“The best thing I could have done was get me a white girl with a great family to support her and our relationship,” he concluded.
Social media swirled with reactions to the comment.
The film, with its radical-for-its-time interracial romance, marked the first time a White actress and a Black actor kissed in a major motion picture.
Some movie theaters in the South refused to show it.
“If a community is predominately a certain race and expresses a specific preference, if you don’t fit with the majority, you’ll end up having a horrible experience,” he said.
At the same time, he knew friends who were attracted to men and women outside of their own race, but they felt like it was too taboo to pursue anything because of pressure from parents or other reasons.
The post has since been removed, but Trail asked why wealthy Black athletes marry white women Thursday, March 16.
This is why we bring suitable profiles to our members, delivering 3-7 potential matches a day.He relied on stereotypes to fuel his argument, saying Black wome “are stubborn, closed minded, and always have to argue and be the boss,” as captured in Baller Alert screenshots.After deeming Black women “uncoachable,” Rick added that Black men can’t get peace of mind if they date a woman of their race.And they did everything they could to stop filming,” recalled, Katharine Houghton, the actress who played the female half of the America’s first on screen bi-racial couple.“They kept saying, ‘Nobody’s going to ever come and see this film.We’re going to lose millions of dollars on this film,’” Houghton told the Associated Press in an article celebrating the 50th anniversary of the historic film. The movie made more money for Columbia than any film before it, earned 10 Oscar nominations — winning two — and landed among the 100 greatest movies selected by the American Film Institute.