Rickey Smiley is in hot water again with a few of his fans after making a joke at the expense of women with dark skin. l Now if you remember earlier this year he was called out after his son stated that he wasn’t attracted to black women on the family’s reality show, that airs on TV One, a lifestyle channel that is geared towards black audiences.
Well, earlier this week, Smiley proved that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree and listener of his radio show, “The Rickey Smiley Radio Show”, Esha Jordan was not here for it. So much so that she even went on to blast him on a Facebook live video. Jordan explained that during Smileys “Paternity Tuesday’s” segment he made a joke making fun of a darker skin woman, which came completely out of left field. The joke goes:
“A dark skinned woman walked in my kitchen once and the skillet started laughing”…
Esha Jordan let him have it. Just watch:
If that was supposed to be funny I surely missed the joke. Jokes like these are meant only to tear down dark skin black women. There’s nothing funny about dark skin. Johnson then goes on to talk about how it seems like black men are always willing to tear us down and make us the butt of their jokes and how tiring it all can be. Of course, there were a ton of black men capping for Rickey with the usual “It’s just jokes” statement.
Do you think this joke is being blown out of proportion? Do you think this is something that needs to stop, especially within the black community?
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