"' I typically date white girls,'" quoted mansion, Dean Unglert, a 26-year-old white contestant, questioned the importance of talking about their dating history at all with their hopeful fiancee. said he has "never really" dated a black woman before. So because she's black and he's black, I think it's important." On the episode that aired Monday, Bigger initially questioned if Lindsay was attracted to "brothers," noting that only one black man had been asked out on a one-on-one date.He is also the same contestant who used the tone-deaf pickup line "I'm ready to go black and I'm never going to go back" when they first met, though Lindsay later told him she found it to be funny. Bigger and Gaskins later added to that tally on Tuesday's episode, but the night also saw Lindsay eliminate four black men in her six eliminations, leaving Bigger as the only black man of the six remaining. He replied by telling her that his family is very open.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar commented in January on another point of frustration: the few diverse contestants who do make the cut each year only make it on the show "as a courtesy for a few weeks before being ejected." The reality star, who has been open about pursuing interracial relationships, told in May that "race didn’t play in as a factor" when it came to choosing her fiance, as the star has announced that she is, in fact, engaged.
By Janis Prince Inniss One of the many reasons that I love staying in hotels is that I get to watch cable TV.
And although I have had cable for about a year—as a side-attraction to the best telephone deal we could find--I only have the 5,000 or so basic channels.
If men are still mostly the initiators of relationships, one explanation may be that men—regardless of their own race—have been exposed to a similar beauty standard. Tall, thin, straight- haired white women is the image most of are bombarded with as being beautiful.
All men seeking that image would be seeking white women.