Stacey Dash can't even count on her own family to back her up when she makes crazy statements. The Clueless actor's cousin Damon Dash is as confused as we are as to what makes her tick.
When asked about her comments during a recent interview with Boyce Watkins, Dash was incredibly blunt. “You know, I’m used to it," he said. "Stacey is always going to say something that evokes an emotion, especially when it comes to the culture…its annoying having a cousin that looks like that, and has an opinion and works for Fox News,” he joked.
Damon has a theory about why Stacey says the things she does, like yesterday's statement that Black History Month and BET should be abolished. “I think Fox pays her to say that s**t, that’s it," he said bluntly. "I know how Fox is. You know how manipulative they are. I think they wanted her to do something that would invoke conversation and she did it. I’m quite sure it wasn’t done for free.”
Dame went on to speculate that if her comments had been made on a different platform, perhaps they would have been received differently. “She didn’t have to say it like that, or there…I would have way preferred, if she had that opinion, to say it on BET, or have a conversation with someone Black…and let someone Black have a conversation back with her as opposed to some white man nodding his head.”
After wishing his cousin Stacey a happy birthday, Dame fired one last shot: “It really isn’t the best thing to hear Dash associated with coonin’, you know what I’m saying. It’s funny man, but it is what it is, that’s my life.”
When asked about possibly having a one-on-one debate with his cousin, Dash refused. “You don’t want to see that. I wouldn’t even do that to her, that’s my cousin…I can’t even really go so hard on her but I do [make] her aware of my perspective, from one Democrat to a Republican.”
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