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Why Amanda Seales says she’s done with Black Hollywood

The actress says she doesn’t even get invited to Black award shows anymore
Amanda Seales (Photo credit: / Kathy Hutchins)

Amanda Seales has never been afraid to speak her mind about the entertainment industry, and once again, she didn’t hold back during a rant on social media. The “Insecure” actress claims that Black Hollywood refuses to show her as much love as she deserves.

“I just wanna say something. If it wasn’t for y’all, I would really think that I ain’t doing s— ,” Seales said. “Because the industry I’m in does not recognize me. To be clear, I’m speaking about the Black spaces in the industry I’m in cause y’all know I don’t give two d—- about any of these other spaces. I’ve realized I need to shift out of this industry.”

Seales continued, naming several awards shows that she hasn’t been a part of in recent times.

“I don’t get invited to Essence Women in Hollywood. I’ve never been invited to the NAACP Image Awards. I’ve been nominated for an Image Award, never been invited to the NAACP Image Awards. Never been honored at Black Girls Rock. I’ve hosted these events. I literally hosted the BET Awards in 2020 in my house, and I was not invited to the BET Awards since,” Seales said.

“I just want to thank y’all for always reminding me that I really am valuable because the game and the industry that I’ve been in has never let me know.”

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