A person’s unique identity is just like a priceless treasure that cannot be replaced by any material wealth in this extremely volatile world. Raven Symone, a famous actress and singer painfully admitted to Oprah Winfrey that she feels annoyed and tired about her biased labeling as an African-American, instead of being a sweet and determined American. Raven Symone who was best known for her unforgettable and juicy roles on the Cosby Show as well as That’s So Raven also says that she is not a gay. In a straightforward justification she fairly revealed that she is one kind of human who passionately loves humans.

Hollywood actress and singer Raven Symone is a certified American.

Hollywood actress and singer Raven Symone is a certified American.

Hence, to set the record straight as far her identity is concerned she has openly clarified once and for all that

I’m tired of being labeled. I’m an American. I’m not an African-American; I’m an American.

Moreover, Raven Symone continues to explain that

I mean, I don’t know where my roots go to. I don’t know how far back they go…I don’t know what country in Africa I’m from, but I do know that my roots are in Louisiana. I’m an American. And that’s a colorless person.

On the other hand, the millionaire talk show host Oprah Winfrey had warned Symone by saying,

I want you to say what you really mean by that

To strongly defend his statement, she told Oprah on national television.

What I really mean by that is I’m an American. That’s what I really mean. I have darker skin. I have a nice, interesting grade of hair. I connect with caucasian. I connect with Asian. I connect with black. I connect with Indian. I connect with each culture.

On a personal note, Symone admitted without hesitations that she is currently into a happy and amazing relationship with a woman. However, she does not want to be labeled as a gay. Ultimately, she said that she beautifully characterizes her-self as a lesbian above anything else. Conversely, she wholeheartedly supports the legalization of gay marriages. In this regard, she even became more controversial when she bluntly tweeted that she can finally get married after this law was at long last legalized in some countries. Significantly, a proud and assertive Raven Symone had said.

That was my way of saying I’m proud of the country. … My mother and people in my family have taught me to keep my personal life to myself as much as possible. I try my best to hold the fence where I can. But I am proud to be who I am and what I am.

During her once in a lifetime interview with the intellectually stimulating Winfrey, Raven says her evident knowledge and perception about sexulity had become clearer when she was already 12. To further elaborate she said,

When I was like 12; I was looking at everything.

To wrap up, Raven Symone might catch up on us with an off-guard attitude. Nevertheless, her unbelievable transparency makes her even more admirable inside and out.

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