Raven-Symoné and the ladies of The View are at it again. ("It" is making off-the-cuff comments that offend a crazy amount of people and require extensive backtracking. It's kind of a sub-genre at this point.) On last Thursday's The View, Symoné said that she wouldn't hire someone who had a "ghetto" name, similar to the ones in a featured viral video.
To Symoné's apparent surprise, people didn't think this type of discrimination was a funny or chill idea. One of those people was her dad, who wrote an open letter on Facebook, as any good parent would do. It said, in part:
Children grow up and become influenced by many things, situations and people. I certainly don't agree with what she said....but she is damn near thirty years old. She's a grown ass woman making grown ass mistakes. We all have been guilty of this.
He concluded by noting:
Raven is a really Beautiful, Sweethearted, Human Being.I should know. Her Mother and I Love her Very much and will always support her and have her back. Even if sometimes..........she says some dumb S#%T!
Wow. Truly touching.
Now Symoné has apologized (kinda, sorta, if you squint really hard while reading her words). She wrote on Facebook:
See? It's all a misunderstanding. She would never do the thing she emphatically said she would do, and by the way her account was hacked. And nurses are the best!