It appears as if TV personality Raven-Symone is making enemies left and right. From her use of the term "ghetto" to anger over debate on religious liberties, the "That's So Raven" actress has sparked outrage over her various comments on the morning show over the past few months. And now a petition is circulating, which is attempting to stop the star in her tracks and get her kicked off the popular morning show.
Already stepping into a slew of onscreen and online dustups, the actress ignited more controversy on Wednesday when she vocalized support for Ben Fields, a South Carolina policeman who was violent with a student refusing to put her phone away.
In the Change.org petition, which is addressed to Barbara Walters, the letter demands that the star be fired from her co-hosting duties.
The statement reads: "African Americans and black people around the diaspora need a voice representative of their views and not a voice representative of what white people want us to say. … We need strong black role models in prominent positions on television an Raven Symone cannot provide that."
Unfortunately for her detractors, the higher-ups at ABC have no issues with the outspoken star. "We love Raven," a spokesperson for ABC told E! News on Saturday. "She is confident, genuine and opinionated, all qualities that make her a great addition to the panel."
More than 120,000 people have signed the petition since Wednesday.