a white ass show,
with white ass people,
doing white ass shit.
a show i actually enjoyed tbh because it was funny to me.
the word “friends” always triggers black folks and i don’t know why.
black twitter was filled with venom towards the friends reunion on hbo max.
“They was never any black friends!”
“They copied Living Single with the concept!”
“I never watched an episode and I know I’ll hate it.”
a foxholer sent me this picture and the main conversation was…
“There is no diversity in this picture.”
it all made me wonder:
Why do black folks always need or want to be included in white ass shit?
i tuned in to living single like i did friends.
two different shows; two different concepts.
folks LOVE barking about living single compared to friends,
but failed to mention how they allegedly fired kyle barker for standing up for better pay.
( x see that here )
the storyline went to shits once he left that show.
All those folks on Friends demanded a milli an episode.
They all stood together and got that pay.
They went on to filming ten whole seasons of that show.
toni childs is another who stood up for equal pay on “girlfriends“,
the other girls went rogue to stand with her so she dipped.
isn’t girlfriends alleged sex in the city inspiration?
like insecure is an hbo girls/sex in the city inspiration too?
martin fucked up with gina and that storyline went to the depths of hell.
billy cosby fucked up his legacy with “the cosby show“.
White folks weren’t complaining when The Fresh Prince had their reunion special on HBO Max.
…but we been dragging will smith for that whole “first aunt viv” debacle for years.
I didn’t want to see black people on Friends because they’d probably be whitewashed.
I don’t need to see black gays in that pic with the white gays because they’d be whitewashed.
it’ll be a lot of “bro” this and “cowabunga” that.
when they added a “black” friend on friends,
it was aisha tyler and she dated joey.
i still cringe when they added jennifer hudson on sex in the city:
i drag her every chance i get when i see her reacting to that ugly ass bag.
black folks have our own spaces and entertainment to nurture.
john singelton (rip)
mara akil brock
jamari fox (#futuregoals)
…and so on and so forth.
so many web series and up-and-coming talent on youtube alone.
we have/had a number of shows that we need to support.
some of us are so busy trying to police white folks and their shit,
but will still refuse to support their own because there is always some issue with our own shit.
we always end up in some behind-the-scenes drama that ends our shit.
we are included in that cluster fuck too.
again: we could have nice things,
but we choose not to keep them.
let friends have their moment because they deserve it and those white gays be a broadway production together.
so in a nutshell:
Mind your business because we have our own shit to deal with.
lowkey: another thing is the “oh i don’t watch white shows” black posse,
but will watch marvel productions,
anime + manga,
parks and rec,
how i met your mother,
real housewives of some white rich nonsense,
and the nanny.
white folks are entertaining and i can watch their foolishness.