Cyn Santana discovered herself in some scorching water with the Black neighborhood on the prime of the yr when an audio clip resurfaced of her boldly claiming that Black males most well-liked Latinas over Black ladies.
On Wednesday (December four), the fact star appeared on daytime discuss present The Actual to set the report straight and try and make clear her feedback.
As beforehand reported, a 2016 clip from Angela Yee’s Lip Service podcast hit in Web in January 2019 and it featured Santana explaining that she most well-liked courting Black males as a result of they put Spanish ladies on a pedestal, versus Black ladies.
“I similar to Black guys and Spanish women,” she mentioned. “Y’all can hold the Puerto Rican males, I am good. I do Black guys all day, sorry. I did the Spanish factor… would not work out for me. I believe they’re too emotional.”
Issues took a problematic flip when she added extra context to her feedback.
“Black guys cater to us Spanish women, particularly,” she continued. “Like, they… you realize what, let me not get into it. Black women gonna take it private. They gonna be like, ‘Uhh uhh!’ Anyway, I am accomplished with the papis.”
Whereas sitting with the co-hosts of The Actual most not too long ago, Santana, 27, defined the place she realized that mind-set.
“I believe what occurred was, we had been speaking about our experiences with males and completely different males, races, and ethnicities and evaluating our experiences,” she started. “I believe what occurred was I poorly articulated myself and I irresponsibly repeated one thing that I heard my complete life.”
After pausing a bit to collect her ideas, the Love & Hip Hop: New York star added that her preliminary feedback had been taken out of context.
“It is a robust second for me,” she continued. “I really feel like I poorly articulated myself and I irresponsibly repeated one thing that I heard all through my teenage years which was, the entire, ‘Oh, Black males love Spanish ladies, or Latinas, you realize.’ And I believe folks took that message wrongly. That is not what I meant.”
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After receiving tons of backlash as soon as her feedback went viral in January, Santana took to Twitter to apologize.
“I particularly love THE BLACK WOMAN. I’ve by no means in my life bashed one. By no means will. So yeah Ima clarify myself and shed some readability on a clip that is being unfold round with little context,” she tweeted on the time. “I’ve used the N phrase ignorantly most of my life not figuring out that it was really a nasty phrase and it was offensive. Took that phrase out of my vocab… If I’ve offended anybody, I do certainly apologize.”