Tichina Arnold -It’s disturbing to watch black people pounce on other black people when they are already down.
On Thursday, the internet and world continue to react to the shocking previews of R. Kelly’s first one-on-one interview with CBS, actress Tichina Arnold shared her thoughts of what is disturbing to her mentioning whether someone is guilty of a crime or not, we should be operating through love.
In a series of tweets, Arnold, 49, says it’s sicking to watch people of color destroy each other. While she didn’t mention the singer, she did share her thoughts on why she thinks people should operate through love.
“It’s disturbing to watch black ppl pounce on other black ppl when they are already down… guilty or not, but when it comes to holding other races accountable for their horrific action, I hear crickets. Check yourself before you wreck yourself. Operate through love and compassion.”
She continues, mentioning people should think before casting judgment,
“I watch with intent. I listen carefully. I learn w/ honesty. The shit show that has been displayed in the media is disgusting. What’s more disgusting is watching folks fall right in line into the bullsh*t. We have all been privy to it but I’m truly tired of it. Just my opinion.”
She ended her remarks, stating those who have been accused of crimes as Kelly, should be given healing,
“It would be nice if sick people could be given the energy by the strong, to be healed.. So they would not continue to infect, effect and affect others. Hurt people, hurt people. It’s a vicious cycle.”
As Arnold’s tweets went viral, she face intimidate backlash. To the public, her tweets seemed as the actress is excusing Kelly’s actions. Later, the actress clarified her comments saying,
“This is pure example why social media makes it difficult for many like me, to have real open and honest dialogue about dire issues that affect so many.”
She says she will continues to think freely, despite what others think.
“I will continue to try my best to operate form a place of love, honesty, and wisdom.”
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