“Dancing With The Stars” is one of the best dancing shows on television right now. The show was recently criticized over their carelessness of COVID-19 norms in case of participants getting the virus. However, another controversy awaited right around the corner for the show.
Many fans of the show have accused the show of being racist, after the results and scores of Week 3 came out. The reasons for these accusations are how a pattern of colored participants getting low scores is visible. A comment made by show’s judge Carrie Ann Inaba is also a catalyst to the accusations.
The 4th episode of the show featured these scores. Those getting the lowest amount of scores at the bottom were pairs Christine Chiu and Pasha Pashkov and Kenya Moore and Brandon Armstrong. While Chiu is of Asian origin, both Moore and Armstrong are African Americans. Fans took to Twitter in order to let out their frustrations after seeing the show. One fan wrote:
The fact Christine and Kenya were in the bottom two is pure racism and misogyny y’all rather vote for mediocre white men like Brian yet punish women of color with potential #DWTS
Other fans took to criticizing the fans for giving out racist scores collectively, since their rating determines the overall scores. Another fan wrote:
‘Dancing With the Stars’ is so racist… Kenya clearly danced better than JoJo and they gave her a lesser score. They always give the black dancers the worst songs and they always give the black pros the worst stars to dance with so they never go far! Fed up with the show
Dancing With The Stars recently included WWE superstar The Miz on the show. While the star Cheryl Burke tested positive on the show, the show allowed her to perform. That let to the idea that the show is essentially confusing its own rules about COVID-19.
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