Ice-T Claps Back To Defend His Wife After Black Women Came For Her
ILOSM fam,’ in the world of social media, the word, “viral,” is the only place where that is a good thing, other than that, no one wants to catch anything ‘viral.’ But in some cases, going viral can be all bad for the actual person of interest in the viral online post. That was the case for Ice-T’s wife, Coco. The other day her Instagram video went viral, but probably not in the way she was hoping for.
Coco’s Post Pissed Off Many Black Women
Coco apparently had an appointment with her hairstylist, who hooked her up with some long, flowing cornrows/braids that she couldn’t wait to display on Instagram. The problem for many came in when Coco posted a video showing off her braids and referred to them as “Da Coco swoop” braids:
My new braids! I call um Da Coco Swoop.. I wanted a little change up for the Summer Thank you to my honey bun @therealmisssmod always doing a great job with my braids (2am on Snapchat..Search Coco to find me) Oh and by the way.. I name all the braid styles I do even hair styles with no braids .. Its a cute thing I do.. I have many weird Coco-isms do
Fans Slam Her
There were many fans who applauded Coco’s braided hairdo. However, many African American fans were offended by Coco’s renaming of the braided ‘do. They felt as though she, as a Caucasian woman, was participating in cultural appropriation, and accused her of acting as if she created the style by renaming it after herself. One fan even referred to Coco’s ‘do as the “Lemonade,” referencing Beyonce’s side swooped braids in her video:
Ice-T Claps Back
After Ice-T caught wind of the virtual beatdown his wife of 15 years was receiving, he didn’t hesitate to step up for his lady. When a fan indirectly threw a jab at Ice T for ‘allowing’ his wife to believe it’s okay to participate in cultural appropriation, he replied with this:
Wrong for what? Braiding her hair?? You sound Dumb. https://t.co/fcyJ4ZEs0u
— ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) July 17, 2017
ILOSM family who do you think went too far: Coco or the fans?
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