i tried really hard to hold my breath

& refrain from speaking on terrence howard’s declaration that women who don’t clean themselves w/ baby wipes are ‘just unclean.’ i wanted really badly to refrain from giving his low-talent ass any more shine than he’s already gotten for playing such brilliant characters as the around-the-way barfly named cowboy (dead presidents), chu chu (biker boyz) & the ‘struggling pimp’ djay (hustle & flow). i didn’t say he couldn’t act, but outside of his light skinnedness & wearing church clothes to virtually every event he attends, what’s the draw?
but anyway. i was tryna bite my tongue, then i remembered that this here blog is mine to do what i wanna do with it. so, here goes:

first off, this motherfucker is not important enough to go around telling anybody how to wipe their asses, short of an infirmed or infantile family member of his. he’s not a doctor. he is an actor. he gets paid to dress up and make believe that he’s someone else & he isn’t even good at that! let’s not allow him to have that much influence over our bathrooms, our anuses or our purchase of baby wipes. i have a girlfriend who’s a doctor & she expressed some annoyance that grown ppl (who come to her & end up getting rectal exams) don’t fully wipe their asses. i’d listen to dr. homegirl before i listen to that guy. because it’s what she’s spent 3 years in school for. because she’s begun a residency. it’s her job to be concerned with health/ hygiene.

secondly, i have to point out the overall tone of the interview. he seems to fall into the category of a misogynistic woman hater. i say he seems to, because i don’t know him & have only ever read this one interview w/ him. but the idea that he’s a woman-hater is backed up by this article on jezebel.com. there as also a fashion shoot in an old issue of vibe magazine with the theme of a couple going through their daily routine or whatever, where one photo depicted him grabbing or shaking the female with whom he did the shoot. i don’t like that. not one fucking bit. my eyebrow is at least raised in that man’s general direction.

thirdly, as pointed out by (my new favorite blogger) dark daughta in this post, he’s sans vulva. he is not an authority on vaginae, vulvae, clitorises, or anything else that biologically belongs to women. sorry. nope. to quote my beloved grandfather, “what’s wrong with that rabbit brain?” honest to goddess, unless you study vulvae from a medical standpoint (being a porn hound does not a coochie expert make) i kinda don’t wanna hear it. really.

so, in short: terrence dashon howard needs to shut the fuck up.

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Dark Daughta
    Sep 03, 2007 @ 21:12:00

    Yeah, he’s a complete doink…as well as being severely confused about the difference between being a lightskinned man and having any fucking sense knocking around in his head.

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