Question Exisiting: Kandi, Tamar, Evelyn & Chrissy Role Models?

Hello Beautiful People,
        I had to share a cover that has been circulating the social sites and has everyone asking the same question, what has prompted Vibe to stamp these ladies as society’s new role models? Clearly based on their popularity due to their reality show status Vibe figured they could sell more mags and get more attention like this. Good job because you’ve gotten my attention. I don’t pride myself on tearing anyone down and I won’t start now but I’d like for everyone whether you’re fans of these ladies or not to really think about the fact that our youth are really looking to these ladies as the benchmark to living life. Underdressed, acting spoiled, aggressive, and basically living life without a care in the world… at least for the cameras. What reality shows never show is the real life that they truly live, for ratings we see the fights, the parties, and the over the top. That right there isn’t reality. 

On another note in keeping with my beauty and fashion sense I love these ladies shoes and the pencil skirt on Evelyn. Makeup on all these ladies are beautiful so kudos to the makeup artist on set.


See how these ladies answered the question in the Vibe Magazine article below “Do any of you see yourselves as role models?”

Chrissy: I guess if somebody is afraid to speak their mind and wanna stand up for themselves, then yes. I want people to realize that they can have whatever they want. You can be respected in your relationship exactly the way you want to be. It’s up to you to go get it. Some of the stuff is a little heavy, but you’re not going to be exposed to crazy situations in life just by watching reality TV. You can go to the corner store and see crazy shit going on. You can go to school and see crazy shit. Don’t put it all on me.


Kandi: You would never imagine how many people come up to me on the street: “How could you be a part of that? It’s a disgrace to Black people.” I’m on a show called Real Housewives and I’m not married so I guess I represent single mothers out there who are handling their business and trying to take things to the next level. So when people say, “You shouldn’t be on the show, it’s like, “Well, who do you want to go on there? More people you don’t like?”


Evelyn: As a parent I didn’t raise my daughter to look up to somebody on TV as a role model. I want her to look up to her mother, her family as role models. Also, I have nieces who watch the show and love it. So I’m stuck between a rock and a hard place because I’m being me but now I’m coming to the realization that I can’t do… I wouldn’t want my nine-year-old watching this, but their parents do. So I said to myself recently, “Young girls are watching the show. I really need to check myself.” Before reality TV was what it was, I had full control over my daughter’s television because you never know what they’re showing. Every parent isn’t like that. It’s not for me to judge but we’re talking a lot about sex; sometimes there are sexy scenes. I think it’s a little inappropriate, but regardless, I don’t think children should be looking up to reality TV stars as role models.

For more of the article check it out here


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