Trini Trent TV: Black Twitter vs Ellen And Raven-Symoné

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    As I previously discussed on Trini Trent TV, Nicki Minaj has announced plans for a new sitcom about her life. The news caused moderate excitement on social media but when her good friend Ellen Degeneres recently made a spoof about it, Black Twitter was outraged.

    The Ellen Degeneres Show portrayal of the Minaj family all having big butts was blasted by people across the web for supposed body-shaming of black women. The good folks at Gawker even referred to it as a form of minstrelsy.

    Yet, was the comedy sketch as bad as it seemed?

    Adding to tensions were recent comments made by Raven-Symoné, who said she would never hire someone with one of the top 60 ghetto black names. The View co-host faced so much pressure that she was forced to issue a statement to apologise.

    I don’t think the fever toward Degeneres and Symone was fully justified. Watch Trini Trent TV to find out why.