designed to bring awareness to the bullying and social stigma that young homosexuals sometimes experience.
At some point during the workshop, two of the girls were asked to stand up in front of the class and kiss each other, as if they were on a date.
The students' parents are outraged.
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