Why is Paula Patton’s mother Joyce Vanraden receiving criticism for her fried chicken recipe?
Paula Patton’s mother Joyce Vanraden is receiving criticism for her fried chicken recipe. The reason? Some people think it’s racist.
People say Paula Patton’s mother Joyce Vanraden is racist for her fried chicken recipe.
- You’re racist.
- The recipe is racist because it uses the N word, which is a derogatory term for black people.
- The recipe is not racist because it does not use the N word in a non-derogatory way; rather. It uses this term as an adjective or adverb that describes fried chicken (i.e., “fried chicken with gobs of butter”) (i.e., “fried chicken with lots of butter”).
- Paula Patton and her mother are both racists because they have published and sold recipes online without publicly denouncing them as offensive until now!
Others are saying people are overreacting
People are overreacting.
People are seeking justifications for their anger.
People are looking for reasons to hate, and they’re finding those reasons in Paula Patton’s mother Joyce Vanraden’s fried chicken recipe: “This recipe is offensive because it uses stereotypes about black people.” I think we need some perspective on this issue—and not from people who have never tasted Paula Patton’s mother Joyce Vanraden’s fried chicken recipe.
Paula Patton’s brother shared the recipe on Twitter.
The backlash against Paula Patton’s mother has been strong and swift. People have said that she should have known better than to share a recipe teaching racism through food, especially when she herself is white and her daughter is black. They are upset that this means they will no longer be able to eat fried chicken at home or out of restaurants without being confronted by racist notions and stereotypes about African Americans’ unique tastes in food (and who doesn’t love fried chicken?).
People think Paula Patton’s mother is actively teaching racism through food.
Joyce Vanraden is a famous actress who has been in many movies, including a few that Paula Patton has been in. She’s also a big fan of Paula Patton, and often shares her recipes with people around her.
It for Paula Patton on multiple occasions.
However, when people got wind of this fact they started freaking out because they thought that Joyce was teaching racism through food.
Paula Patton just ruined my day. pic.twitter.com/TNXvB5VPIj
— Fruity Pebble 🇯🇲🏳️🌈🇨🇦 (@_zing_bae) April 4, 2022
Paula Patton’s mother Joyce Vanraden is a talented chef and an incredible cook. It’s not fair to make assumptions about her ability based on one recipe that she shared online for fried chicken.