Corny Brothas: Celebrity Men Who Fuel The Cornball Industry

December 2, 2011 ‐ By

Corny means different things to different people. Personally, I don’t dislike corny people but I’d rather not be doing dinner dates with corny men. Corny, to me, involves being into fluff, being partially fake, and just lacking any type of swagger. And like I said, that ain’t a bad thing but…

There’s no better way to illustrate what I consider corny to be than to highlight some of the celebrity brothas in the game who exude that special combination of swagger-lackin and the ability to force laughter at the drop of a dime. All these guys are cute from afar but up close, when they open up their traps, it’s game over.



Let’s start off with the King of Corny, P.Diddy. We have to hand it to him though. He loves himself some cornball fluff and so does the world apparently. Diddy has built an empire from his compeltely unapologetic approach to music, business, and showboating!

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    OK….but why dose drake keep rapping he not good at all and DIDDY Ibet when diddy have sex he calls out HIS OWN N A M E…..HAHAHA

  • I actually loved Will’s ‘swtich’. C’mon

  • Jacluvschd

    They forgot to add Lloyd and Ray J! 

  • Tiyonda1218

    This blogger is stupid, needs to utilize spell check, this article doesn’t make sense

  • Lol, Terrance Howard though? Will Smith? lol this is where I draw the line. I was waiting to hear some grounded examples of how these two men are corny. All I heard is how they sound in there interviews and red carpet etiquette. For shame on this blogger.

  • LeshaDgafVaughn

    haa! they forgot lil wayne n terrence j! but um terrence howard and will smith? i dont think so

  • Youknowimright

    Black women are fading away, when will you learn it’s not us it’s you.

    • YeahRight2011

      Diddy is that you? 

  • 7lady

    You have to have a happy medium. I like men just like myself. I’m not a Condoleeza but I’m damn sure not a hoodrat either.

  • 7lady

    Yall got it mixed up…don’t nobody want no perped out monkey see monkey do azz thug either. Blair Underwood is not corney nor a thug. Larenz Tate is not corny or a thug. Boris, and plenty other black men just got it. It’s called charisma (swag)

  • Mike

    It’s good to see our black people showing respect to men who aren’t “Real Ni^^as”. If you’re not violent, threatening, irresponsible, disrespectful or intimidating, you’re corny.

    These corny black men like Will Smith are too responsible. He don’t curse on his records, never been arrested, shot or been to jail and he has the nerve to maintain a family and take care of his kids. This corny dude even made a song about how much he love his son. How Will Smith going to be a “Real Ni^^a” being accepted to MIT? No police record and he scored high on the SAT’s? He’s not a “Real Ni^^a” like JoJo Simmons. JoJo was corny at first on Run’s House taking advice from his father but now he’s rapping about “Bit#hes” even though he has two sisters.


  • KoKo

    ik yall didnt forget about Terrnce from 106!!

    • Netdandri

      Terrence J is in the exact same category as Will Smith and Nick Cannon. They are kind of silly /goofy acting sometimes, but overall are hardworking, decent, respectable guys. And they’re cute. I would MUCH rather have one of them than a guy with a bunch of tatoos on his face talking about “Put it in her eye. Put, put it in her eye.”

  • keelly

    And by corny men you need men who do not go around gun toting, talking about selling drugs and disrespecting women???? …. As a woman sometimes I don’t understand my own kind.

  • senoj

    so if these men had arrest  all would not consider them corny?  All black men are not thugs

    • Netdandri

      Exactly. Most of these guys are just smart business minded men who have manners and represent positivity. I would love to have a husband that acted like Will Smith. The writer is putting these people down because they’re not thugs.

    • YeahRight2011

      You didn’t read it did you? Now you mad. READ.

  • Wesdawg77

    In reply to Annoyed…because girls like bad boys…no pun intended…well maybe. All these dudes have in common what’s known as being late bloomers. In high school, they WASN’T the man, homie, n now they showcase their talents n thrive financially, publicly, and in turn, sexually. Whereas, the gangsters have alpha male bravado, these dudes got $, a stylists, or just late swagger…I’m guilty, and can say my life is a cracked mirror from how I acted in school, swagger, n broads I knocked down. But corniness rears its ugly head n once a nerd, always a nerd, so if the ugly shoe fits or did so in grade school, just wear dat MF proud every so often…

    • senoj

      get a dictionary

  • Annoyed

    This article is so stupid. What’s the point? What’s corny about men who have a job and do it well? What’s so bad about having manners or being approachable or respectable (not saying that all of these men listed are but you get my drift)? 

  • Lexyaj

    What about the Wayans???!!!

  • YeahRight2011

    Add Wiz, Waka, Wayne, Dro, Jeezy, T-Pain, Slim Thug, Gucci Man (a black man who names himself after an Italian luxury purse maker is…), and Khaled.

    • djmixtapeunderground

      What would u listen to? I’ll wait.

      • YeahRight2011

        Jazz; Jesse Cook, Boney James, Herbie Hancock, Simply Red, Ingognito
        Heavy Metal; Seether, Evanescence, Slip Knot, Drowning Pool, Viatrophy
        Blues/Soul; Koko Taylor, Bill Withers, B B King, Etta James, Aretha Franklin
        Rock: Motley Crew, Alice Cooper, Janis Joplin, Nine Inch Nails, Korn, SOAD

        Looks like I should be okay huh?

      • Geesh

        ALL That s**t is WACK!!!! Just because you’re a d**krider doesn’t mean everyone else is. I know another cornball who belongs on that lis 😉

    • Stephanie

      They can add 50 Cent, Ray J,  Floyd Mayweather & Wayne Brady to the list!!!

  • T.L.

    If she wouldn’t have put Drake on there I would have been too upset. You forgot to mention his super lame corny and fruity way of talking in interviews. He sounds like a fruit cake, especially the way he gawks about how much he loves wayne. Man, give it a break! The whole way of talking in interviews, the way she pointed out with Terrance Howard, is a dead set ringer with Drake!

  • De

    thses men pull more atrractive women than the mud ducks who run thius site

  • bria

    Drake is sooo ugly.

  • 7lady

    Yall forgot Cuba Gooding ughh he so damn corny…all that damn crying

  • Kayla

    will smith may be corny but he can still get it 😀

  • I’maDiva

    I guess a lot of women love corny men. Like Jada Pinkett-Smith, Mariah Carey, J-Lo (well, what man doesn’t SHE like?), and all the fifty eleven women who have been with Diddy. Those “corny” men seem to be doing ok to me! lol

    • Stephanie

      I like the corniness of Drake, Will Smith & Nick Cannon, but the other ones irk me to no end!!!