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WTF Is Wrong With NBC: New Show To Feature Sassy & Ghetto 9-Year-Old Queenetta

Daija Owens stars as a young Queenetta in NBC’s latest sitcom “Best Friends Forever.” A soft-spoken Daija portrays a sassy and ghetto 9-year-old who clashes with her two  white neighbors who have watched her grow up into the stereotype that she is.

In the trailer for the April premiere, Queenetta tells her adult friend that she better let go of her khaki pants now that she is back in the dating field; oh, and that she needs her nails done (conveniently drop a Drake lyric here). 

Queenetta, rolls (her eyes, necks) with the best of them. Her character would be cute if it didn’t depict black females as the loud, sassy, in-your-face, angry type-of-person the media commonly portrays us as. 

All this show does is prove that there can’t be a central character in a major production without he or she falling prey to a company’s lack of sensitivity and limited scope of black people. 

Not only is Queenetta’s name offensive, she clearly has no parents in the trailer (we all know there can only be one black character in these situations). 

Take a look at precious Queenetta: here.

I can’t with NBC. I really can’t.

white people collect your folks.

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  1. caliguloves reblogged this from crankyskirt
  2. normalaintcool reblogged this from notime4yourshit
  3. menycandtv reblogged this from blkgirlblogging and added:
    I just watched this show and I’m not quite sure how I feel about Queenetta. She’s stereotypically sassy, but she was...
  4. paleotrees reblogged this from brok3ntoys and added:
    What the. I don’t even. Hell of offensive bullshit right here. Who would even laugh at this kind of horrific retrograde...
  5. talesofthestarshipregeneration reblogged this from boygeorgemichaelbluth and added:
    Why do people keep pretending that black people haven’t criticized the Game and Tyler Perry? Like for real though?...
  6. rayannwilnot reblogged this from dynastylnoire and added:
    Who at NBC thought this was a good idea? This only puts Afro-ethnic people in a smaller box by society. I hate the whole...
  7. lilliansmusings reblogged this from exceedinglytrans and added:
    Man. My people are dumbfucks. *hangs head in shame* Its about time to kick some cracker ass.
  8. ohhmyystarss reblogged this from speakjah and added:
    …& the wonderful people at NBC .. really .. dont see the problem ..?
  9. justshe reblogged this from dynastylnoire and added:
    I was waiting for someone to say something about this
  10. exceedinglytrans reblogged this from zorascreation
  11. rhapsody-tardisblue reblogged this from crystalsavestheday and added:
    I’m crying because I’m fucking livid and disappointed. She’s the same age as my cousin. she even looks like her-all...
  12. rafeeya reblogged this from blkgirlblogging and added:
    Excuse me?!! Everything about this is absurd.
  13. cosmicrubric reblogged this from madamethursday
  14. sandi2point9 reblogged this from lyricsbygreg
  15. shota-boy-tell-em reblogged this from commanderbishoujo
  16. msshan reblogged this from str8nochaser
  17. selfloathing--narcissist reblogged this from knowledgeequalsblackpower
  18. letitiakamayi reblogged this from karnythia
  19. dreams-from-my-father reblogged this from maevele and added:
    This is truly DISGUSTING!! But I am not surprised!
  20. tyece reblogged this from knowledgeequalsblackpower and added:
    she comes in around 2:33ish so you don’t have to sit through it. But couldn’t they just use her real name? Queenetta...
  21. brok3ntoys reblogged this from dearwhitefolk
  22. ottercopter reblogged this from dearwhitefolk
  23. popelizbet reblogged this from karnythia
  24. crystalsavestheday reblogged this from youarenotyou and added:
    Not only does the show look SO horrible and screams of white women’s problems, but this is so problematic and racist....
  25. youarenotyou reblogged this from madamethursday and added:
    what the fuck.
  26. spliffmastergeneral reblogged this from zorascreation and added:
    Congrats to NBC for continuously stereotyping PoC and - even more wrongly - sexualizing a 9 year old black girl.
  27. fatherthug reblogged this from madamethursday
  28. haleycue reblogged this from madamethursday
  29. smallrevolutionary reblogged this from madamethursday and added:
    and a hardy fuck you NBC. this shit is TIRING
  30. younggiftedafricanqueen reblogged this from suprememorani
  31. skyliting reblogged this from karnythia and added:
    Not appropriate, NBC. Okay, people. Time for a petition. ABC yanked that trans*-mocking sitcom off the air because...
  32. lyricsbygreg reblogged this from zorascreation and added:
    :-/
  33. madamethursday reblogged this from zorascreation and added:
    I am beyond disgusted here. This is so fucking wrong. Okay, fellow white women, we need to go get our people, we need to...
  34. icecoldangie reblogged this from zorascreation and added:
    Can black girls ever be children and not miniature mammys or sexual objects ?
  35. beautifulcurare reblogged this from str8nochaser and added:
    The fuck?