The Mean Girls of Black Hollywood: 15 Cross-Dressing Roles Portrayed By Black Actors

- By Bossip Staff

Lets face it, even in 2010 (and yes, even if you live in Atlanta), seeing a man dressed up as a woman takes some getting used to.

Yet, in film using the cross-dressing gimmick almost seems cliché, especially among Black actors.

Most of the roles are comical and warm hearted in nature.

However, that still doesn’t stop the debate as to whether or not all these cross-dressing characters (many portrayed by strong Black actors) contribute to the perceived “emasculation” of the Black man in America.

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  • TRUTH-is-TRUTH

    They need to stop putting on dresses. Stop letting these fa@@ot azz Jews take their fvcking manhood. It is a requirement that in order for a Black men to make it in hollyweird they must give up their masculinity.

  • Lakendra

    ATLEAST THEY’RE SHOWIN THAT YOU DON’T HAVE TO ACT HARD ALL THE TIME. I LIKE THAT.

  • sumrah

    @myreason
    Will Smith may not have cross dressed, but he played a f@g in his early career…

  • k

    how is this different from black face?

    • amiko

      its not

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  • lovely

    totally co-sign!

  • likostar

    These are lasting images… thats the problem.

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