7. I Can't Believe You do This

Similarly, telling a girl you can't believe she plays paintball or expressing surprise that a guy likes doing hair are both stereotypes. You may be surprised, but there's a more tactful way of saying so. Turn it into a real compliment instead, by saying how good the person is at whatever surprising thing he or she likes to do, and leave it at that.

You're Hot for Your Ethnicity


Zee H
#8 yep I have heard that one. Plain rude.
Omg I do #10 to my guy best friend!
Meisha Jackson
#8!! I hear that all the time! And when people say it to me, I ask them "is it impossible for a black girl to be pretty? You think I'm some rare breed?" Lol I hate that with a passion
Amen to #8 haha. Not that this has happened to me... But it's just wrong. I always feel a little funny when people comment on my looks related to my ethnicity
#5 happens to me all the time. Even my friends with boyfriends say this and everyone really 😠
#8 has happened to me more times than I'd like to even think about and seriously it is so rude like for real!!! You're beautiful for a black girl... Omg
Number 8 is outrageous. This has happened multiple times to a girl who was in my freshman English class. For some reason people insisted on telling her and her sister that they were "pretty for black girls." I wasn't even there to witness it and it made me angry 😡
#8 is so ruude ! For some reason, some people think it's a compliment...
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