Raven-Symone tells Oprah i'm not Gay or African American!

Raven-Symone tells Oprah i'm not Gay or African American!

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Actress Raven-Symone has revealed she is not Gay or African American and does not want to be labelled.
Actress Raven-Symone has revealed she is not Gay or African American and does not want to be labelled!
That's what the former "Cosby Show" star told Oprah Winfrey shows on OWN

as she explained why she doesn't like to be labeled as gay or African-American.
Actress Raven confirmed that she's in "an amazing, happy relationship" with her partner, who is a woman, but added that she doesn't "need a categorizing statement for it."
"I don't want to be labeled gay," Raven-Symone said. "I want to be labeled a human who loves humans."

The former Disney and Cosby Show star's sexuality has been in headlines since she tweeted in August 2013 that she was happy for the legalization of gay marriage, as it meant that she could "finally get married!"
But that wasn't exactly a statement on her love life, Raven-Symone told Winfrey. "That was my way of saying I'm proud of the country. ... My mother and people in my family have taught me to keep my personal life to myself as much as possible. I try my best to hold the fence where I can. But I am proud to be who I am and what I am."

That's a funny statement though,obviously not a true one,you say -you finally can get married and then say it had no bearing on the legalization of gay marriages?Common,were not stupid Raven! Anyway moving on...Raven-Symone recalled realizing her sexuality "when I was like 12; I was looking at everything," she said with a laugh. But she added that she "doesn't need language" to explain whom she likes -- or, for that matter, her race.
"I'm tired of being labeled," Raven-Symone told Winfrey. "I'm an American; I'm not an African-American. I'm an American."

Even Oprah looked shocked at this and jokingly asked Raven not to set twitter on fire!
Raven-Symone defended her stance, explaining that she doesn't "know where my roots go to; I don't know how far back they go. I don't know what country in Africa I'm from. But I do know that my roots are in Louisiana. I'm an American, and that's a colorless person, because we're all people. I have lots of things running through my veins."
Winfrey, telling Raven-Symone that she was in for "a lot of flak for saying you're not African-American," gave her another opportunity to be precise about her perspective.
"I don't label myself. What I really mean by that is I'm an American," the actres continued. "I have darker skin. I have a nice, interesting grade of hair. I connect with Caucasian. I connect with Asian. I connect with black. ... I connect with each culture. ... Aren't we all (a melting pot)? Isn't that what America's supposed to be?" 
Too many emphasis placed on race and sexuality..can't we all just live and be what we wanna be?
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