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Raven Symone Gets Backlash for Comments on 'Ghetto' Names

Raven Symone Gets Backlash for Comments on 'Ghetto' Names

Raven Symone is facing a whole lot of backlash after saying she discriminates against people who have “ghetto” names.

The 29-year-old The View co-host was having a discussion with the ladies during Friday morning’s show about employers who are deemed racist for not hiring people with unusual names.

“Can we take back racist and say discriminatory? Because I think that’s a better word,” Raven said. “I’m very discriminatory against the words like the ones they were saying in those names. I’m not about to hire you if your name is Watermelondrea. That’s just not going to happen.”


Raven Symone Gets Backlash for Comments on ‘Ghetto’ Names
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  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    I love her honesty. She consistently bucks the PC mob mentality, and I love it.

  • Sandy McFarlane

    This girl is a TRAINWRECK !!!!!

  • Broadzilla

    OVERLY SENSITIVE PC Mob at that.

  • Jess

    WOW! Can the network just put this show and whatever viewers it has left out of their misery? To say it’s a mess would be a huge understatement.

  • Bunny Montey

    Some people name their children really ridiculous names sometimes, I feel so sorry for their kids. Like, you are really ok with your children having to grow up with those names? And having to introduce themselves with those names? “Hello, I’m Strawberry!” or “Nice to meet you,
    I’m La ‘Quandaishacious!” So embarrassing. :c

  • Bunny Montey

    Some people name their children really ridiculous names sometimes, I feel so sorry for their kids. Like, you are really ok with your children having to grow up with those names? And having to introduce themselves with those names? “Hello, I’m Strawberry!” or “Nice to meet you,
    I’m La ‘Quandaishacious!” So embarrassing. :c

  • https://twitter.com/thedreadofpenny Penny Dreadful

    Yep, deliberately so. None of the outrage is authentic. It’s all manufactured to suit an agenda. As long as you can constantly find things “wrong” in society, you can “prove” that society needs to be changed …. and of course it needs to be changed to YOUR way of thinking. It is a very premeditated, systematic social upheaval.

  • Larry Magee

    who are any of to deem what names are acceptable and what ones are not?? this society is so damn white washed.. everybody doesnt like john, jack, and jill.. gtfoh if you dont like ethnic names… I do agree that some ppl do name their kids stupid things especially celebrities… but to discriminate on someone just because of their name tells you how far we as a society has come and thats not far at all.. what a pity

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    Apple.

  • http://notly.ru/ Mapгapитa Бaбoвниковa

    name affects your life very much. parents knew it. child raised by their parents for 70%, the parents made huge selfish mistake in naming, who can be sure parents don’t made more huge selfish mistakes in raising? she talks about hiring people, not liking names, you need a little from your employee — work properly.

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  • King Frosty

    If she was white and saying this, that all I’m going to say…