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Whoopi Goldberg Sells Interracial Comedy Spec To ABC

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by Tambay A. Obenson
November 22, 2013 1:26 PM
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Whoopi Goldberg and Ben Silverman have teamed up to sell an interracial comedy spec script to ABC titled Iman & Andy, which will follow two 20-something coworkers who work at an online magazine, who are happily secretly dating, until when their new editor-in-chief exposes them as a couple, and forces them to team up on a relationship advice blog.

The spec script is being written by Angela Ruhinda, and will be executive produced by Goldberg and Silverman, along with Tom LeonardisJimmy Fox, and Principato-Young Entertainment.

“I'm so excited we are doing this together. I think this is going to be fun and interesting television," said Goldberg. 

Up next for Whoopi, an adaptation of Terry McMillan's A Day Late and a Dollar Short for Lifetme. Her HBO documentary Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley, made its debut on the network earlier this week.

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56 Comments

  • Suspect | December 3, 2013 10:28 AMReply

    so this careycarey's playground to pretend to be other people, huh?

  • True | December 5, 2013 1:21 AM

    You pretended to be Akimbo. Tried to make it look like he apologizes to you.

  • CareyCarey | December 4, 2013 9:42 PM

    OMG... WT#!~# is going on? This is my WHAT? I do WHAT all the time?

    Listen, granted, it's true, I have engaged in hundreds of wonderful conversations with wonderful black folks at this spot. Yep, been doing it for a few years now. On a few occasions some knucklehead decided to use my screen name. Nevertheless, I guess it could be said that I play around in this sandbox more than the average visitor, I'll take that. But, there's only one CareyCarey/CC, the black hick from Iowa. I mean, I don't know how anyone could confuse my hackneyed commentary with that of any other visitor, so what's this "pretend" mess?

    I don't know, but borrowing a line from the R&B group The Emotions, "Don't ask my neighbors, ask me". Ask me what's really going on and I'll be more than happy to share the good news. Besides, I'd be more concerned with the reader who's afraid to use a regular screen name (or their own name) than this frivolous squabble. One moment they'll pat you on your back, then flip the script and stab you in the back (under a different screen name).

  • CareyCarey | December 4, 2013 9:31 PM

    OMG... WT#!~# is going on? This is my WHAT? I do WHAT all the time?

    Listen, granted, it's true, I have engaged in hundreds of wonderful conversations with wonderful black folks at this spot. Yep, been doing it for a few years now. On a few occasions some knucklehead decided to use my screen name. Nevertheless, I guess it could be said that I play around in this sandbox more than the average visitor, I'll take that. But, there's only one CareyCarey/CC, the black hick from Iowa. I mean, I don't know how anyone could confuse my hackneyed commentary with that of any other visitor, so what's this "pretend" mess?

    I don't know, but borrowing a line from the R&B group The Emotions, "Don't ask my neighbors, ask me". Ask me what's really going on and I'll be more than happy to share the good news. Besides, I'd be more concerned with the reader who's afraid to use a regular screen name (or their own name) than this frivolous squabble. One moment they'll pat you on your back, then flip the script and stab you in the back (under a different screen name).

  • CareyCarey | December 4, 2013 9:30 PM

    OMG... WT#!~# is going on? This is my WHAT? I do WHAT all the time?

    Listen, granted, it's true, I have engaged in hundreds of wonderful conversations with wonderful black folks at this spot. Yep, been doing it for a few years now. On a few occasions some knucklehead decided to use my screen name. Nevertheless, I guess it could be said that I play around in this sandbox more than the average visitor, I'll take that. But, there's only one CareyCarey/CC, the black hick from Iowa. I mean, I don't know how anyone could confuse my hackneyed commentary with that of any other visitor, so what's this "pretend" mess?

    I don't know, but borrowing a line from the R&B group The Emotions, "Don't ask my neighbors, ask me". Ask me what's really going on and I'll be more than happy to share the good news. Besides, I'd be more concerned with the reader who's afraid to use a regular screen name (or their own name) than this frivolous squabble. One moment they'll pat you on your back, then flip the script and stab you in the back (under a different screen name).

  • CareyCarey | December 4, 2013 9:29 PM

    OMG... WT#!~# is going on? This is my WHAT? I do WHAT all the time?

    Listen, granted, it's true, I have engaged in hundreds of wonderful conversations with wonderful black folks at this spot. Yep, been doing it for a few years now. On a few occasions some knucklehead decided to use my screen name. Nevertheless, I guess it could be said that I play around in this sandbox more than the average visitor, I'll take that. But, there's only one CareyCarey/CC, the black hick from Iowa. I mean, I don't know how anyone could confuse my hackneyed commentary with that of any other visitor, so what's this "pretend" mess?

    I don't know, but borrowing a line from the R&B group The Emotions, "Don't ask my neighbors, ask me". Ask me what's really going on and I'll be more than happy to share the good news. Besides, I'd be more concerned with the reader who's afraid to use a regular screen name (or their own name) than this frivolous squabble. One moment they'll pat you on your back, then flip the script and stab you in the back (under a different screen name).

  • Get Over It | December 3, 2013 3:31 PM

    He does that all the time. Deal with it, ho.

  • Akimbo | November 27, 2013 3:35 AMReply

    Carey, do not take this as an apology.

    I've read your passive-aggressive rebuttal that may have convinced the casual reader that your intentions were not meant as an attack on me. But, having read many of your underhanded comments I was not moved. However, when you suggested it's disingenuous to bemoan the antic of a ghost, a person no one knows and cannot see, I was given reason to pause.

    You're arguably the loudest reader on this board. On many occasions your comments are laughable to a degree they're easily cast aside as the thoughts of a blowhard clown. On the contrary, some are valid, indicating the thought process of someone who pays attention to details and is no one's fool, although he loves prancing around in that shtick (The hayseed from Iowa)....

    In short, sometimes you are and other times you're not an ignorant assh*le who discourse is wasted on. This time, I believe your initial post here had nothing to do with black love and everything to do with trying to paint me as something I'm not. I don't love white men. I've been vocal about my disdain for Olivia/Fitz, that Deception was garbage, that Sleepy Hollow is barely mediocre, and that the concept for Whoopi's series sounds dumb.

    That said, sometimes I do take you seriously. On this issue you did push my buttons. So until we meet again F*ck outta here. F*ck, f*ck, f*ckety f*ck, f*ck yooouuuuu-oouu-oouuu CareyCarey. And f*ck the fangirl Scripttease and f*ck Monique a Williams for condoning your hackneyed attempts at putting words in my mouth, just f*ck off.

  • Jiggawhaaaa? | December 5, 2013 5:13 PM

    Hey cc and your multiple personalities, just cu you say something doesn't mean people pay attention. Lol like people care where you from or like anyone else would call you a hayseed. If you gon pretend to be everybody do a better job

  • True | December 5, 2013 9:16 AM

    CareyCarey pretending to be Huh and Akimbo. Where the Monique Williams quote? Why do you impersonate?

  • HUH? | December 5, 2013 3:44 AM

    HUH?

    SCRIPTTEASE | NOVEMBER 24, 2013 1:59 AM @CC, you're the Bomb.com.

    everyone knows where carey carey is from he says it all the time. Deal with it

  • True | December 5, 2013 1:26 AM

    Careycarey wrote it. Nobody else knows where hes from. Nobody else think scrittease or Monique were on his side. Nobody else care to make it look like anyone respect cc.

  • Akimbo | November 27, 2013 4:03 AM

    I didn't write this. Nice try, though.

  • realtalk | November 24, 2013 8:03 PMReply

    All these black woman/white man storylines are designed to exploit the insecurities of black women who crave the validaion of white men. Less than half of one percent of white men actually marry a black woman. So why are most of the black women on television partnered with a white lover. It's strange. White men have had unfettered access to the bodies of black women for 400 years so it's really nothong new. It's about the fact that the ultimate fantasy of many sisters is to be desired by a white man. For a white man to choose a black woman over a white woman is something many sisters dream of.

  • Smh | November 28, 2013 11:05 AM

    Lol, bringing out statistics like it's just so impossible that a white man would wanna be w/a a black woman. Lots of situations other than marriage, like DATING but you don't have those stats. For every beautiful black woman, there are all kinds of men who wanna be w/her & for every ugly black woman, there are still all kinds of men that wanna be w/her. Might be a fat, ugly, broke, cheating white guy, but he still white. Just being white don't automatically make you the best.

    I get hit on by black, white, Latin, & even sometimes Asian men. No big deal.

  • Marl & Darla | November 25, 2013 10:44 PM

    It's about the fact that the ultimate fantasy of many sisters is to be desired by a white man.
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    I for one have never fastasize about being desired my a white man but a few white men have desired me.

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    For a white man to choose a black woman over a white woman is something many sisters dream of.
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    I have had many strange dreams and daydreams in my 52 years but never this one, what the hell are you talking about.

  • ok | November 25, 2013 12:48 AM

    what's the percentage of people who save the world from aliens, monsters, or evil geniuses? what;s the percentage of people with superpowers. they make more stuff about that than they make about interracial relationships. since when was white man the ultimate fantasy of black women? black women like just one show with one black lady and one white man. black women watch more than just scandal. if they want white men so bad, why they always drool over morris, taye, boris, tyrese, djimon, denzel, will, maxwell, ealy, laz, shemarand idris? don't look white to me.

  • a | November 23, 2013 11:30 PMReply

    This black woman and her white lover theme is getting real played right about now. A lot of black women are living vicariously through these interracial storylines. Sad.

  • TinaJ | November 27, 2013 9:39 AM

    @Questions...perspective is everything and I gotta' tell you that all of my girlfriends and male friends, (the majority are black and some are white and asian) have dated outside of their culture and these couplings were never strategic; just people with genuine affection being together. BTW I am 62 and for me and my friends; IR relationships are old news.

  • CareyCarey | November 25, 2013 11:43 PM

    MoMo, S&A's comment format is in need of a major overall. As it stands it's insanely difficult trying to figure out what and/or whom each reader is responding to. But truth be told, I wasn't really concerned with whom you were aligned with or what you were cheering for, I was just looking for words that embellished my point.Case in point... check it out, your comment--> "Sounds like fun! Go girl!". I adjusted your words to fit my theme by adding "to me too". So yeah, I knew you were not necessarily agreeing with anything Akimbo said, I just needed your words. Sooooo, I am sorry if I offended you in any way. I can be somewhat careless and selfish in my posting style.

    Having said that, I need a little feedback. In your opinion, was my "skit" too personal, demeaning, and insulting?

  • Monique a Williams | November 25, 2013 7:15 PM

    CareyCarey:
    My comment was about the premise which was 20 something online magazine writers in a secret relationship, getting outed and having to put their relationship in the forefront. THAT sounds like fun.

  • Scripttease | November 24, 2013 1:47 AM

    @Questions... I am working on that. A movie as a matter of fact. #January062014

  • QUESTIONS | November 24, 2013 12:41 AM

    ....and TINAJ, "a lot" does not tell the correct story. Fact is, those who engage in same sex relationships and black women who water down their race by living in IR relationships, are in the smallest minority (minuscule to say the least) of any race. So why... why are black women and her white lover themed films being given preference over black on black love?

    Surely it's NOT because the majority of black viewers are asking for this type of entertainment, is it? NOPE. But being fair and a way of "dealing" with it, I wonder if Scandal would see its' same success if Oliva's creep was a black man? Also, would your friends still support the show? And, would the powers that be let someone write that BW/BM show and air it?

  • TinaJ | November 23, 2013 11:48 PM

    And believe it or not there are a lot of black women living IN these relationships so deal or write your own show.

  • jess | November 23, 2013 6:43 PMReply

    What's funny is that the description never said exactly what race Andy might be, and there are a lot of assumptions running 'round the comments section...it would be interesting if Andy turned out to be Southeast Asian. Would that still bring out the haters?

  • anon | November 24, 2013 1:13 PM

    Give me a break! whoppi has only dealt with white men and has a biracial daughter with a WHITE MAN so why would show write a show anbout an asian man and black woman lol! and there aren't and probably never will be a show about bw and southeast asian men- Jess you are REACHING!

  • scripttease | November 23, 2013 5:19 PMReply

    I guess it's safe to say, it will attract Scandal's viewers. However, I doubt I'll watch. I don't check for Scandal either. Until I see more Black Love, I really do not care to support any of these films and shows. I wish Whoopi the best of luck, but I want to see Black Folks loving each other... what is the issue?

  • MG | December 5, 2013 2:41 PM

    Deception. There was no season two.

  • Smh | November 28, 2013 11:26 AM

    You so right cuz people can't stop talking about how good season 2 of Deception is...oh wait.

  • Carl | November 23, 2013 5:37 PM

    You always got Roots.

  • guest | November 23, 2013 4:00 PMReply

    Peggy, you sound extra bitter. Keep fantasizing about your white saviour.

  • guest | November 23, 2013 3:57 PMReply

    Almost every black woman on a major television show has a white love interest. Shanola Hampton, Kerry Washington, Meagan Goode, Rutina Wesley, Nicole Beharie....The networks, in an effort to duplicate Scandal's success are going to churn out as many black woman/white man love stories as they can.

  • Rocket | November 25, 2013 11:55 AM

    "F*ck you from here to eternity."
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    I guess CC struck several nerves.

  • CC | November 25, 2013 2:22 AM

    "You're butthurt that I'm not opposed to such interracial pairings outright and try to paint me as something I'm not to prop up your weak ass straw man argument"

    Really, and I'm apposed to such pairings?

    " so you try to get personal, demeaning, and insulting instead."

    Really, is that how you read it? My skit was meant as humor. I believe most viewed it as such, but you took it personally.

    " I said f*ck YOU, CareyCarey ... F*ck you from here to eternity."

    I see how this goes. You can get personal, cuss me out and call me name but I am wrong and demeaning for writing a whimsical skit?

    " f*ck, f*ck, f*ckety f*ck, f*ck yooouuuuu-oouu-oouuu! Mad about a white man touching a black woman, but don"t have a problem salivating over the product of their union Might as well throw in your beloved Lolo Jones). F*ck them, too. And Tyler Perry."

    Mad? Who's mad? But now we finally see the root of your problem? Why didn't you just come out and say it ? Yes, I've championed the works and efforts of Lolo Jones and Paula Patton. Ms Jones is from my home state and my daughter ran on the same track at the Drake Relays. Paula (as you know) is married to a white man, so your point is? Well, I believe your issue is their light skin complexion. I mean, it's been noted on several occasions that YOU have voiced your indifference with Paula being defined as beautiful. And what exactly does Tyler Perry have to do with any of this?

    I get it Akimbo, I really do. However, I will not stoop down with you. I am not going to cuss you out and then feign innocence and ignorance as you've done throughout our entire exchange. Be easy.

  • CC | November 25, 2013 12:46 AM

    Akimbo, you can't be serious!? You mean to tell me you're fit to be tied upon reading something on a blog's comment section, written by someone YOU and nobody else even knows?! Even more perplexing is the fact: NOBODY knows who YOU are!

    Unlike some of the commenters ( i.e., Charles Judson, Reeltalk, Darkan, Mr. Thompson and the staff ) who use their real names or are connected to a popular event or film, and therefore are actually "known" by many, and their faces are recognizable... YOU and I on the other hand have the home address of... Carey & Akimbo, c/o Tambay Obenson, the bowels of Comment Section IndieWire Blog, Somewhere on the planet Earth, 99999.

    ...And 99.999 percent of S&A's readers have no idea if we are male or female, black or white, fat or skinny, 6 ft tall or a midget, wear dreads, bald, 8 or 80, blind, crippled or crazy? In other words my dear friend who lives inside my computer, no one knows who you are and it's not wise to allow a ghost to take you "there".

    Anyway, didn't someone tell you Santa Claus doesn't really live on the North Pole. Easter Bunny Rabbits don't lay decorative eggs and CareyCarey only lives behind your PC screen? So don't take it so personal.

  • Akimbo | November 24, 2013 2:15 PM

    Discourse is wasted on you. Your initial post here had nothing to do with black love and everything to do with trying to paint me (and others) as something I'm not. I actually agreed with the person questioning why the interracial element was so prominent. As usual, you can't respond to any points made, so you try to get personal, demeaning, and insulting instead.

    And again you misrepresent and misquote me. I didn't bust in anywhere, I simply responded to a couple comments and you came for me. Most importantly, I didn't say "f*ck ALL y'all," I said f*ck YOU, CareyCarey and I meant it.

    F*ck you from here to eternity.

  • CC | November 24, 2013 12:23 PM

    Akimbo, now listen to me, ain't nobody mad but you. So why you gotta talk so nasty?

    I mean, nobody else is throwing f*ck, f*ck, f*ckety f*ck, f*cks around like they're getting paid by the f*cks and are tired of living a life of a street walker, so what's really going on? Seriously, we've had many disputes and everyone knows my hackneyed mess (coming from a hayseed hick) is not to be taken too seriously, so why are your panties all bunched up?

    Look, I've read all the comments, most were simply suggesting that it's time for black on black love to get the spot light. One simply said "This black woman and her white lover theme is getting real played right about now". Another simply said (in a calm voice) "why ir, sounds like just a comedy to me. Why do they need to promote the ir element?". But noooooo, you busted up in here with " f*ck, f*ck, f*ckety f*ck, f*ck yalllllllll-allllllll-yalllllll, Oh, my God enough already. Stop making this a "black woman" problem!"

    See Akimbo, that's why you got top billing in my skit of the week. You're so colorful, loud and (apparently) mad about something, that I couldn't resist highlighting your precarious ways.

    Anyway, please come back and tell us why you gotta talk so nasty and what's really going on?

  • Akimbo | November 24, 2013 2:33 AM

    The interracial romances of Shanola Hampton, Meagan Goode, Rutina Wesley, and Nicole Beharie are/were not top-billed and y'all still mad...yet not mad about any interracial pairing including a black man (like the "top-billed" one between Addison/Sam).

    And didn't Best Man Holiday feature the dreaded black woman/white man interracial romance? You suddenly okay with that one because it wasn't "top-billed?"

    For your hypocrisy, failed logic, and repeated hackneyed attempts at putting words in my mouth, just f*ck off. I've been vocal about my disdain for Olivia/Fitz, that Deception was garbage, that Sleepy Hollow is barely mediocre, and that the concept for Whoopi's series sounds dumb, yet you try to depict me as desperately clamoring for more bw/wm onscreen relationships. You're butthurt that I'm not opposed to such interracial pairings outright and try to paint me as something I'm not to prop up your weak ass straw man argument.

    You disagree with me, feel free to say so, but don't dare attempt to summarize my thoughts as you consistently either maliciously misrepresent them or genuinely fail to comprehend the content. Passive-aggressively name-checking and writing fan fiction about me instead of simply responding directly is weak as hell.

    And, because you seem to love it as much as you love seeing a black woman kiss a white man: f*ck, f*ck, f*ckety f*ck, f*ck yooouuuuu-oouu-oouuu! Might as well throw in your unnecessary casual homophobia and your beloved Lolo Jones). F*ck them, too. And Tyler Perry. F*ck him all over your random fantasy penis factory.

    Let me know what else is up; I've got plenty more f*cks to give!

  • scripttease | November 24, 2013 1:59 AM

    @CC, you're the Bomb.com.

  • CC | November 24, 2013 1:15 AM

    Akimbo, why you gotta talk so nasty?

    Anyway, nice try trying to flip the script, but the IR unions you mentioned are NOT top billed storylines. And, it was a nice try (but not clever) trying to juxtapose "Best Man Holiday" with a conversation concerning onscreen interracial love. Nope, you can't expect the black women (and men) who supported that movie to react to your pandering ways (trumpet) and thus, follow you down your slippery slope. Nope, although that producer knew what he was doing by choosing you as his lead man, but most black women are done falling for the okie-doke's of pulpit pimps, black leaders and the most demanding voices at Internet blogs.

    So just stop it... and stop talking so nasty :-)

    And, why are you so mad?

  • Akimbo | November 23, 2013 11:55 PM

    F*ck off, CC. Some of the men here love to wring their hands over seeing black women with white men on screen, but don't have anything to say about the scores of black men with "other" women or the fact that most black female characters are portrayed by biracial or the palest possible black women. Mad about a white man touching a black woman, but don't have a problem salivating over the product of their union. You, of all people, calling anyone "colorstruck" is laughable.

    When it comes to "race" and the media, my issue is never going to be with interracial relationships; it's going to be with diversity in casting, staffing, and in storytelling. I'm cool with Brad marrying Jane, Coach dating Cece, Winston dating white & Asian girls, Diggle dating whites & light-brights, TK dating the model, Gus' non-black conquests, just about every interracial pairing on Grey's/Glee/insert nighttime soap here, Denzel & Will's non-black love interests, and WOULD be cool with Olivia and Fitz if the guy weren't such a selfish bitch.

    I think it's so funny that some of you guys claim to want to see "black love," yet turn around and sh*t on fare geared towards black women like "Best Man Holiday." If it's targeted towards black women, it's beneath you black men, yet you still want to control what happens in it. F*ck outta here. Seriously, YEARS of black men dating outside the race, some blatantly degrading black women, but let a black woman date a white man and suddenly, there's a problem. Hilarious.

    Where was your Shonda Rhimes fury when Preston dated Cristina? When Chief's affair with Ellis was revealed? When Sam hooked up with Addison? When Jackson dated April? Or even in the most recent Scandal episode when Harrison slept with the campaign manager? This week's Grey's when Shane hooked up with Cristina?

    That's what I thought. Nice try trying to mix the slave movies into your tragic hallucination/argument.

  • CC | November 23, 2013 11:07 PM

    " in an effort to duplicate Scandal's success [producers] are going to churn out as many black woman/white man love stories as they can."

    HELLO! Tell the truth and shame the devils.

    Producer: " So negros... I mean colored... opps, excuse me, I think y'all prefer the name "black" now, don't you? Anyway, I hear you guys love slave movies?"

    A Group of Blacks: "Yes sir, we loved Django and 12 Years a Slave"

    Producer: " Okay, I don't know if you've heard the good news but me and a few more good ol'boys are planning the return of "Roots" the television series.

    Black group: Yippie! Can't Wait!

    Producer: I know, I know, we're all just as thrilled as a sissy in a penis factory too, but it gets better. With the success of Scandals, our network is busting its ass 24/7 to pump out another series centered on a black woman/white man love story. I mean, that's what you people like, right?

    **A hush falls over the black group. Nobody wants to make the first move or speak for others, but one brave soul steps forward **

    SCRIPTTEASE: " I am sorry, I can't bite my tongue and I don't wanna step on anyone's toes or feel like I'm walking on eggshells, but I am holding out for a Black Man"

    Akimbo: "OH MY GOD... speak for yourself ScriptTeasy, stop making this a black woman problem. Granted, I am black, Whoopie is black, and so are you... and this is a black site which focuses on "black issues", I get that, but personally I love living through all the black women who have been fortunate enough to find themselves in the arms of a handsome white man, even if it is make believe.

    MONIQUE A WILLIAMS: "Sounds like fun to me too! You Go girl!"

    PEGGY: "That's right, men who can actually DO SOMETHING for us is just what the doctor ordered"

    GUEST: "Geez... that's my exact point. As long as there are black women like you color struck minions who are acting like a white man is the stairway to heaven, the networks, in an effort to duplicate Scandal's success are going to churn out as many black woman/white man love stories as they can."

    Akimbo: "And? And what's exactly wrong with that?

    Producer: "Well, I have to say there's absolutely nothing wrong with that"

    **Upon hearing Akimbo's opinion, the producer whispers in the ear of his assistant**...

    "Find out who she is... and if possible, get her phone number"

    Assistant: "Are you thinking about dating her?"

    Producer: "No fool, don't be silly. Listen, with her loud voice and strong presence she could help us sway a few negros who are still sitting on the fence"

    Assistant: "Oh, I get it now. Just like those "black leaders" and pulpit pimps the Weinsteins ushered to the stage to support The Butler, you're thinking this black chick can preach to a few black women who might be slightly confused"

    Producer: "I told my sister (your mother) you were born a frightfully ugly baby but not brain dead. So now you're finally proving me right. Now get that chicks number cus pimping ain't easy but it pays real good. I mean, given the success of Scandal and the recent crop of slave films with naked black women in featured roles, we all know pimping black women smells like money. And, there will always be those who will gladly assist us for their own personal gain, even it's merely living precariously though fictional black characters who love loving white men"

  • Akimbo | November 23, 2013 4:54 PM

    Oh, God enough already. Almost every PERSON on a major television show has a white love interest. Black, Asian, Latin, native, man, woman, transgendered, all the characters have at least one white person in their roster because white people are the majority on TV.

    Stop making this a "black woman" problem and maybe start thinking about it as a diversity problem in general.

  • Amina | November 22, 2013 7:10 PMReply

    I imagine Whoopi is excited about this project. She hasn't met a white man she didn't marry or cavort with. Her and Sherri's identity esteem is quite low. In a way, I hope Sherri moves on with her "Beulah act".

  • other song | November 23, 2013 9:35 PM

    yeah, I dunno where Peggy's getting her info from. Sure there are black men who don't wanna be with Black women, but there are LOTS of brothas that do.

  • Scripttease | November 23, 2013 5:23 PM

    I'm sorry Peggy, love is love, I get that and I have no problem with IR dating as long as its for love and the other party ain't parading that said subject in my face just to attempt to get under my skin..... but I digress. I am holding out for a Black Man, because I need more than just company in a relationship. I am a deep person, and I'm sorry, I ain't walking on eggshells, and biting my tongue because I might offend someone....... #Iloveblackmen

  • Peggy | November 23, 2013 4:24 AM

    You can only "cavort" with those who want to cavort with you. If black men don't want to date black women, there are other men who will. Men who can actually DO SOMETHING for a black woman.

  • SF | November 22, 2013 2:49 PMReply

    I'll be looking for it. I'm more interested in the Terry McMillan adaptation for Lifetime

  • Scripttease | November 24, 2013 1:55 AM

    @Peggy...and finding one of those men is equally hard as finding a Black Man. I'm sorry. I tried it for a minute, and it's not for me. I'd rather be by myself than to hold everything inside.....

  • guest | November 23, 2013 3:58 PM

    Peggy, you sound EXTRA BITTER.

  • Monique A Williams | November 22, 2013 2:10 PMReply

    Sounds like fun! Go girl!

  • ChgoSista | November 22, 2013 1:49 PMReply

    Whoopi is gettin' her ducks in a row--preparing for life AFTER "The View!" Go, Whoopi!

  • ALM | November 22, 2013 3:48 PM

    CHGOSISTA, I promise I was just about to write the exact same thing. Word on the street is that Sherri Shepherd is looking for the exit now that Barbara is leaving.

  • anon | November 22, 2013 1:41 PMReply

    why ir sounds like just a comedy to me why do they need to promote the ir element?

  • Scripttease | November 23, 2013 5:24 PM

    Divide & Conqoer!!!

  • Akimbo | November 23, 2013 1:47 PM

    My sentiments exactly. I'm more bothered with how stupid the plot sounds, though.

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