Dawn Richard Clapped Back At BET Over Ariana Grande Comparison

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Danity Kane’s Dawn Richard checked BET on social media following a tweet that she thought was disrespectful. The singer is an expert at slaying on Instagram along with her prime mannequin pictures, continues to promote information along with her hit woman group, and has been working diligently on non-music-related tasks, however her ponytail caught the eye of the community. In a since-deleted tweet, BET wrote, “Not solely is Ariana Grande probably the most adopted particular person on Instagram now, however her newest ponytail is popping up on the heads of celebs like Dawn Richard! How do you’re feeling concerning the look?”

“What actually makes me unhappy is that @BET has by no means supported my music or that I’m a black girl attempting to interrupt limitations for girls in animation,” Dawn responded in a tweet. “Or that I’ve labored on advancing tech through VR and augmented actuality. But you put up a few ponytail I wore weeks in the past and have already worn. Stop pitting females towards one another. And cease disrespecting black girls by making them out to be followers once they have led in most all pivotal moments in society.”

“I simply wish to thoughts my enterprise. Hydrate. And do groundbreaking s**t that pushes black artists and girls ahead throughout the board,” Richard continued. “Please depart me out of the dumb s**t.”

Earlier this month, BET confronted backlash on social media after a tweet went out on their account shading Nicki Minaj following Cardi B.’s win on the Grammys for Best Rap Album“Meanwhile, Nicki Minaj is being dragged by her lacefront,” BET wrote in a tweet that was later deleted. The community apologized for the tweet after Nicki shared with fans that Young Money would now not take part within the BET Experience or award present.