Ochocinco Talks Dating and Addresses Black Women

Ever since charismatic Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chad "Ochocinco" Johnson danced his butt off on "Dancing with the Stars" earlier this year, he's been a hot topic on the small screen (aside from his NFL career) -- so it was inevitable that he would get his own reality show. In "Ochocinco: The Ultimate Catch" on VH1, the Miami native searches for love, but not everyone loves the women he has chosen. Some Black women feel snubbed, but Ochocinco doesn't understand why. He spoke with ESSENCE.com about dating and how he really feels about Black women. Here's what you had to say: Black commented: "We as Black men need to take care of our sistas because if we do not it reflects badly on our manhood...so man up." N wrote: "Self-hatred is alive and well. These Black men just don't get it. They all want a so-called exotic looking, pale skin [woman] as long as she doesn't look like their mother or sister."
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