Taye Diggs: Being Labeled ‘White Boy’ Was Painful & Ppl Always Assumed I Dated White!!

Taye diggs, an actor, discusses his legendary career in an upcoming TV One episode titled “Uncensored”. Taye says he’s been called a “heartthrob” and a “white boy.” Taye said it was “painful.”

Diggs states, in a clip taken from the interview: “Being called a ‘white boy… it was painful, however… It was painful. Once I understood how to manipulate situations I began to study people so that they don’t make me feel less. So when I realized that some Black students at school were calling my ‘white’, I made it about them. I didn’t change who they were and just tried harder.