That's Racist!

Written by budiyanto on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 6:07 PM

Tennis player Caroline Wozniacki accused of 'racist' impersonation of Serena Williams by stuffing bra and pants
Caroline Wozniacki has been accused of doing a 'racist' impersonation of fellow tennis player Serena Williams after stuffing her bra and shorts.

At a recent exhibition against Maria Sharapova in Brazil, the former world No. 1 stuffed courtside towels down her kit to replicate the body of the curvaceous Grand Slam champion.

But now the 22-year-old Dane, whose boyfriend golfer Rory McIlroy was in the crowd, has now been accused of racism by some observers.
Caroline Wozniaki and Serena Williams
Compare to the real thing:

OK, it's a little over-exaggeration.
On Tumblr, one blogger wrote: 'This isn’t “harmless fun” as one article described it. its racist. out and outright racism. mocking and making fun of the bodies of black women for a laugh? real funny, stupid white girl. real real funny.'
Are we saying that making fun of anyone's fat ass is racist?  Do only black women have big asses? I refuse to give up making fun of Rosie O'Donnel's.

Another blogger pointed out: 'It may have been done in “jest,” but I love how people can can turn a black woman’s body and sexuality into a caricature. However, we should not have the autonomy to celebrate any successes of our own.
Huh? I steadfastly maintain the autonomy to celebrate any successes of my own. 

While on feministing.com, an article read: 'Given the history and current-day context of racialized standards of beauty, and the hypersexualization of people of color, when a white woman makes fun of a black women’s body, especially in a way that hypersexualizes her and draws on the stereotype of black women’s big butts, it’s racist.'
Did she ever say she was imitating Serena?  I don't think so.  How can you be sure that's what she was doing.  Making the assumption is racist.

Beside's it's back in style again.



That Taj Mahal sure is racist.

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