Actor Taye Diggs claims he has developed a complex about dating White women—and he believes Black women are to blame.
During an interview with Red Pill Podcast, the Rent actor relayed he feels all conflicted about pursuing White women and believes Black women led to such inner turmoil. In 2003, Diggs married his former Rent co-star Idina Menzel.
“To this day, I still get, ‘I thought you only like White girls?’” he told host Van Lathan. “It doesn’t matter how I explain myself. There’s always going to be someone talking.”
“Deep down inside [there’s resentment],” the 47-year-old continued. “I don’t wanna say I suppress it, but I just watch it. When it happens to you personally, even though you understand the logic, there’s trauma there.”
Diggs’ current girlfriend is biracial model and actress Amanza Smith, but he said he’s unsure if he’ll be able to date White again.
“I don’t know if I can ever mess with a White girl now,” he added. “I don’t like that. That goes against who I am as a person. I feel like I’ve had to deal with that so long it has changed what I think I like, what I’m attracted to.”