Commentary: Ochocinco Catches Few Black Women

Black women had their panties in a bunch this past Sunday watching Chad Ochocinco on VH1, and within reason. VH1's newest reality dating series "Ochocinco:The Ultimate Catch," starring the Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad Ochocinco Johnson premiered Sunday. Like his predecessors, Flavor Flav and Ray J, Ochocinco is using cameras and "unscripted" television to look for love, and for 90 minutes, as a Black woman, I felt like the show was a slap in the face... Here's what you had to say: Deidre commented via Facebook: "I see nothing wrong with the show or how he interacts with the Black women on it. I am a Black woman and if you ask me, the rumor is just that, a rumor." Lillian wrote via Facebook: "I definitely wonder sometimes why famous Black men seem to be attracted mainly to women that are super light skinned or White."



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