By: Amanda Anderson-Niles
Our favorite twins Tamera and Tia Mowry sat down for an intense segment of OWN’s “Where Are They Now?” The segment aired last Friday and everyone is still talking about it because the twins got pretty raw about the online comments made regarding their marriages.
Tamera actually broke down in tears because she says she constantly reads racist comments regarding her interracial marriage to FOX News correspondent Adam Housley. Adam has even dragged multiple people on Twitter in defense of his wife and their marriage, but Tamera claims the remarks she’s read online have really hurt her immensely.
“See this is where I get emotional because it’s hurtful. Because one my husband and I are so openly fine with showing his love. Love. But people choose to look past love and spew hate. That’s what hurts me because I’ve never experienced so much hate ever in my life. Ever.
“I get called white man’s whore. The new one was back in the day you cost $300 but now you’e giving it to him for free. Like, stuff that me as a person could never even fathom, like I can’t even think of the words. And only because it’s really hard for me to think of it because I’m a product of it. My mom is a beautiful black woman and my dad is an amazing white man. And I grew up seeing a family. I didn’t grow up seeing, [oh a n*gger with a white person]. So it’s very shocking to go through this.”
Tamera even says through tears it hurts when people compare her to her sister Tia and say she’s blacker than her because she married a black man:
“This is the big one. They say, ‘Oh Tia is a true black woman because she married a black man.’ I’m less of a black person because I married white?”
That’s when Tia adds that she actually gets told on social media that her sister Tamera did it right by marrying a white man:
“I get the opposite actually. I’ve had people say that [looks at Tamera] you’ve done it right by marrying a white man.”
Regardless of how upsetting it is to read the ignorant comments, Tamera says she’s still proud of her relationship with Adam:
“I love my husband so much. I love our family. I love our dynamic. I proud to be in the relationship that I am because it’s based on love. Pure love.”
Tamera and Tia aren’t the only celebs speaking out on harsh comments on the internet. Recently, Ciara expressed her frustration as well. Check out the emotional video below: