I have no idea what their problem is. Men wear shorts all the time in my country.
Roxane Gay and followers are TRIGGERED by men wearing shorts!
|by Anonymous||reply 143||Last Friday at 9:28 PM|
Roxane, shorts are something men wear when it's warm and usually they are skinny or fit. That's probably why you don't get it.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||10/08/2020|
I'm EXHAUSTED by seeing them! I am so tired can barely bring myself to waddle over to the freezer to shove another gallon of ice cream down my throat!
|by Anonymous||reply 2||10/08/2020|
Who is she, who was she, who does she hope to be?
|by Anonymous||reply 3||10/08/2020|
Yeah, this is a really weird one, what is she insinuating is behind us wearing shorts?
I wear 'em when it's too hot to wear trousers (which is a lot in my country), and I'll admit, I work fucking hard at the gym on my legs, and if I feel good out and about in my shorts showing off my thighs and bum, that's my business.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||10/08/2020|
She's just SO TIRED of this. Why are they doing this to her?
|by Anonymous||reply 5||10/08/2020|
Ignore this fat black lesbo
She just wants attention
And you, OP, are wasting our time
|by Anonymous||reply 6||10/08/2020|
|by Anonymous||reply 7||10/08/2020|
She's miserable and hates absolutely everything.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||10/08/2020|
Ain't that the truth! And then, hating on men wearing shorts is next level! It's so... like, huh?!
|by Anonymous||reply 9||10/08/2020|
Shorts-shaming! Oh, Roxane.
Seriously, she'd be EXHAUSTED by the fatphobia if someone suggested women the size of manatees might not want to wear shorts.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||10/08/2020|
I'm counting down to the moment where she deletes this tweet and posts another claiming exhaustion over everyone else misunderstanding her. Like the other 1042 times.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||10/08/2020|
Her pinned tweet:
"I will say it again. My tweets are not meant to be universal. They will not or cannot account for every reality. if something I say doesn;t include or apply to you that doesn't invalidate your truth."
|by Anonymous||reply 12||10/08/2020|
How do you think Roxane airs out her cooter?
|by Anonymous||reply 13||10/08/2020|
She's probably referring to men wearing them in October in NYC. It was a high of 63 yesterday and only 70 today.
Not really shorts weather.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||10/08/2020|
Anything over 62° F and I’ll be in shorts. This bitch would be horrified at how short my shorts are that I wore today.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||10/08/2020|
Horton hears a.....who?
|by Anonymous||reply 16||10/08/2020|
She lives in Southern California for crying out loud. Shorts central.
Who the fuck is her audience?
|by Anonymous||reply 17||10/08/2020|
Roxxxxxxxxane...you don't have to put on that red dress...
|by Anonymous||reply 18||10/08/2020|
R12, that is exactly right. Very transparent as to why she's pinned that tweet.
I don't get why she's held in such high esteem with her writing, all her arguments are like that, written so she can have it her own way. I read her article on Charlie Hebdo from a few years back. Talk about a whole lot of wasted space saying nothing. Or at least, you could tell she dearly wanted to criticise Charlie Hebdo but spent the whole time going back and forth about how she was all "Je ne suis pas Charlie" but of course people shouldn't be killed, but of course people can be offended, but of course there's nuance etc. It ended up being an article completely about nothing.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||10/08/2020|
R18, apparently Madonna sang that at Roxane when Roxane went to interview her. Roxane "exhaled. This was familiar territory".
|by Anonymous||reply 20||10/08/2020|
She's the size of a goddamn whale!
|by Anonymous||reply 21||10/08/2020|
i THINK THE POINT IS, Maries, men are wearing shorts in cold weather for no reason other than to look like tough machos who is afraid of no cold, but it looks ridiculous to her.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||10/08/2020|
I think the point is Roxane should spend more time worrying about herself than how other people choose to live.
|by Anonymous||reply 23||10/08/2020|
It's fascinating that just a few tweets before she says SHE is wearing shorts!
|by Anonymous||reply 24||10/08/2020|
The thought of Roxane Gay in shorts.... *shudders*
|by Anonymous||reply 25||10/08/2020|
Oh my god R24, that's a great find! And so typical of her, hahaha!
The comments underneath her complaints about shorts are even weirder. All these women saying how "infuriating" it is to see men wear shorts and how they "hate" it... my god, turn that around and have a group of men dictating what women should be wearing and when and maybe they'll understand how they sound.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||10/08/2020|
What the hell is wrong with men wearing shorts? Why are some women "infuriated" by that?
|by Anonymous||reply 27||10/08/2020|
I thought str8 women love to see sexy male legs.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||10/08/2020|
^My straight female friends do. As do I. I have no idea what is wrong with these Twitter bitches. Infuriated is such a weird feeling to have about what others are wearing.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||10/08/2020|
Dykes are so humorless and joyless.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||10/08/2020|
People like Roxane and her followers are so used to rolling their eyes and snarking on things that I think it becomes their first response to everything now.
I'm just still cracking up over her talking about wearing shorts herself and then a mere FIVE hours later is all: "what's up with wearing shorts?" 😂😂😂 It's just... [italic]so[/italic] her!
|by Anonymous||reply 31||10/08/2020|
She would be fucking old enough to remember the 1970's when shorts were generally crutch length. Silly old bag.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||10/08/2020|
[quote] I thought str8 women love to see sexy male legs.
She's not str8.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||10/08/2020|
As if she can talk - why isn't she wearing sleeves down to her hands to hide those hideous tattoo's on her arms?
|by Anonymous||reply 34||10/08/2020|
I wear shorts all year long. I don’t know exactly why. I guess I just don’t see the point in changing to warmer clothes when I’m only walking from my house to the fucking car. I bring a light jacket, though!
Also, if there’s snow on the ground, the bottom of your pants might get wet and gross. No risk of that with shorts unless you slip and fall on your ass.
It’s certainly not to prove I’m macho. How the fuck would I fool anybody with my “Macho shorts” when I’m wearing a Golden Girls shirt along with it?
|by Anonymous||reply 35||10/08/2020|
I think I'd like to be your friend R35 :)
I was born on an island which is pretty cold for about 7-8 months of the year. Many men there wear shorts all year round. I didn't, but I did wear a t-shirt all year round. When you grow up in an environment like that your body is more used to it, plus as R35 says, often you're only outside briefly anyway.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||10/08/2020|
She's just upset our legs are less hairy than hers.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||10/08/2020|
I'm triggered by straight women in short shorts. I fear that I may see a camel toe. Or have nightmares of a camel toe. Or see a standing camel not parked in a camelot. Or seeing a revival of Camelot.
I'm sure in some country in the middle east, she can be traded in for a camel. My question, is it one hump or two?
|by Anonymous||reply 38||10/08/2020|
Not that long ago she told someone "Oh shut up if you can't have fun."
She is the literal embodiment of the phrase: "Do as I say, not as I do."
|by Anonymous||reply 39||10/08/2020|
She sure thinks about men a lot for a dyke. All dykes do actually - it's weird.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||10/08/2020|
So, is she a lesbian then? I had the idea she was bisexual. I know she's with a woman now, but hasn't she spoken a lot in the past how she easily she can "pull dick"?
|by Anonymous||reply 41||10/08/2020|
Bisexual, apparently. She had a thing (or claimed to have a thing) for Channing Tatum.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||10/08/2020|
She's just jealous that the men she sees can expose skin without whaling captains yelling "Thar she blows!" and trying to harpoon them.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||10/09/2020|
Ahh yes, I remember the Channing Tatum thing too, though wasn't sure if that was serious or more like Rosie O'Donnell's Tom Cruise thingy.
There's definitely got to be something like jealousy or other deep-seated issues that cause her to have problems with men wearing shorts. Frankly, half the stuff that exhausts her is kinda petty. Like her acting like well-intentioned people who want to help her out are somehow attacking her. "I don't need advice!" over and over again.
|by Anonymous||reply 44||10/09/2020|
Didn't she mean because it's already cold in NY?
|by Anonymous||reply 45||10/09/2020|
She's not in NY, she's in LA
|by Anonymous||reply 46||10/09/2020|
It doesn't really matter where she means, in my opinion. She should mind her own business, [italic]particularly[/italic] as she wrote not that long before that [italic]she[/italic] was wearing shorts. Let's turn it around on her, what was [italic]she[/italic] trying to prove?
|by Anonymous||reply 47||10/09/2020|
Wait, she’s in LA? Well, now this REALLY makes no fucking sense. Of course everyone is wearing shorts. What the hell were they wearing before, bitch?
I think she just wanted to appeal to her army of joyless lesbians and remembered that it’s now cold in some parts of the country.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||10/09/2020|
I think Army of Joyless Lesbians is going to be my band name.
Or maybe we could just be The Killjoy Kunts?
|by Anonymous||reply 49||10/09/2020|
Wearing shorts is the the manspreading.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||10/09/2020|
WHY IS ROSEANNE GAY TRYING TO KINK SHAME ME FOR WEARING MY KINK FETISH RUBBER SHORTS IN PUBLIC
|by Anonymous||reply 51||10/09/2020|
Go back to Mumsnet, R51.
|by Anonymous||reply 52||10/09/2020|
[quote]Roxane Gay and followers are TRIGGERED by men wearing shorts!
Definitely triggered here.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||10/09/2020|
Tired of this woman directing everything toward herself. Grow the fuck up and deal with your neuroses. The world is not responsible for your myriad of unresolved issues.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||10/09/2020|
Exactly right R54, unfortunately she's made a career out of it, so I guess she won't be stopping any time soon.
Which is a pity, not just for the rest of us, but for her own sense of peace and happiness too.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||10/09/2020|
Haha, OK, so this response is from one of us in this thread, isn't it?
[quote]The thought of Roxane Gay in shorts.... *shudders*
|by Anonymous||reply 56||10/09/2020|
From the context it seems it's about people wearing season-inappropriate clothing R4, but "people who wear shorts in the fall and winter" is a dried-up old topic so I don't know why she brought it up. It's like complaining about airline food.
And here it's been over 90 degrees during the day for most of the week. I dunno, she just complains about stupid basic shit all the time, I don't get what the deal is. She looks and acts like a cranky 50-something Midwestern mom but no one wants to admit it.
|by Anonymous||reply 57||10/09/2020|
Has anyone replied "OK Karen" to her yet?
|by Anonymous||reply 58||10/09/2020|
[quote]Wait, she’s in LA? Well, now this REALLY makes no fucking sense. Of course everyone is wearing shorts. What the hell were they wearing before, bitch?
Well, most people in comments were talking about the weather, and I notice she said NOTHING in response to any of them, so who even the fuck knows what she was talking about. Just random complaining I guess.
|by Anonymous||reply 59||10/09/2020|
A day where she can complain about something is a good day for ol' Roxane. I am just perplexed at how many people think these things she says are worthwhile.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||10/09/2020|
She's prickly. I can't stand her temper. She's so unkind to fawning Twitter followers. There's no winning with her.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||10/09/2020|
This is a uniquely Twitter thing like how you can tell someone is gay if they're drinking iced coffee in the middle of winter or everyone in California going online as soon as there's an earthquake to tweet that there was an earthquake.
You have to be on there quite a bit to get it and it's a recurring theme that appears occasionally.
She's most likely saying, and her followers get it because again this is a Twitter thing, she thinks it's too cold (wherever she is) to wear shorts.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||10/09/2020|
Where would it be too cold for that given the amount of insulation she has installed? McMurdo Station, Antarctica?
|by Anonymous||reply 63||10/09/2020|
R14, thank you so much for defining shorts weather to us. Which other of your criteria should we blindly follow?
|by Anonymous||reply 64||10/09/2020|
Eat your heart out, Roxane.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||10/09/2020|
It’s LITERALLY rape!
|by Anonymous||reply 66||10/09/2020|
When she started, she was a new voice with some reasonably interesting observations, but she’s become a parody of herself. I don’t care what she looks like, but she has becoming an exhausting scold.
|by Anonymous||reply 67||10/09/2020|
People in the Northeast wear shorts in cold weather because our bodies have adapted to the cold and it doesn't bother us.
|by Anonymous||reply 68||10/09/2020|
R61 that's exactly what I've noticed too. She's so damn rude to people who look up to her. Maybe it's a lesson that they shouldn't revere others, but it's also just so unpleasant to see someone try and shame the people who like her over and over. And then there are her regular attempts at trying to ruin the careers of other people (nearly always white women) and then her pretense afterwards that she had nothing to do with that.
R67, I really wanted to like her when I first heard of her. Once I saw how not only she behaved, but how terrible her writing was, I couldn't believe how popular she is.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||10/09/2020|
Do you think roxane’s gf eats her ass?
|by Anonymous||reply 70||10/09/2020|
Thanks for that image, R70! 😂
|by Anonymous||reply 71||10/09/2020|
Roxane & Friends are always arguing against bigotry but it suddenly strikes me that they don't really seem to be that concerned with creating a fair and equitable society, rather they seem to want to invert society, to put themselves in the position where they can bully others like they have been bullied throughout life. That seems to be a plan that might bring them short-term satisfaction but isn't really going to help anyone in the long run.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||10/09/2020|
Being a giant fatass, you think she would get that some people run hot and wear lighter clothing even in colder weather.
|by Anonymous||reply 73||10/09/2020|
Roxane lives a very comfortable life in LA with her white wife who's in fashion. She's far from oppressed.
|by Anonymous||reply 74||10/09/2020|
She is tiring but some men are fucking idiotic about wearing shorts all year even after the temperature hits zero and the world is covered in snow and ice. It seems to have started 10-20 years ago. It's either a machismo thing or a lazy thing. Considering the types I see doing it, I'd say both.
|by Anonymous||reply 75||10/09/2020|
Shorts and flip-flops in the snow and freezing temperatures is weird and cause for comment.
People in Los Angeles wearing shorts year-round is not cause for comment.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||10/09/2020|
It's an exercise in branding. A brand that feeds off clicks and outrage. Don't give them attention.
|by Anonymous||reply 77||10/09/2020|
Get a sense of humor, OP--you know, like women have had to have forever.
|by Anonymous||reply 78||10/09/2020|
Honestly, I still don't get it. If I saw someone wearing summer clothes while it's cold, I might think: "gosh, aren't they cold?" but I wouldn't get "infuriated", talk about how much I "hate" it, call them "idiots" etc. Why let people upset you over something that doesn't affect you at all? I mean, one of the women commented underneath:
[quote]Whatever it is that makes them wear shorts and flip flops (gross) once it gets chilly. A misfiring of a neurotransmitter? It's infuriating and I hate it. I guess I don't have to look at it this year since I don't go anywhere. A benefit of lockdown. Less anger.
Why the hell does this make her angry?
|by Anonymous||reply 79||10/09/2020|
I see people wearing articles of clothing I don't approve of every single day but that's just life. I have more important shit to concentrate on than douchebag guys in Ed Hardy shirts and sports jerseys.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||10/09/2020|
I do have a sense of humour, R78. This whole thread came about because I think it's hilarious the lengths people like Roxane go to have something to complain about. Complaining about men wearing shorts? Especially after admitting you yourself are wearing shorts? I mean, that's funny!
|by Anonymous||reply 81||10/09/2020|
Because she's an angry person, r79, and she wants to feed that anger rather than try to have a better life.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||10/09/2020|
The only thing I could see causing anger about this is the decided increase in collective societal stupidity it represents.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||10/09/2020|
THAT'S NOT FUNNY!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 84||10/09/2020|
Side note, that elephant in the pic is adorable.
|by Anonymous||reply 85||10/09/2020|
R82 sums it up perfectly.
|by Anonymous||reply 86||10/09/2020|
Roxane! You don’t have to put on the red light!
|by Anonymous||reply 87||10/09/2020|
Men breathing on planet earth will set off alarm bells for her—she's a feminist who is secretly obsessed with/jealous of masculinity, and presents herself in a way that makes it transparently obvious.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||10/09/2020|
I think it's hilarious how triggered all of you are by her. Pot. Kettle. And all that.
|by Anonymous||reply 89||10/09/2020|
No one's triggered by her. We're just trying to work out what she's on about and having a laugh along the way.
|by Anonymous||reply 90||10/09/2020|
Sure, R90. Sure. This thread is the epitome of hilarious hypocrisy. And, I don't even like her.
|by Anonymous||reply 91||10/09/2020|
Eh, arguing "both sides do it" is just a lazy way to try and discredit people's opinions, as far as I'm concerned.
|by Anonymous||reply 92||10/09/2020|
You think calling out hypocrisy is the equivalent of bothsiderism, R92? Try again. As if this thread is filled with deep, well thought out analysis. Like I said, hilarious.
|by Anonymous||reply 93||10/09/2020|
There's no hypocrisy here. 😊 But I do think you're displaying the kind of argument worthy of a Roxane Gay twitter post yourself.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||10/09/2020|
Who the hell cares whether someone wears shorts or not? What a strange thing to concern yourself with.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||10/09/2020|
I know, right? This is just one example too. Awhile ago she seemed to find the idea of white men dancing to be quite threatening as well.
|by Anonymous||reply 96||10/09/2020|
[quote]Who the hell cares whether someone wears shorts or not? What a strange thing to concern yourself with.
A friend of mine once ranted on and on about a man disrespecting her by showing up to a date wearing cargo shorts. In New Orleans, in the Summer. I think they were meeting in an open air cafe, not the symphony orchestra. It was quite the eye-opener, as I hadn't encountered any shallow or entitled behavior from her prior to that.
|by Anonymous||reply 97||10/09/2020|
R94, triggered by men wearing shorts vs. triggered by someone commenting on men wearing shorts. There are more posts here now than responses to her tweet. Maybe you should look up the definition of hypocrisy, especially the hilarious kind. Face it, you all are acting worse than she is in the exact same way you're attacking her for, by being idiotically childish and reactionary to something innocuous.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||10/10/2020|
We're just snarking on her there's a difference. We just think she's ridiculous.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||10/10/2020|
The funniest thing is I am sure she fancies herself an Intellectual.
|by Anonymous||reply 100||10/10/2020|
Exactly, R99 😊.
I'm always mystified by people who see others having fun and want to come shit all over it, but oh, well! Guess it takes all types to make the world spin.
Oh, I'm sure she does too, R100! The weirdest thing is so many people seem to be encouraging this idea too. But take a look at any of her arguments, they are so poorly constructed, and several times I've heard her state something at the beginning of the hour that she has completely contradicted by the end.
I know she's not very popular in Australia, despite being invited out here enough times, after she dismissed statistics on how high the suicide rate is here amongst men with a snarky: "We don't have to worry about men, they'll be fine."
|by Anonymous||reply 101||10/10/2020|
It's even more hilarious that some of you can't see that you care more about her making a comment on men wearing shorts in the cold than she seemingly actually cares about men wearing shorts in the cold. Keep being you, MRAs.
|by Anonymous||reply 102||10/10/2020|
Speaking of things about Roxane that make me laugh, she's created a new vote poster, nice big picture of herself and "Vote however you want." written on it. That's, uh, kinda the idea, Roxane.
She's so innovative! 😂
|by Anonymous||reply 103||10/10/2020|
r102 it's about Roxane being a miserable, joyless scold. Unfortunately in the current cultural climate she passes as an intellectual.
|by Anonymous||reply 104||10/10/2020|
R103, I think Roxane's next annoying post is about people using unnecessary emojis.
|by Anonymous||reply 105||10/10/2020|
She undermines her supposed intellectualism each time she tries to compare what's going on now to Peronist Argentina.
|by Anonymous||reply 106||10/10/2020|
She's above criticism because she checks a lot of boxes that are fashionable right now.
|by Anonymous||reply 107||10/10/2020|
I don't get it. 73° in LA, it is unheard of? I have seen a few style people on twitter be totally anti-shorts but that could be different.
|by Anonymous||reply 108||10/10/2020|
I sadly suspect what R107 says does explain a lot of her success. Inviting her on to a panel would make lazy organisers out there think they've done their job in providing diversity. Her actual thoughts are certainly nothing to write home about.
Yeah, R108, it's really perplexing all up!
|by Anonymous||reply 109||10/10/2020|
I still laugh when I remember that she once described herself as "a capable reader and understander of words" after she tried to square up to Stephen King.
|by Anonymous||reply 110||10/11/2020|
I live in the northeast and wear shorts all year round when I can unless its really cold. As a poster upthread explained, its so much more comfortable and free feeling, especially for driving, and you are only exposed to the cold briefly when going from your house to the car, car to a store, etc. Its worth a few seconds of cold to feel more comfortable overall, to me at least.
I couldn't care less if it impresses or repels anyone, its 100% about what feels comfortable for me. Its ironic that anyone would twist this choice into trying to prove something to others as opposed to realizing that most doing it actually give way less fucks about that than those who don't. Only a bizarre person with serious issues would view it that way.
|by Anonymous||reply 111||10/11/2020|
black women are cold all the time, which is why in a 75 degree office you’ll see them with space heaters, putting on shawls, wearing their coats and scarves, and reducing their productivity by about 80% as they put their heads down and pretend to be shivering. It’s a micro aggression to say “it’s freaking HOT in here” in front of them. So OF COURSE this fat black cow is going to go public decrying men in shorts. And of course, she really means WHITE men. Because black men’s shorts look like pants, they go down past the calves.
|by Anonymous||reply 112||10/11/2020|
It's surprising R112 was able to type with the hood falling down over his eyes like that.
|by Anonymous||reply 113||10/11/2020|
[quote]black women are cold all the time, which is why in a 75 degree office you’ll see them with space heaters, putting on shawls, wearing their coats and scarves, and reducing their productivity by about 80% as they put their heads down and pretend to be shivering.
Caroline Criado Perez covered this in Invisible Women.
[quote]Most offices, we learn, are five degrees too cold for women, because the formula to determine their temperature was developed in the 1960s based on the metabolic resting rate of a 40-year-old, 70kg man
I don't want to poke the trans trolls here, but there really is a general biological difference between men and women when it comes to temperature comfort.
As someone who worked with women most of my life, I'm usually outvoted and I can be found sat in a room sweating, fans on, head in my hands feeling like I'm about to faint because it's too hot.
|by Anonymous||reply 114||10/11/2020|
I am NOT a Person of Trans.
I am a non-pigmented Person of Penis.
|by Anonymous||reply 115||10/11/2020|
She is who you would get if Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashad had a real life child - sanctimonious and entitled. There’s also not much depth to her (intellectually, of course). While at Yale she proudly proclaimed that her dream was to write Harlequin type romance novels. Somehow she got a platform and now thinks she is a voice.
|by Anonymous||reply 116||10/11/2020|
She only gets triggered because she can’t fit into them herself.
|by Anonymous||reply 117||10/11/2020|
Women are so sensitive to cold that they get chills just looking at someone who isn’t.
|by Anonymous||reply 118||10/11/2020|
If there’s ever another DL ad made, that photo of Gay has to be included!
|by Anonymous||reply 119||10/11/2020|
Which photo is that, R119? The one on her vote poster? Or the one she uses for her Twitter, with the pink elephant?
(or is it that one she's always putting out there with her rolling her eyes and her head in her hands, as though she's - to quote another poster here - a delightful imp?).
|by Anonymous||reply 120||10/11/2020|
Someone on Twitter just pretty much summed Roxane up perfectly in a response to one of her tweets:
"You're very good at being a shit person who thinks of themselves as a good person."
|by Anonymous||reply 121||10/11/2020|
She never got her degree from Yale. She dropped out, and had to finish it (and received her undergraduate degree from) Vermont College of Norwich University.
|by Anonymous||reply 122||10/11/2020|
Oh that's interesting R122, I wonder why?
|by Anonymous||reply 123||10/11/2020|
according to her Wikipedia she dropped out of Yale go chase a woman across the country, and settled down elsewhere and that’s where she finished her undergrad.
|by Anonymous||reply 124||10/11/2020|
^Sounds more like she couldn't hack Yale, if anything. But I shouldn't assume.
|by Anonymous||reply 125||10/11/2020|
well, yeah R125. That goes without saying. She got her undergrad and post grad degrees at some no name technical university.
|by Anonymous||reply 126||10/11/2020|
Exactly R126. I also seem to remember another poster on here saying once that they knew people who had worked alongside her and she's kind of considered a joke by other academics. Something about her having not very good credentials and them feeling like she got by more on checking those boxes as mentioned above.
|by Anonymous||reply 127||10/11/2020|
She is considered a joke by academics, but it would be career suicide to publicly lambast her in the current woke climate.
|by Anonymous||reply 128||10/11/2020|
That's unfortunate. I mean, I wouldn't want people attacking her based on things like appearance or stuff like that, but criticising the things she says is something that should happen.
|by Anonymous||reply 129||10/11/2020|
Roxane had a privileged childhood. Her parents are wealthy sent her to Phillips Exeter but she tries to downplay that she grew up with money.
|by Anonymous||reply 130||10/11/2020|
I wonder why? She already had a horrific thing happen to her as a teenager, I wouldn't think you'd want to be any more of a victim than that.
|by Anonymous||reply 131||10/12/2020|
why she got that dark patch on her face though?
|by Anonymous||reply 132||10/12/2020|
Diabetes related, perhaps?
|by Anonymous||reply 133||10/12/2020|
Haha, oh dear, someone responded to her pinned tweet (see R12) with:
[quote]TRUTH is TRUTH. Something is either true, or it is false. There is no such thing as “your truth” or “my truth”!
Which caused Roxane to explode:
[quote]Oh shut the fuck up
All those men in shorts have made her even more short-tempered of late than usual.
|by Anonymous||reply 134||10/13/2020|
It's Roxane's birthday today! Gal pal Randa Jarrar has celebrated by posting a photo of Roxane standing next to a pyramid.
Would Roxane like a nice big pair of shorts for her birthday, perhaps?
|by Anonymous||reply 135||Last Thursday at 1:29 PM|
That’s a good reminder that only black folx should be allowed to stand next to the pyramids. They belong to THEM.
and Cleopatra was black!
|by Anonymous||reply 136||Last Friday at 4:47 AM|
^Timely, what with the whole Cleopatra brouhaha this week, into which the above Ms Jarrar involved herself and subsequently got seriously called out on.
|by Anonymous||reply 137||Last Friday at 4:51 AM|
Slave labor built the pyramids (unless it was aliens). Aren’t they “problematic?”
|by Anonymous||reply 138||Last Friday at 5:23 AM|
no, because it was blacks enslaving blacks.
also, it wasn’t all slave labor, I believe they’ve found evidence that the workers were paid in money, grain, beer, and had housing.
|by Anonymous||reply 139||Last Friday at 5:25 AM|
A pyramid is the only thing to come close to matching Roxane's "majestic beauty"? God, some of these so-called writers love their purple prose.
|by Anonymous||reply 140||Last Friday at 1:16 PM|
Perhaps the writer measures majestic beauty in gross tonnage?
|by Anonymous||reply 141||Last Friday at 2:13 PM|
I feel like a cunt saying it, but my thoughts on why she is always being photographed next to elephants and pyramids are less than charitable.
|by Anonymous||reply 142||Last Friday at 2:38 PM|
[quote]I feel like a cunt saying it, but my thoughts on why she is always being photographed next to elephants and pyramids are less than charitable.
Spare a thought for us, too.
|by Anonymous||reply 143||Last Friday at 9:28 PM|