During an interview, the commentator said that he believed successful African-Americans are targeted by "brainwashed" and "uneducated" members of their community. " The paper noted that Noth laughed when he said it, so apparently he was trying to make a joke.
"For some reason, we're brainwashed to think if you're not a thug or an idiot, you're not black enough," he said. In the August issue of GQ magazine, Kanye West gave more than a few head-scratching quotes.
"If you go to school, make good grades, speak intelligent and don't break the law, you're not a good black person. As a black person, we all go through it when you're successful."Back in 2012, while covering a basketball game for TNT, Barkley also got caught on a hot mic saying that his Weight Watchers endorsement deal was a "scam." The company saw the humor in it and released a statement saying, "We love Charles for the same reason everyone loves Charles. One of the most perplexing was his stance on what you could call celebrity civil rights: "I talked about the idea of celebrity, and celebrities being treated like blacks were in the '60s, having no rights, and the fact that people can slander your name," he recalled of his wedding toast.
He's unfiltered."Chris Noth turned off "Sex and the City" fans with an observation about his on-screen love, Sarah Jessica Parker's Carrie Bradshaw. Last we checked, celebrities are able to vote and are not barred from using the same public facilities as everyone else, but OK, Kanye.
She has provoked viewers to call for her removal for statements she's made about religious liberty, the arrest of a teenager in a South Carolina classroom and her views about so-called "ghetto" names.