Remember Charisse, in the movie Dr. Dolittle? The role was played by Raven-Saymone. Well, she is 29-years old now and has appeared in several movies since then. She has grown quite a bit, but her education seemed to have stayed behind.
Raven told E! News host, Alicia Quarles, that she recently got her DNA results from Ancestry.com and that the result reveals that she is from every CONTINENT in Africa except for one and same goes for Europe.
The former child star really confused a lot of people with that statement and they are wondering if she doesn’t know there is a difference between continent and countries. In her own unadulterated words: “Thank you to Ancestry.com, actually, for sending me my DNA test,” she said. “I am from every continent in Africa, except for one, and I’m from every continent in Europe, except for one.”
Raven had also said recently that she didn’t see herself as African American.
But then, if it was an honest mistake, how is it possible she comes from almost all the “continents” in Africa and Europe?
Luvvie Ajayi, a blogger at the Grio has this to say about that: “Let’s say that was just a slip of the tongue and she really did mean to say ‘country. Let us try to give her some benefit of the doubt and say she just made an honest mistake. Can we call science to the carpet here and ask some real questions? If Ancestry.com told Raven that she is from every country in Africa but one, and every European country but one, she needs to get her money back and they need to be outed for being fraudulent as hell.
“How is she genetically linked to over 100 countries (there are 50 in Europe, 54 in Africa)? HOW, SWAY?? I know she really wants to be colorless and not be placed in a box, but the science lie detector says that is a lie. Raven must think she’s Captain Planet’s cousin and I don’t have time!”
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