Regina King Says 'Boyz N The Hood' Role Stereotyped Her


Regina King Says ‘Boyz N The Hood’ Role Stereotyped Her

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Photo Credit: Instagram

Photo Credit: Instagram

By: Amanda Anderson-Niles

Actress Regina King earned her very first Emmy earlier this year, but the award isn’t slowing down her ambition in the least bit.

Regina feels she has much more to achieve in the business, but she hasn’t forgotten about her earlier roles.

In fact, although she was grateful for her role in “Boyz N The Hood,” it did come with a price.

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  1. julyol1972

    December 19, 2015 at 6:03 pm

    I’m really glad she recognized what was happening and took another direction, because she is excellent in American Crime and in The Leftovers.

  2. Old School

    December 19, 2015 at 6:07 pm

    All black actors go through this unfortunately. I’m glad she was able to find management who could help her find creative roles.

  3. Lauren

    December 19, 2015 at 6:10 pm

    She’s such a great actress.

    • Anonymous

      December 19, 2015 at 6:33 pm

      Yeah her and Viola are dope af. They get busy.

  4. Peachy

    December 19, 2015 at 6:19 pm

    Well this explains why she’s moved on to more diverse roles. She’s killing it too.

  5. Fashionista

    December 19, 2015 at 6:26 pm


  6. Gloria

    December 19, 2015 at 7:22 pm

    She’s beautiful. Great actor.

  7. The Truth

    December 19, 2015 at 9:28 pm

    She’s a smart woman.

  8. Mel

    December 20, 2015 at 11:25 am

    Such a class act.

  9. C Sutton

    December 21, 2015 at 2:22 pm

    All of the above comments say it so well. I totally agree.

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