Gilbert Arenas Is Catching Hell for Asking If Anyone Can Name a Beautiful Black Woman With 'African Features'?

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA - AUGUST 18:  NBA player Gilbert Arenas (R) attends the 1st Annual Athletes VS Cancer Celebrity Flag Football Game on August 18, 2013 in Pacific Palisades, California.  (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)

Gilbert Arenas Is Catching Hell for Asking If Anyone Can Name a Beautiful Black Woman With 'African Features'?

"Not brown skin...but Tyrese black," the former NBA All-Star said.

Published April 14, 2017

Gilbert Arenas is catching all kinds of hell on social media right now for taking to his Instagram account and asking, "Can you name a beautiful black woman on the outside? Not brown skin ... like Tyrese black."

The former NBA All-Star made his comment, sliding into the post of an IG account called "Problkthought," which stated, "Your African features are all you need for attractiveness. Never tell yourself or let anyone tell you that in order to be attractive you must be mixed."

And this fool actually had the nerve to say Lupita Nyong'o is "cute when the lights are off."

Shaking our heads...

Arenas later apologized to "all shades of Black women," but by then Twitter and IG were done with him.

Here's No Chill Gil's full statement followed by how social media blasted him for his ridiculous, blasphemous thoughts and the people not here for his apology. Somebody at Instagram needs to shut down his account for good.

[Warning: Some tweets contain profanity].

  1. Gilbert Arenas's Thoughts On Black Women Are Disgraceful

    Someone take #GilbertArenas phone 😩😩 Swipe Right😩

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    Straight from #GilbertArenas 👀 Swipe Left Thoughts?

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    And the Internet didn't hesitate blasting him for these comments.

  2. Upon Reading his comments, Black Twitter was like ...

    Ethering a former NBA All-Star in 3, 2, 1...

  3. Black Women Were Quick to Clap Back

    Talk to him!

  4. And Black Men Weren't Having it

    "I love my beautiful Black women." Did you hear that, Gil?

  5. And The net had LeBron like ...

    Savannah James is definitely a queen!

  6. Gilbert and Tyrese might be plotting a supergroup out here

    Good grief!

  7. One person chimed in with this

    Some truth in this or nah?

  8. People were also quick to drag Gil's Children Into This

    He should be ashamed of himself.

  9. And people weren't about to let that Lupita slander slide

    Seriously, what was he thinking?

  10. And then there's this ...


  11. The ProBlkThought IG Account Made Sure Gil Had To Hold These Ls

    Beautiful! #DarkSkinBlackWomen!

  12. After all the slander, Arenas did try to apologize

    You buying this?

  13. But by then, people were all the way done with him and his messy thoughts

    In other words, apology not accepted.

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Allen Berezovsky/WireImage)


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