Actress Raven-Symoné has split with her girlfriend Az Marie Livingston after revealing she could no longer look past her “ghetto-sounding” name. “I felt like I was being a bit hypocritical,” Raven said of dating Az Marie, while admitting she has issues with ghetto-sounding names. ” specials, adding, “I am proud to be who I am and what I am. Raven-Symoné made the comments after the show played video of a popular You Tube video making fun of fictional and outlandish African-American names.
Well, don't these two look like they're having a blast?!
Raven-Symoné stepped out with rumored girlfriend Az Marie Livingston Monday at Ludacris' Labor Day charity event, Luda Day Weekend Celebrity Pool Party, in Atlanta, Ga. @everyonewhoturnedup yesssss," she wrote Monday evening. The She later clarified her tweet in an exclusive statement to E!
I asked her to change her name if she wanted to remain in this relationship, but apparently a name is more important than being with me.
“Just to bring it back, can we take back ‘racist’ and say ‘discriminatory’? And I am very discriminatory against words like the ones that they were saying in those names,” she said while laughing.
"I don’t need language; I don't need a categorizing statement for it,” she said. I want to be labeled a human who loves humans.” "I'm in an amazing, happy relationship with my partner, a woman," she added.