White actors dating black women

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But you’d be surprised to find that a number of high profile figures of the whiter persuasion in music and film have a track record of dating, are currently dating, have dated, and love them some sistahs. Brad Pitt One of the sexiest men alive (People’s words not mine, though I don’t disagree) has dated a couple of black women in Hollywood, and both were surprises in my book.

Way back in the late ‘80s, Pitt dated singer Sinitta (what is a Sinitta?

A picture perfect example of one of these interracial celebrity couples is David Bowie and Iman.

The British rocker married the Somali-American model in 1992 and seem more in love than ever before.

Interracial dating has been a facet of living in the diaspora for ages.

It seems like every day there’s a new swirly couple running around.

Robert De Niro's first wife, Diahnne Abbott, acted in supporting roles in several of his films, including .

The couple divorced in 1988, and nine years later, De Niro married African-American actress and singer Grace Hightower.

Why do they overlook and underrepresent women of color in order to date white women is the question I ask.

While Sidiquee eviscerated the genre of “Diaspora South Asian Dude Does Rom-Com” in his essay by delving into the specifics of how men like Aziz Ansari, Hasan Minhaj, and Kumail Nanjiani (with slight mention to Ravi Patel from Meet the Patels) can rise high enough to be the leading men of their own romantic stories (Master of None, Homecoming King, and The Big Sick, respectively) by dating white women, he doesn’t focus enough on the politics of these relationships.

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