After an old video of the “ICY GRL” rapper chatting to Too $hort emerged on Friday night (October 8), Saweetie became a trending topic on Twitter. Short Dawg admitted during the chat that he’d never dated a totally Black woman and that, as a result of growing up in the Bay Area, he was more drawn to mixed women.
Saweetie is seen chuckling as he speaks, and then the video stops. Accusations of colorism began to flood her mentions, forcing her to defend herself. “Black ladies are gorgeous,” the 28-year-old Santa Clara native says in the whole video. Period.”
She added in the caption, “Since @idkthreat blocked me make sure y’all post the whole clip. Black women are beautiful period!”
Saweetie has addressed the issue before when she was once asked, “Do you think darkskin women can be pretty,” to which she said, “I was raised by dark skin women so I find this question insulting. Wts I don’t think they can be pretty. I think that they are pretty.” The fan, who posted the original remarks, wrote, “They want Saweetie to fit their narrative so bad.”
Saweetie re-tweeted the post and responded in the caption, “This shouldn’t even be a conversation but thank you for having my back baby. I’m going back to my shoot. Y’all have a Jesus blessed day.”
Take a look at the video above.