7 Celebrities Who Struggle With Their Black Self Identity




Waka Flocka


According to the rapper and reality star, there is an expiration date on the attractiveness of Black women and we passed it some time ago. He insisted that “white women are poppin’ right now” and “J-Lo be poppin,” but Black girls? Not quite. “Used to be Black girls was the baddest s**t you know what I mean,” he asked the host during a radio interview in 2013.

Devyn Abdullah

Devyn Abdullah

The aspiring model and The Face contestant shocked her coach, supermodel Naomi Campbell, when she claimed she wasn’t a “Black girl model.” The show’s guest judge Wendy Williams asked Abdullah if she thought it was hard to be a Black model to which she replied, “I don’t really consider myself as a Black girl model. I know what my ethnicity is, but I’m fair-skinned, and I feel like I have an international look.”

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