Comedian D.L. Hughley Says Black Women Are Angry ‘All The Time’

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By: Amanda Anderson-Niles

What’s with all these black comedians dissing black women every chance they get? Oh wait, perhaps that’s just a generalization. Kind of like the same generalization D.L. Hughley made the other day about black women. It’s no secret that D.L. doesn’t seem to have the nicest things to say about black women, as he has made ridiculous comments before. But now he caused more outraged for comments he made in a recent interview. According to D.L., black women are the angriest group of people he’s ever seen in his life. Yes, D.L. thinks most black women are nothing but neck rolling, hands on hip, and masculine angry females. Interestingly enough, D.L. is married to a black woman. So we do have to wonder how she feels about her husband thrashing black women in his interviews. Oh, and I thought I read somewhere that he has two black daughters as well.

Anyway, in a recent interview with Michelle Martin of NPR, he says (when the topic of his issues with black women came up):

MARTIN: …black women is – the only black woman you could be married to is your wife.
MARTIN: Because…
HUGHLEY: Because…
MARTIN: …black women are so messed up? I mean what – or because she’s so great?I mean I’m sure she’s great but…
HUGHLEY: Well, in her ability to kind of tolerate my – it’s her ability to tolerate me, A) and B) I’ve never met an angrier group of people. Like black women are angry just in general. Angry all the time. My assessment, out of, just in my judgment, you either are in charge or they’re in charge, so there’s no kind of day that you get to rest(ph).
MARTIN: I have to ask whether is it because black women are an easy target?
MARTIN: And so you can say these things because nobody is going to…
HUGHLEY: Do you think black women are an easy target?
MARTIN: Well, I mean I’m thinking you or – one of the ways you came to public attention is your defense of Don Imus for calling the Rutgers women’s basketball team nappy headed ho’s…
MARTIN: …and I understand that your defense was free speech, which I think many people understand. But if you think he’d said that about another group of women, that that would’ve been considered funny?
HUGHLEY: I can’t, really, that’s like, I can’t disprove or prove a negative, but I can say this: that I have defended any number, I have defended Michael Richards for the N-word. I’ve defended Tracy Morgan for his comments. I defended Rush Limbaugh. You know, to me, you know, what people are talking about has never really kind of worked its way into my mindset. It is the idea that they have the right to say it. So I think that’s really kind of an unfair – optically, that looks different than the way I see things. But…
HUGHLEY: …I don’t think black women are easy targets at all. I respect them great – a great deal. I think that to pretend like I don’t see things the way that I do is to do a disservice to them.

It’s also clear that D.L. has issues with all women. Even his daughters:

MARTIN: You don’t like women?
HUGHLEY: I don’t like the way they process – no, I don’t. I enjoy their company. I do not like the way that they reason. You can’t understand them.
MARTIN: Well, for a man who has been married for 26 years and has two daughters – you have three children overall, two daughters and a son – you don’t think you’ve figured it out?
HUGHLEY: Do you think any man has figured it out? Anyone? Anyone? Name me a man who says I’ve figured women out, I got it.My daughters, who I love immensely, are so certain, like if a man can have a face only a mother can love, then women can have personalities only fathers can love.


  1. F-ck him. I’m so tired of some of the black comedians telling black women about who we are. His wife should be ashamed of her ridiculous her husband sounds.

  2. He must be having personal issues with his wife and his daughters. He sounds real salty. Don’t take your issues out on all black women. We’re not all the same. No one is.

  3. Oh here we go. D.L. is still shucking and jiving I see. What a coon. I’m baffled as to how he even got any woman to marry him.

  4. I don’t really care what any black man thinks about black women. At the end of the day, it hasn’t hampered my success any. He doesn’t deserve the post or attention UB,

  5. hmph this makes u wonder what the DL means in HUGHLEY???!!! Any man that professes so much dislike for women in general is a down low brother and he is mad he still has to be married and can’t PURSUE his true destiny to be PLUNGED in the booty shoot….(yawns)….next>>>>

  6. You know what kills me is that not only do other race feed into that sterotype but we have to deal with this b-ll sh-t from our male counterparts. Why do black comedians think they can tell me how angry I am or how to date a blk man. Maybe i should think like a man and tell you how pathetic you are!

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