Raven Symone Speaks Out On “Ghetto Name” Fiasco: “My Comment Was In Poor Taste”


It’s been a rough weekend for The View co-host Raven Symone.

After her incendiary “I’m not going to hire you if your name is Watermelon-Andrea,” comment, Twitter dragged the former Cosby star for what many assumed to be judgmental, and hypocritical statement.

READ Dear Raven Symone, Enough With The Trolling And Constant Urban Culture Shaming

The matter only seemed to worsen when Symone’s father joined the bandwagon by publicly admitting his daughter “sometimes says dumb “sh*t.”

Symone, feeling the heat, took to her Facebook page Sunday (October 10) to issue an apology for her statement, and to also clarify what she said.

My comments about discrimination have spun out of control. I’d like to begin by saying that I was not attacking a…

Posted by Raven-Symoné on Sunday, October 11, 2015