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Bhad Bhabie Defends “Trying To Be Black” By Comparing Her Upbringing To Disney’s ‘Tarzan’

Bhad Bhabie Defends “Trying To Be Black” By Comparing Her Upbringing To Disney’s ‘Tarzan’

Bhad Bhabie Defends "Trying To Be Black" By Comparing Her Upbringing To Disney's 'Tarzan'
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Bhad Bhabie Defends "Trying To Be Black" By Comparing Her Upbringing To Disney's 'Tarzan'
Photo by Scott Dudelson/Getty Images

Bhad Bhabie’s life is but a Disney fairytale.

Bhad Bhabie continues to make matters worse for herself. The rapper faced backlash on April 6 after sharing a video of herself where she’s noticeably darker than her actual skin color, leading some to accuse her of “black fishing” — darkening one’s skin in order to look black.

 

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Now, Bhabie has doubled down in a way that hasn’t made her situation any better, but has surely provided some much-needed laughter for her critics. During a recent Instagram Live, she addressed the claims of her trying to be Black by comparing herself to Tarzan. Yes, Tarzan — the fictional character raised in an African jungle by apes.

 

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growing up around monkeys 🤦🏽‍♂️ #Tarzan #BhadBhabie #TheSavageRoom #Savage

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“Y’all say that I try to be black because I — maybe [the] reason is because I grew up in the hood. Tarzan, right? The story of Tarzan…he was with the monkeys,” Bhabie says. “He grew up with that, that’s all he knows…they only know what’s been around them, they only know what’s been around them.”

“I can’t help it if I act ‘a little bit hood’ or what y’all would say is ‘more black,'” she adds.

Inevitably, Bhabie has also been called out for the analogy on social media.

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