So it’s a continuing issue.” Those were Diggs’ words–not My Brown Baby’s.
The quote was taken from satirical site Cream BMP but swirled around as true: “I’m just saying the last black woman I was with name Stella” TMZ caught up with actor Taye Diggs to question him on how it felt to be back on the big screen.
after he did an interview telling The Grio he doesn't want his son to disrespect his mother, Idina Menzel's heritage by identifying himself as just black.
he not only stands his ground, he addresses this -- what if his son wants to identify as white??!!
Taye Diggs took to Twitter over the weekend to claim he was misquoted when it was reported that his mother married a dark-skinned man because she thought she wasn’t “black enough”—a claim of inaccuracy we at My Brown Baby take seriously, as it was our interview and promotional giveaway of his new children’s book, “Chocolate Me! We at My Brown Baby want to be absolutely clear: We did not misquote Taye Diggs.
Diggs did, indeed, tell My Brown Baby that the accolades model Tyson Beckford received for being beautiful made him embrace his dark skin and, when asked a follow-up question, Diggs revealed that his mother, a fair-skinned black woman, was “seeking out the dark because she didn’t feel black enough.
It's 2016, you're not a cool, hip white female celebrity unless you've been at least photographed in risque poses with some random black male celebrity, bonus points for confirmed relationship, extra bonus points for sex tape.