The confusion, and even contempt, over Blac Chyna being a visitor on the Oscars proves the award present nonetheless has an enormous drawback with folks of shade — that is how she feels, anyway.
A rep for Chyna tells TMZ … what ought to have been a magical and dream-fulfilling second for her has was a demeaning occasion of “black lash,” with a number of media shops unfairly asking, “Why is SHE there?”
In Chyna’s view, she greater than deserved to be there not solely as a result of she contributes to the leisure trade as star of her personal actuality present, however as a black girl who “finds inspiration in supporting her friends, mentors, and other talent that has helped provide a blueprint for her career.”
Chyna’s rep says her Academy Awards attendance was no totally different from many different leisure professionals who attended, regardless of not being nominated or concerned in movie in any approach. The most important distinction, in response to Chyna’s group, is her background and pores and skin shade.
“Whether it be the fact that she is a reality star, a single mother, or the inevitable reminder that she was a former stripper … it does nothing to change the narrative that just maybe the Oscars indeed are ‘so white'” … says Chyna’s rep.
The rep provides, all the excitement over Chyna’s attendance “further highlights the fight that many African Americans in the Entertainment Industry face; yes, even during Black History Month.”
Ya get the purpose. Chyna’s incensed and feels she’s the sufferer of systemic racism.
We’re informed she nonetheless feels it was price it to take a stand and be a job mannequin, exhibiting younger folks of shade what they’ll obtain.
BTW, we’re informed she went with a music producer however secured her personal invitation.