Rush should stop reading his own site

Russell Simmons has a dilemma: I’m convinced he’s just not that into black chicks, and yet, he feels pressured to have people think that he is.

Recently, he did drop it off in a black chick, and he took it as an opportunity to dress down the Media Take Out community re: a black woman’s hating nature. (Prop 8, anyone? Bueller?) It seems Rush had gotten upset that, every time he’s photographed copping a feel of some incredibly attractive white women on a beach somewhere (it’s a wonder he finds time to run his various businesses), it turns up on these black gossip-oriented site with a caption along the lines of, “Look, y’all, Rush got himself another white chick.” So he took to his blog over at Global Grind, the would be hip-hop HuffPo he owns, and went in.

And I quote:

Some people believe that if you date a person from another race you are somehow denying who you are. They believe that dating someone with a different skin color somehow  makes you a self-hater, loathing that which makes you yourself.  They believe that it’s an insult to your parents,  ancestors, heritage and community.  I find this view much more telling about the people who say this than about those who do find a physical, spiritual, mental and emotional connection with someone who looks different than themselves.

Aww dang!

Does this mean Rush is about to become that much more emboldened about expressing his lust for the white man’s most prized possession? If so, it’d be a game changer for hip-hop, in which you don’t see a whole lot of artists, execs, and what have you getting with white chicks.

That being said, I don’t necessarily mean to suggest that rappers are purposely only dating black chicks, in order to please their audience. It could very well be the case that that’s what most rappers prefer. Most rappers, unless they fucked around and got married before they blew up, pull some pretty high-level black trim.

The reason I suspect Russell Simmons might not be into black chicks is because, whenever you see him with a woman, it’s a waifish model types. Not that all black women are incapable of being skinny. But let’s face it, black chicks just aren’t built the same as white chicks.

Keep in mind, I write this as someone who loave, lurve, luffs tall, skinny women, i.e. mostly white chicks. So I figure I ought to have a certain degree of insight into this issue. True story: I can honestly say I’ve never met a woman I thought was too skinny.

Yeah, I’ve seen those pictures of Nicole Richie where it looks like she just escaped from Auschwitz. But you know what? a) I’ve never met Nicole Richie in person; and b) I seriously doubt she weighs any less than Paris Hilton. And yet, Paris Hilton doesn’t look nearly as sickly. What it comes down to is that some women are meant to be a size 0 and some women just plain aren’t. Sorry.

If Russell Simmons prefers the Giselle look to the Buffie the Body look (note that I wouldn’t mind doing a Pepsi challenge with both of them), why should he have to apologize?

Part of it’s that he probably still harbors illusions of holding elected office, or at least being some sort of respected leader in the black community, and, I’m sure, enjoying the wealth and privilege that would come along with such a position. So he wants to present himself to the world as this enlightened, charitable yoga practitioner. He’s put the angel dust aside, and now he’s doing antisemitism PSAs, timed to coincide with a PR campaign to discredit the movie Blood Diamond.

He can’t have people thinking he’s a racist!

But part of it’s that he’s probably spending a bit too much time reading his own site. Global Grind aggregates a lot of content from sites that exist to show pictures of celebrities, i.e. the cancer of the Internets. Meanwhile, I’ve hardly seen any mention of Rush’s personal life on any of the sites I visit. But alas, those gossip sites probably bring in more ad revenue than sites with writing on them.

It’s like he can’t win for losing! Except, he doesn’t seem to realize, he’s already won. If I had as much money as he does, I wouldn’t give a rat’s ass what the girls at Media Take Out think about my blonde bimbo du jour.

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  • El Tico Loco

    So you’re sayin Rush ain’t down with dark butts? Nor the light butts? Just no butts.

    Hey more for us!

    Just do you Rush, I’m not mad homie.

  • amar

    i agree with russ and as for why he’s so insecure bout this, i think it’s pretty expected

    unfortunately a lot of societies are still pretty intolerant of itnerracial couples. Sure, in most places it’s no longer banned…or illegal or whatever. But it’s still pretty looked down upon and is RELATIVELY rare. Not just in the U.S. either.

    so russ’s insecurity about the whole thing is warranted. I think he should just say “I don’t give a fuck” and get on with banging white models though. Who gives a fuck?

    • FlapJack

      I’m so sick of everyone apologizing all the time. For what? You did such and such for a reason, so what’s the reason?

      You don’t need to apologize.
      People are not that judgemental, and if they are, fuck em.
      Be a man.

  • Matt Herbz

    Man, what the fuck does a bunch of broke-ass bitches on a gossip site have to say about a nigga they’re never gonna get with? The same shit happened to me in 2006 when I was spotted leaving a well-known Atlanta nightspot with Stacey Dash. She was fresh off her divorce and I was just fresh, period. Next thing you know, them media take-out hoes were talking shit about my girl like what the fuck she sees in me and how she’s gonna explain that shit to her kids. I logged on to that shit and posted my resume and them bitches “got it.” Soon, I had about 45 emails from lonely ass computer-addict bitches telling me I should stop by their spot and hit their spot. I was like “Fuck nah, that shit’d be all over the internet in about 6 hours. If I wanted to fuck Sandra Rose, I’d fuck her. The fuck I want a wanna-be ass Sandra Rose for?” Them bitches quit writing me after that.

    –Matt Herbz–

    • ATLatino

      Bullshit Stacey Dash in Sidelines?

  • sealsaa

    Lol @ Nicole Richie’s escape from Awschwitz.
    I concur. The same dark butts that question the “self love” of rich black men who only date white women are the SAME ones who have their hands out for half of your shit when its time to call it quits. Rush can afford not to give a fuck what they think about him, and shouldn’t pay them any mind. Never been into snow bunnies myself, i’m more into brown butt (spanish).

  • Billy X. Sunday

    Nah’Right circuit >>> Global Grind network

  • droopey

    Man talk about Halle Berry!

    I only saw her husband yesterday. and hes WHITE!

    Kinda disappointed me but at the same time I thought maybe all the black folk equal to her are rappers/actors and what have yous.

    We need more doctors, lawyers, basically more corporate white collar brothers!

    • BIGNAT

      i heard that she not with dude she just wanted him for his sperm hahahahaha

  • og bobby j

    Just face it…black chicks are less attractive than white chicks….unless they got white features…good hair, lighter skin etc.

  • geico lizard

    Bossip,mediatakeout and sandrarose are full of black women who hate to see a black man happy. When a black man is photographed smiling they instantly say he must be gay. They showed a picture of stacey dash and her white husband and the caption below said”she couldnt wait forever black men” but when its russell simmons looking happy with blondie on his arm on the beach the caption is “blood diamond russ has a new white jumpoff”. They give black women a medal for dating outside their race but they say black men who do it are weak or gay. That is a fucking bullshit double standard. You should be for mixed couples completely or against it completely but some black women want to change the rules when it benefits them. (No AC360 on knowing any of those sites exist)

  • geico lizard

    “If I wanted to fuck Sandra Rose, I’d fuck her.” Matt you would be a pimp if you talk her into that because all the rumors say she is a lesbian.

  • Worley

    The problem with “interracial” dating is it usually means some black or brown person dating a white person or someone much lighter than them. How come you don’t see blacks or other minorities with persons of other races with dark skins? And why does “interracial” dating usually mean dating a white person? The circumstance suggests a transparent Europhilia/self-hate that cannot be denied.

    Read “The Possessive Investment in Whiteness” by George Lipsitz and “Whiteness as Property” by Cheryl Harris.

    • amar

      props to dj kahled and rick ross for not only being one of few black-arabic couples, but man-on-man and fatass-on-fatass on top of that.

      yeah that whole foxy brown thing was a coverup (even though she got a dick too, but taht’s another blog comment)

    • amar

      another blog comment:

      foxxy brown got a dick.

    • El Tico Loco

      Other races with dark skin won’t deal with Black people especially the American ones. And some people get the whole nationality and race thing mixed. For example there’s people (mainly Black Americans)that think they are in interracial relationships because their significant other is from another country like D.R., or Panama when they just happen to be a Black person that speaks a different language have kids and tell them that they’re interracial kids. Then there’s those who do go for White but are so self concious about it that they justify it by saying “oh she’s actually Italian” or some crap like that.

  • No Mames Buey

    ^because the US is a majority non-latino/anglo white country, logically the majority of interracial relationships involve whites.

    it does seem that there is a decent amount of latino-asian, latino-black, black-asian, etc relationships.


    “Does this mean Rush is about to become that much more emboldened about expressing his lust for the white man’s most prized possession?” a white man’s most prized possession is his wealth and power in the world. i want his wealth fuck his bitches who needs them especially if you want the waif thin ones. most of those models look like skinny boys. the have no tits no ass what can you see in them. the only chick i had in my life that wore size 0 jeans had to buy size 5 and have the waist taken in. the reason her ass was to big for zero but her waist was real small. i fuck with girls of any race but i am always going thicker than slimmer. hip pointers ribs showing and hitting tailbone when you trying fuck from the back is not my idea of a good night

  • Vicious Seiger

    I wish more black men would just own up to liking more than just chocolate. Just because a black man likes white women doesn’t mean he doesn’t like black women. Sexy is Sexy. Jessica Alba and Jessica Biel would get from me just as fast as Zoe Saldana [New Uhura] and Sanaa Lathan would. People love to project their own insecurities on others. If you like one particular type of woman then F&*K what anyone thinks. Isaac Hayes said it best DO YOUR THING. I mean my main man and I disagree on what’s sexy all the time. He likes plump [FAT] white girls and I like petite short latin women. People period need to be true to there ownselves and pursue what pleases you. If you like a punk rock mohawk sporting tatteted up white girl go for it. If you like dark black woman who sport platinum blond hair go for it. If you like 20 year woman who dress like 11 year old school girls then go for it. Life is too short to be worrying about someone else’s opinion esp. if they aren’t f$%cking you!

  • FlapJack

    Well don’t post my shit then..

  • http://xxl All Dae

    Exacly…whole post on point. Rich or poor who cares what others think of you.

  • allnice

    Tall and skinny white and asian chicks only for me. Black girls….been there done that. Caribbean broads are wassup though but I would still choose white and asian over them.

  • Ike Turner

    I just like fly women! Period!