When Black women are being celebrated in all of their glory, there’s a White woman, somewhere, who loses her wings. And instead of flailing a flapping in her own misery, draping herself in clothes of self-centeredness, she spreads that sense of rejection and inadequacies with statements like, “All women*” or “What about…?” “It would have been nice to see women of various ethnicities…” or in the case of Lexy Panterra, “What about White girls?”
Her comments were in reference to the newly released City Girls and Cardi B. video, “Twerk.” The video, as we discussed earlier, was a “visual love story for Black women.” But there are a sect of White women who are offended when they’re praised as the center of beauty.
And after the video dropped, Panterra took her concerns to the public. In a since-deleted tweet, she wrote:
When the response to her first tweet wasn’t to her liking, she tried again in another tweet she also deleted.
“I just think there should have been some other ethnicity’s [sic[ in the city girls twerk video…cause why not?”
“I just feel if all the best Twerker [sic] of all races where [sic] in @iamcardib video maybe it would be amazing and bring women together a lil more…either way I liked th[ sic] video.”
If you couldn’t tell by now, her criticisms stem from her own interests. Lexy fashions herself as a twerk fitness instructor. I’ll post her fitness videos without commentary and let you draw your own conclusions.
See what other people had to say about Lexy’s calls for inclusion on the following pages.