Her sex tape with Ray J is still making rounds on the internet. Kim had a child by Kanye West while still married to Chris Humphries. Amber’s white-passing Blackness does not read as acceptable as Kim’s white passing presentation does.She has posed nude for magazines and fashion editorials. Amber Rose’s racial ambiguity does not strip her of being seen as Black, and therefore less than.And there’s a loaded racist misogynistic capitalist history behind that and that has marginalized Black women to an extreme in which we’re always stuck between denying our sexuality to remain respectable or embracing our sexuality…and yes…being the ho’s society tells us we already are.
Black women are not given the right to body autonomy or sexual freedom.He is no longer someone that I can defend because it is too often that Kanye and other Black men use Black women (perceived and actual) as a punch line or as a benchmark for non-Black women’s worth.In response to Amber Rose’s comments on Kylie Jenner and Tyga’s relationship, Kanye pulled out the misogynoir wild card by stripping Amber Rose of her autonomy, credibility, and worth by saying that her career was only because of the opportunity that provided by dating her.By Ashleigh Shackelford After hearing Kanye West’s comments in his interview on “The Breakfast Club,” where he spoke on his prior relationship with Amber Rose, I decided that I can no longer defend or support Black men who degrade Black women to uplift non-Black women.Kanye West has proven to be a problematic fave for most of us.