Gary Owen, the funny White comedian who stars in Think Like A Man Too and is married to a Black woman, had a gracious response for those who felt he was snubbed by ESSENCE’s July cover featuring the cast.
When ESSENCE revealed the beautiful double covers featuring the ladies of TLAMT on one and the men of TLAMT on the other, some readers noticed both Gary Owen and Jerry Ferrara were missing. Here’s what Gary had to say
Like, the last movie was Micheal, Taraji and Kevin and that wasn’t a big deal, it just happened that they wanted five guys, and that’s the five they chose. I was fine with it because magazines know their readers better than I do. I didn’t look at it like a racial thing. I just looked at it like, ‘Okay, that’s who caters to their readers’. And I was happy that Will Packer got some shine because he’s the producer and some people were like ‘Why did Will Packer get on and not you or Jerry?’. Will Packer is the reason why all of this is happening so, for him to get a little shine, I’m all for it. READ MORE HERE