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Jada Pinkett Smith Says Blonde White Women ‘Trigger’ Her

The star of 'Girls Trip' and 'Madagascar' revealed her rather curious struggle with bias — 'I've had to catch myself'

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“Bad Moms” and “Girls Trip” star Jada Pinkett Smith (pictured above right) has revealed that white women with blonde hair are one of her “triggers.”

“I do have my own biases, specifically with blonde women,” the actress said on a new episode of her Facebook show “Red Table Talk” on Monday.

“Blonde hair on white women just triggers me, and I’ve had to catch myself.”

The discussion on the episode was with Jada Pinkett Smith’s mother, Adrienne Banfield-Jones. When her mother asked whether the actress had been mistreated by blonde white women in her past, the “Gotham” star revealed she was teased throughout her childhood by women bearing that description.

Pinkett Smith, who shares two children with her husband, Will Smith, said that her bias has actually affected her work in the past.

“I was going to do an interview with this blonde woman and I thought twice about it,” she said. “I thought, ‘I don’t know if I want to do that.’ That was my first instinct because of how she looked! And I was like, ‘Oh! That’s no different.’ That doesn’t give me the right to clump all blonde women in one.”

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The actress then added, “And look at me, I got blonde hair!”

Jada Pinkett Smith, 47, is most well-known for starring in such hit films as “The Matrix Reloaded,” “Collateral” and the “Madagascar” movies.

She has also starred in television shows like “Gotham” and “Hawthorne.”

The actress also revealed during the episode that she has dealt with racism when it comes to the police.

“I remember going to Virginia Beach. Remember when they had the riots?” she said to her mother. “I was there by myself — terrified — trying to get back to my hotel.”

She continued, “I will never forget, there were these two white officers. I was like, ‘I’m just trying to get down the street so I can get to my hotel’ and they said, ‘You better get your n***** b**** a** off this street right now.'”

Childhood teasing and racism are things no person should ever have to endure — but neither are an excuse for waving off literally millions of people.

Pinkett Smith’s “bias” toward white women with blonde hair is based on the same logic racists have used to justify their prejudices toward non-white people.

It’s good to see she recognizes the bias and is dealing with it, but it is still shocking to find out the things that “trigger” leftists these days.

Is there anything leftists are not triggered by at this point?

For more on Jada Pinkett Smith and her talk show, check out the video below:

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