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Raven-Symoné: Michelle Obama Planet of the Apes Comparison Wasn't Racist, Some People Just Look Like Animals

17 March 2015 4:14 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Raven-Symoné was just trying to share her view, but it wasn't exactly received well. The actress was a guest co-host on The View earlier today and at one point of the show, began to discuss the controversial headlines surrounding Michelle Obama. For those who are unaware, Flotus was recently at the center of some eyebrow-raising comments made by Univision's Rodner Figueroa on the program El Gordo Y La Flaca when he stated, "Mind you, you know that Michelle Obama looks like she's part of the cast of Planet of the Apes, the film." Yikes! Whoopi Goldberg introduced the topic to the audience and Rosie Perez kicked off the discussion by stating that his comment (which ultimately cost him »

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Univision Fires Rodner Figueroa After Racist Michelle Obama Planet of the Apes Comment

12 March 2015 9:46 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Univision has fired a popular network talk show host after he made derogatory comments about Michelle Obama on air. Rodner Figueroa was on the program El Gordo Y La Flaca when he pointed to a photo of the first lady and said, "Mind you, you know that Michelle Obama looks like she's part of the cast of Planet of the Apes, the film." Figueroa made the controversial statement during a segment on makeup transformations alongside makeup artist Paolo Ballesteros—who has become Instafamous for his ability to make himself look like celebrities using different makeup techniques. The show's other host, Raúl de Molina, appeared shocked by the racist remark and did his best to smooth things »

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