Shannon Sharpe Responds After Being Called Out for “Never Dating Black Women”

"I don’t date for approval."

by Jessica Bennett, November 27, 2017

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Shannon Sharpe has proven himself to be a pretty woke individual, regularly discussing race and social injustice as they relate to mainstream sports on Fox Sports 1’s Undisputed. He’s been a vocal supporter of Colin Kaepernick and several other players using their position for the greater good, but one follower just can’t accept Sharpe’s pro-Black stance while dating non-Black women.

Twitter user Cynthia G called out Sharpe and LaVar Ball for dating and marrying White women while still receiving praise from the Black community, suggesting that Black women who date outside of their race, such as Serena Williams and Halle Berry, are shamed for doing so.

While LaVar Ball may just have more important things to worry about right now, Sharpe took the time to respond to the tweet, letting the follower know that he isn’t seeking approval from anyone and will date whom he chooses.

Does Cynthia have a point? Sound off below! 

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