Actress Jada Pinkett Smith said that the racial difference between women of color and white women would shrink because they all have been oppressed for their gender. But she obviously revealed that she had her own prejudices.
“I have her own prejudices, especially with blond women,” she said on the new episode of her Facebook chat show, “Red Table Talk”. “Blonde hair on white women just triggers me, and I have to catch myself.”
About her mother, Adrienne Banfield-Jones, if she has been mistreated by a blond woman, Pinkett Smith remembers that she was teased by her hair and lined with white women throughout her childhood.
Pinkett Smith, a mother of two married to actor Will Smith, recalled a professional presence where her prejudice played a part. “I would make an interview with this blonde woman and I thought twice about it,” said Pinkett Smith. “I thought,” I do not know if I want to do it. “It was my first instinct because of how she looked! And I was like,” Oh! It’s no different. “It does not give me the right to lump all blond women in one.”
“And look at me, I have blonde hair! “