Naya Rivera made a controversial comment about showering when she appeared as a guest host on “The View” Tuesday. When she said that she does not shower every day, and that it’s “such a white people thing,” Twitter users remarked that ex-fiancé Big Sean essentially dodged a bullet by ending their relationship in April.
Soon after her split with Big Sean, Rivera hooked up with actor Ryan Dorsey, who is white. “I have to say I have a theory about showering, [which] is that I think that white people shower a lot more than ethnics,” Rivera said on the show, according to Us Weekly. “I feel like showering more than once a day or every day is such a white people thing.”
— The View (@TheView) January 13, 2015
When Rosie O’Donnell said she wanted to “dispute that” and pointed out that a black woman in the audience had gasped at her proclamation, Rivera tried to backtrack. The "Glee" actress, 28, mentioned that her mother is half-black and half-Puerto Rican and that her mom “showers every day,” but then she returned to her original statement about daily hygiene.
“But I can say that I am now married to a white man and he showers a lot. Like, a lot -- two, three times a day. I'm like, 'What are you doing?'” She claimed dermatologists said people are not supposed to shower every day, which is something Buzzfeed reported Monday, but the apparent damage had already been done.
Thousands of Twitter users slammed the star and many said they understood why Big Sean didn’t want to be with her anymore. The rapper, whose real name is Sean Michael Anderson, is now with tiny pop diva Ariana Grande. It’s a relationship change that Twitter users agreed with after Rivera’s shower comment. Some of their messages have been listed below:
If Naya Rivera really only bathes (shower or bath) every 3 days, Big Sean won by not marrying her
— The Only One (@diszy2011) January 14, 2015
This is why big sean left u for a toddler RT @NayaRivera: When you get out of the shower today, get a sense of humor. Love ya!
— Leonye (@molleethemaid) January 13, 2015
Anything to stay in Hollyweird right? I guess Big Sean dodged a rocket launcher. http://t.co/3YzwhjAWKu
— Afrobeats is trash (@DoNotSteele) January 13, 2015
Naya Rivera said ethnic people shower less than white people? You really did dodge a bullet @BigSean
— Taylor (@BackTAYreality) January 13, 2015
I just read Naya Rivera comment on the view when she said white people shower more than "ethnic" ppl... Exactly why Big Sean left u hoe
— Siddity Neesh (@Notorious_Neesh) January 14, 2015
Despite the backlash, Rivera doesn't seem phased.
When you get out of the shower today, get a sense of humor. Love ya!
— Naya Rivera Dorsey (@NayaRivera) January 13, 2015
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