Tamera Mowry-Housley Says Her Husband Isn't A Racist, But That Might Not Necessarily Be True

Tamera Mowry-Housley Says Her Husband Isn't A Racist, But That Might Not Necessarily Be True

Is she in the sunken place?


On a recent taping of The Real, co-host, Tamera Mowry-Housley came back from hiatus with a little bit of an attitude problem. In the middle of their "Girl Chat" segment, she digressed from their conversation on disgraced former CBS CEO Les Moonves and his wife Julie Chen, to awkwardly and in a weird accent address people who had called her husband a racist a few months prior. Though it seemed as though her co-hosts, or at least Adrienne Bailon-Houghton had her back, social media came with the swiftness to drag the both Tamera and her husband, Adam...yet again.

Tamera and Adam Housley Tamera Mowry-Housley's Instagram

The Housley's have faced scrutiny for their interracial relationship for years now. While I am certain that much of the criticism they receive is, in fact, hateful and unnecessary, there is something to be said for the fact that while on their national platform, neither one uses their white privilege to speak on racial injustices.

As far as interracial relationships go, I say, to each their own. However, I do think there is an issue when you are a public figure in this day and age and you expect black people to support you - whether it be buying your products or upping your ratings - while you are unwilling to share where you stand politically.

Tamera, who is bi-racial herself and her husband Adam, have proven themselves to be painfully out-of-touch and comments they have made have made us cringe more than just a couple of times.

Tamera has often referred to herself as a proud black woman and expressed even joy in having a "dark" daughter (meaning that her daughter came out slightly more melanated than her son) but it is a bit odd that as an audience, we have never been quite able to gauge her social ideologies when it comes to race relations other than "let's be positive guys!"

Here's what we do know. A. She married a white guy. B. Said white guy worked for Fox News (up until this week.) C. She allowed this white guy to call her racist for asking him if he wanted mayo on his sandwich because apparently white people prefer dry sandwiches? D. The white guy empathized with Trayvon Martin's murderer, stating that we needed to "look at both sides." E. The white guy said Black people can be racist. (No they can't. Biased yes, mean sure, but not racist.) F. He then condemned race rioting. E. Took a shot a socialism, the economic system that had historically worked out best for black people all over the world, and through all that, Tamera has defended her husband while staying extremely passive on current social race issues. She has never publically supported the Black Lives Matter Movement or Colin Kaepernick, kept mum on every liberal political candidate and has never had anything even remotely profound to say about the betterment of the black community in general.

When asked by BET if she voted for President Obama in either election, she declined to answer, saying, "That's getting a little too personal for me to answer. But I will say, I support any president of the United States."

Now, Adam, in a series of tweets is attempting to clear up any questions about his voting record, in between exposing people tweeting in disapproval of his interracial marriage, of course.

Adam Housley's Twitter Account

What Mr. Housley fails to realize is that he is, in fact, insensitive to black struggles. Take his 4th of July tweet for example, where he slammed people who didn't celebrate the holiday. When brought to his attention that on July 4th, 1776, black people in this country were still slaves, and therefore had zero reasons to celebrate freedom, he then began to attack his followers in a since-closed comment section. Even when it was brought to his attention that black people prefer to celebrate June 19th, 1865, or "Juneteenth," the announcement of the abolition of slavery, Housley fired back suggesting that black people needed to celebrate both in order not to "divide" us.

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Adam Housley's Instagram

Honestly, I think home-girl needs to just stop talking. If you're not using an ounce of your privilege or platform to uplift the black community, just go ahead and stop calling yourself a black woman. There is a reason you're being racially side-eyed, and if you are unwilling to prove your critics different, just simply go have a seat somewhere.

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21 Facts About 21 Savage

21 Savage recently got arrested by ICE, so here are 21 facts about the rapper.


21 Savage recently got arrested by ICE, so here are 21 facts about the rapper.

He's got 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 M's in his bank account.

In the song "Bank Account," he states he has one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight M's in his bank account. In reality, 21 Savage's net worth is as high as $21 million. So 21 is worth 21.

He dropped out of school.

21 Savage did not finish school. It really doesn't matter now because he is worth millions; however, he does regret it. In the song, "letter 2 my momma," he said, "Wish I woulda stayed in school, but I dropped out."

He has 3 kids.

21 Savage has three kids. He has two sons and a daughter. At 19, he was a dad of two, but now at 26, he is a dad of three. He released he had kids on an episode of Sneaker Shopping with Complex.

He was born in England.

21 Savage was born in Plasitow, London, England on October 22, 1992. When he was 12 years old, his mother moved the family to America.

He donates money to charity.

21 Savage not only has a song called "Bank Account," but a charity named that as well. While appearing on Ellen DeGeneres, 21 Savage revealed that he founded a company called Bank Account. The company is targeted to increase the financial literacy of kids.

He wanted to help end gun violence.

In 2018, 21 Savage launched a movement called, "Guns Down, Paintballs Up." The movement did not work well and actually caused more homicides. Due to the consequences, he paid for the funeral of a three-year-old child who was murdered during one of the incidents from his movement.

He made it from the bottom, now He's a star.

When 21 Savage was younger, he was expelled from every school in Dekalb County. As 21 grew up, he continued to live a rough life. On his 21st birthday, he was shot six times which at that point made him turn his life around and become successful. In his song, "all my friends," he says, "Made it from the bottom, I'm a star."

21 Savage's real name is not 21 Savage.

21 Savage's birth name is Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph. 21 Savage is just his stage name. Many artists do this including Lil Baby, Post Malone and Kodak Black.

It took him less than 5 years to become famous.

21 Savage produced his first song, "Picky" on November 12, 2014. On July 15, 2016, he released his joint EP Savage Mode with Metro Boomin. The EP was very successful and actually peaked at number 23 on the Billboard 200.

He was shot 6 times.

On 21 Savage's 21st birthday, he was shot six times. He was shot by two attackers during a drug deal.

He won top rap song of the year.

In 2017, just three years after starting his rap career, 21 Savage won top rap song of the year. His won this award form the Billboard Music Awards for the song "Rockstar" by Post Malone and 21 Savage.

He hosted Issa Back to School Drive.

In August of 2016, 2017 and 2018, 21 Savage hosted a back to school drive in his home town where children received free haircuts, school supplies, and school uniforms.

He often writes his songs based off his past.

21 Savage often writes lyrics based on things from his past. In the song, "all my friends" he says. "Lost a few friends chasing money (On God)" His best friend Johnny was killed in a drug deal incident.

He got 6 more cars for his 12 car garage.

In the song, "Rockstar" by Post Malone and 21 Savage, 21 Savage said, "They like, Savage, why you got a 12 car garage and you only got six cars?" A year later in the song, "all my friends", he said. "'Cause I bought six new cars."

He was expelled from school.

In the seventh grade, 21 Savage was expelled from school. He brought a pistol to school in the seventh grade. He refers to this moment in one of his songs called, "Seventh Grade I got caught with a pistol, sent me to Pantherville."

He had a big family.

21 Savage has four brothers and six sisters. His mother was a single mother and raised all of them by herself in Atlanta.

21 Savage is not just his name.

The number 21 is derived from his gang. He and his friends would rob people and sell the items they had stolen to drug dealers and pawnshops. 21 Savage and his friends then called their gang, "21."

He has a face tattoo of a dagger.

21 Savage has a tattoo of a dagger in the middle of his forehead. The tattoo was for his friend Johnny that was murdered. He also has another tattoo on the side of his face that says, "21."

21 Savage is a fan of Gucci Mane.

Since 21 Savage was young, he has been a big fan of Gucci Mane. Little did he know that in 2018, he would record a song with Gucci Mane. The song is "Just Like It."

He's had songs make the Billboard Hot 100.

21 Savage has had 31 songs make it on the Billboard Hot 100. The song "Rockstar" by Post Malone and 21 Savage peaked at number one and stayed at number one for eight weeks.

He was arrested by ICE.

On February 3, 2019, 21 Savage was arrested by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement). His charges are overstaying in the US. He overstayed his Visa which expired in July of 2006.

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