Rita Ora Accused Of ‘Blackfishing’ After Her European Heritage Resurfaces
Rita Ora’s ancestry is making her the center of criticism on social media.
A tweet about the singer and TV personality’s heritage has garnered more than 100K likes, causing Rita Ora’s DNA makeup to go viral as some accuse her of blackfishing. The tweet that set things off reads,
“finding out rita ora isn’t black at all and both of her parents are white albanians is so trippy. the girls BEEN blackfishing”
“like the girl isn’t black in the slightest this is kinda freaking me out. yt women really slip into black personas so easily”
“I thought you were half-Black and half-white, or something like that.”
“Everybody usually does. I might as well be. But no, I’m Albanian.”
Me trying to defend how I thought Rita Ora had some black in her pic.twitter.com/3ZEfZkxwyD
— Joshua Chenault (@joshuachenault1) August 9, 2020
People were on Twitter saying that they thought Pink was Black, so I’m not surprised y’all thought Rita Ora was Black. pic.twitter.com/HkvlTYzcW0
— Ronald Isley (@yoyotrav) August 9, 2020
We get it, y’all weren’t fooled, CONGRATS you’re smarter than everyone, here’s your gold star ??.
EYE for one thought Rita Ora was at least 1/3 black.
Y’all act like there aren’t lightskin black ppl who look very similar to her. pic.twitter.com/24g8zk94CW
— Janelle (@jnelleiz) August 9, 2020
Me roasting people about Rita Ora but not even knowing she wasn’t black myself pic.twitter.com/2f2EyiUPFd
— SpringTimeMemes?? (@springtimememes) August 9, 2020
WAIT RITA ORA IS A WHITE WOMAN? pic.twitter.com/rIqlVxHqIw
— Black Joy Activist (@rebraconte) August 8, 2020
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