Too $hort Apologizes For Saweetie 'Colorism' Controversy

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Too $hort Apologizes For Saweetie 'Colorism' Controversy

Too $hort has apologized after coming under fire for making 'colorist' comments in a recent conversation with Saweetie in true Short Dog fashion.

Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for REVOLT Too $hort Apologizes For 'Colorism' Controversy - But Says 'Ugly' Comes In Every Shade Too Published on:Oct 13, 2021, 6:02 AM by 0 Oakland, CA Too $hort found himself in hot water earlier this month after making comments that were deemed coloristin a video chat with Saweetie. Mixed heritage women have always been my favorite, the Bay Area pioneer said. I dont think Ive ever fallen in love with a woman that wasnt mixed. He added, I feel that way about life, too. You can take the two ugliest muthafuckas from different races and they fuck and make a baby, and that baby just be beautiful! Somehow, Saweetie was forced to address the controversy first after coming under fire for laughing at Too $horts remarks. The ICY GRL rapper defended herself by posting an extended version of conversationin which she can be heard standing up for Black women. Now, Too $hort has apologized for his comments in true Short Dog fashion. In a video apology sent to TMZ , the Blow The Whistle rapper began by reiterating he doesnt have racial bias due to his Bay Area upbringing and made clear hes proud of his Black heritage. I would like to apologize to anybody thats offended by my words, he said. I am from the Bay Area and the whole racial thing to me has never been a factor in my circles Im not really into the whole hatred of, I hate you because youre light or Youre the best because youre dark. I love my blackness, I love my family on my mothers side and my fathers side. We have every complexion: light, curly, dark, everything. Too $hort went onto clarify his initial statement by saying beauty comes in all shades and forms but so, too, does ugliness. You cant have blood in your body that makes you better than someone else, he added. You cant be born of better parents or better breeding theres no such thing. Real beauty is in every economic class, every race and you can go find that ugly exactly everywhere too.

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