The White Feminist icon’s most recent public display of Beckery is yet another demonstration of the sexual racism she so often falls back into, using racist stereotypes benefitting her white womanhood while decrying the sexual proclivities of men of color. I was like, ‘I’m not going to be deformed because I had sex with you once.’ That’s what the movie Get Out should have been about.” Perhaps she should have instead spoken seriously about the time she had sexual contact with a man so inebriated that he repeatedly fell asleep mid coitus.
Two weeks ago, when asked about past instances of her own rude behavior in the bedroom in an interview with Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens: Live, Schumer answered: “A guy had an uncircumcised penis and it was too big and I just was like ‘Peace! That certainly is far more rude (and probably criminal) than declining sex with someone, and would have been an appropriate instance for her to have “got right out of there.” Instead, Schumer has built her brand on being overtly sexual and raunchy in her comedy, and comments like this one about the film Get Out–which follows a Black man encountering various forms of anti-Blackness as he meets his white girlfriend’s family for the first time–have always been her hallmark.
’: Get Out, zombification, and pathologizing escape from the plantation.”) Accepted cultural myths about the dangerousness of Black sexualities and the innocence of white women are deeply rooted in our society, and white womanhood has historically been instrumental in inciting and upholding violence against Black people.
That violence has manifest in a particular way on the bodies of Black men*.
Problem is, he didn’t actually manage to hit any of the eminently mockable aspects of the book, from its predatory creepiness to its own racist profiling (of white women).
As the collection of one-liners below show, the 51-year-old entertainer, who last hosted the Academy awards in 2005, has a history of biting, razor-sharp comedy, and isn’t afraid to tackle the big issues – race, politics, slavery and gun crime all fall under his comedic radar.
Cause if a bullet cost 00 there would be no more innocent bystanders.
A few years ago, Laura Mickes was teaching her regular undergraduate class on childhood psychological disorders at the University of California, San Diego.
(MTV News' webseries has a good — and educating — rundown of this history.) This is where the "tiny Asian penis" jokes on our talk shows, playgrounds and Oscar stages come from.
It’s the legacy of deliberate discrimination in our country’s history, just as the hypersexualization of black men has its damaging roots in slavery. Without even getting into the more life-threatening ramifications of sexual stereotyping, there's ample statistical and anecdotal evidence that black and Asian men take a hit in the dating pool because of perception bias.