‘SOME PEOPLE LOOK LIKE ANIMALS’: Black Actress Has No Problem With Saying Michelle Obama Looks Like An Ape

Published on March 18, 2015


Raven-Symone, child star of The Cosby Show, seemed to be the only one on The View that didn’t think the comments were racist.

“He said that he voted for her later,” the actress who played Olivia on “The Cosby Show” said. “I don’t think he was saying it racist.”

“Michelle, don’t fire me from this right now,” Symoné said, joking about the first lady’s possible role in Figueroa’s firing. “Some people look like animals. Is that rude? I look like a bird! So can I be mad if somebody calls me Toucan Sam?”

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