Actress Stacey Dash has been making the Conservative media rounds lately, firing shots at President Barack Obama in the process for allegedly dividing the country.
The Clueless star – no pun intended – admits that she voted for Obama back in 2008, but not because of his policies or voting records as an Illinois Senator, but because of the color of his skin. “I didn’t know anything about [Obama] when I voted for him in 2008. My choice to do so was purely because he was black,” she admitted in a recent interview with Fox News. “Naively, I thought he would be the right person for the job but unfortunately it didn’t turn out that way.
“Obama had the opportunity to really unite this country in such a profound way, but instead he has done the opposite. We are so divided right now, everything has become about race, more than I’ve ever known in my lifetime.”
Dash, for some odd reason, also appeared on Sean Hannity’s program to talk about school vouchers. What the hell she knows about school vouchers is beyond us, but check out the clip below.
Dash, who voted and campaigned for Mitt Romney back in 2012, is currently working on a book titled, Not Black Enough. We’re sure you’ll be first in line to purchase a copy, won’t you?
Exclusive: The Bullet Scars That Will Forever Haunt Sheryl Lee Ralph’s Son, Etienne Maurice
Sheryl Lee Ralph shared a graphic photo on Instagram earlier this week of her son, Etienne Maurice, laying in a hospital bed bandaged up from bullet wounds. The purpose of the image was to be yet another voice calling to end gun violence.
On Wednesday, students across the country walked out of class to protest against gun violence, something that hit home for Ralph four years ago. “This mother wants #gunreform now! #guncontrol now,” she wrote.
It was during a night out in West Philadelphia that Ralph’s then 22-year-old child was robbed at gunpoint and shot three times; twice in the leg and one which grazed his forehead.
So as Ralph joined Wednesday’s national conversation about gun laws, HipHollywood talked exclusively with Etienne who shared exactly what went down the night a gun could have taken his life for good.
“I was shot four years ago, November 9 … I was black out drunk. The next thing I know I remember I woke up in the hospital, doctor said I had two bullet holes in my leg and a grazed bullet hole above my eyebrow.”
Maurice, who was robbed for his iPhone and his wallet, went on to tell us that this is something that he is reminded of constantly. “Having been shot is something that I carry with me every day. I still have numbness at the bottom of my leg from the nerve damage.”
And while he will always remember how he felt knowing his life almost ended, Etienne had a hard time fathoming how his famous mother felt. “We had the conversation about it last week and she said she peed on herself,” he told us.
For Maurice, he’s proud to see young children use their voices to make change. “There’s so many angles where we can talk about gun violence and how it’s effecting different communities,” he said. “Gun reform needs to take place now.”
Since that night, he hasn’t picked up a drink and has been now sober for four years. As for the suspects, a father-son duo, they are behind bars for attempted man slaughter.
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