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Old 07-07-2015, 08:06 PM
Status: "Crooked Trump accused of rape and nobody cares." (set 18 days ago)
 
Location: Texas
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Maybe he was Burnt Siena under the makeup? Or was that George Hamilton's color? Hmmm, Crayola crayons being mentioned has me thinking of old color palette they used....
I haven't seen Hamilton in ages. Where has he been hiding?
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Old 07-07-2015, 08:07 PM
 
Location: Upstate NY
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Well then we should be offended by George Hamilton every damned day.
Geez, there's a blast from the past. I remember when he escorted one of the Byrds to the Academy Awards.

Again, this isn't newsworthy. Paula Deen didn't post it, she sure as heck didn't delete it, and I bet she doesn't know a tweet from a twit.

I just hope she doesn't make the rounds again and ask everyone to throw rocks at her.. Not that the hens on The View don't need something to talk about...
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Old 07-07-2015, 08:27 PM
 
Location: Dallas
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Posting this was harmless but stupid, considering her problems a few years past.

FYIW I don't remember Ricky Ricardo being that dark, although the show was in black & white.
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Old 07-07-2015, 09:09 PM
 
Location: The City of Brotherly Love
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I'm black and I found the picture to be hilarious!

People need to stop getting offended over everything and anything. Life is WAY too short to continuously get offended over different events. I don't ever see offended people having fun, but rather attempting to derail the fun of others. I didn't care about Paula Deen before her "racist" event two years ago, I don't care about this, and I probably won't care about her in the future. What I will do, however, is support her financially by buying her products as a statement against political correctness and being offended.
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Old 07-07-2015, 09:21 PM
 
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he sure doesn't look anything like desi arnaz in that 'costume'.

it is kinda racist to just slap on some bronzer to be "hispanic" especially since desi was a very white cuban

0/10 for weak effort
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Old 07-07-2015, 09:26 PM
 
Location: Suburb of Chicago
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Not funny, but about as offensive as Nick Cannon putting on white face. It could be offensive depending on what the person is doing or saying, but on its own, no big deal.

Once again, it's about context and intention.
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Old 07-07-2015, 10:07 PM
 
Location: Somewhere
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I'm not surprised. Paula and apparently her family are very old fashioned and that's the way they see minorities because they are still stuck in the the 1950's. It's not Ricky Ricardo, it's the dark cuban guy who is "different from us"

Of course Paula didn't post that, she probably sends telegraphs instead of tweets to communicate long distance but it's obvious she didn't see anything wrong and participated in the picture. She is stuck in the 1950's when that behavior was commonly accepted.
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Old 07-07-2015, 10:11 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Her son always looks like that...The last time I saw him on the Food network, I swear he stayed about an hour too long in the tanning lamp. He is going through a major mid life crises.
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Old 07-07-2015, 10:39 PM
 
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That picture disgusts me. To think that in this day and age, 2015, we still have people who are so racist and insensitive to the plight of the racially oppressed that they would actually dress up... in a redhead wig and make light of gingers like that! Haven't people of freckled skin and red hair suffered enough?! When will racism end in America?! Did you know that America is the only civilized nation in the world that still airs "I Love Lucy" in syndication? 2015, people, and they're still pushing this racist venom on all of us! Lucille Ball wasn't even a real redhead. She dyed her hair to exploit the plight of the gingers for a cheap laugh. When will our society finally wake up and end this racism?

#gingerlivesmatter
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Old 07-07-2015, 10:55 PM
 
Location: Golden, CO
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Who cares?
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