Raven Symone Explains Why She’s Not African-American & Talks News Anchor’s Michelle Obama Insult

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Raven Symone‘s been causing a lot of controversy lately, but now she’s trying to clarify the racial comments that had people raising their eyebrows.

In an interview with E! News, Raven discussed the comments that made her an instant trending topic, including her defense of a news anchor who insulted Michelle Obama, as well as the time she told Oprah she doesn’t think of herself as an African-American.

On defending a Univision host’s comments about Michelle Obama looking like “part of the cast of Planet of the Apes:”

“I don’t think I was defending. I think he got fired for a reason. It was very distasteful what he said, it was very distasteful. And I don’t believe she looks like one at all. I don’t believe she should’ve been casted, but I do know that a lot of people I know have…

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