Chris Rock doesn’t ignore our ‘zebra president’s’ whiteness

Hal Libby Contributor
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Actor and comedian Chris Rock had a strange answer when a reporter asked what kind of animal he would like to be, if he had his choice.

In an interview about his upcoming movie “Madagascar 3,” Rock said he would still choose a zebra, his character in the movie, over a snake or lion, “in honor of our zebra president.”

“Black and white, white and black. … I love our president, but he’s black and white,” Rock said. “He appeals to all. And that’s what I am going for.”

When asked what he thought the president would think of zebra comparison Rock said, “I don’t know.  We ignore the president’s whiteness, but it’s there. It’s there.”