by Staff, YourBlackWorld.net
Star Jones has had enough with Basketball Wives and is launching a campaign against it. After seeing recent episodes where women such as Evelyn Lozada have been fighting (with Evelyn climbing across the table to attack a woman), Jones says that it’s time to turn the corner on the destructive nature of the show.
Jones has this to say about the matter:
“It may be ‘comfortable’ to be quiet when women of color slap the crap out of each other & run across tables barefoot, but #ENOUGHisENOUGH.”
“About to put together a group of sisters to finally ‘tell the truth’ about the image of women of color in the media,” she said.
Star made reference to a recent episode, where Jennifer Williams was slapped. Williams has decided to file suit against those involved, rather than responding with additional violence.
“And the thought that the woman from #BBW who was smacked doesn’t have the RIGHT to file assault charges is LUDICROUS! You NEVER give up your right not to have your ‘person’ intentionally assaulted unless you are participating in an agreed physical activity,” Star went on to write.
Star then issued a call to other women with platforms to support her movement.
“I’m asking all my high profile, platform having conscientious sisters who STAND FOR SOMETHING to just say #ENOUGHisENOUGH & call folk out! Be mad. But think about what I said. WE ARE BETTER than that. You’re either part of the problem or part of the solution.”