6
Feb
2015

Gabrielle Union (Sorta) Shades Charles Barkley, Says Hollywood’s Lacking Smart Comedies That Want Black Women [VIDEO]

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This week, Gabrielle Union stopped by The Angie Martinez Show for some real talk. The newly married star of BET’s Being Mary Jane shared her reaction to her husband (NBA baller Dwyane Wade) being fined after giving a few fans the middle finger for popping slick about her.

He’s cool – until he’s not. When you start saying crazy sexual things about someone’s wife […] Be happy all you got was a middle finger!

Union also commented on Chris Rock’s recent compliment. When Rock stopped by The Angie Martinez Show, he couldn’t stop raving about Union’s skills as a comedic actress. In fact, he even compared her to legendary female comedian Tina Fey. Angie asked her if she thinks she could go even further in the comedy genre, and if she sees herself in similar roles to Tina.

There’s not a lot of smart comedies where they want a black women. They want us shucking and jiving and cooing…To get a role like Tina Fey – smart, edgy, more cerebral

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