Harry Belafonte is a very well-respected artist and activist, but when it comes to other famous minorities, he's not so quick to express any mutual admiration.
The 84-year-old was recently asked about his thoughts on "the image of members of minorities in Hollywood today" and he responded that he is "not at all" happy about it.
So who is giving minorities a bad rep these days? Beyoncé and Jay-Z!
The King of Calypso bashed the power couple for turning "their back on social responsibility," but praised non-minority Bruce Springsteen in process, as he explained:
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At 84-years-old, the dude has a lot to reflect on!
Poor Harry Belafonte has been put through the ringer today as video as circulated around the net of a live broadcast from last Friday in which Harry looks to be taking a nap during his interview. However, his rep is coming forward to clarify that poor Harry was completely awake - he was just in a trance of traquilty. A sea of serenity, if you will.
His rep explains:
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This is AMAZING!
84-year-old songwriter/actor Harry Belafonte is busy promoting his new memoir, My Song, and it apparently must be pretty exhausting, because while waiting to give an early-morning interview with KBAK today in Bakersfield, CA he fell asleep!
Ch-ch-check out anchor Layla Santiago's HIGHlarious reaction when she realizes that he's off visiting slumberland (above)!
Oh man - he is out like a LIGHT!
Hey! Sometime's you just gotta get a little shut-eye!
We just hope that his book is a little more exciting than this interview! Ha!
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