The interracial relationship experience is oneinteresting. No matter how similar you think you are with your partner, cultural and social differences are still emerging and testing your relationship in a way you can not imagine. But in the end, these differences often make these relationships stronger and make people more culturally aware and in line with the life that someone has experienced that may not look like you.
MORE: Any celebrity couple who got married in 2019, 2020, So far
Celebrity couples like Chrissy Teigen and JohnLegend, as well as Jamie Chung and Bryan Greenberg know this experience, which is why they have made themselves known about the ups and downs of intercultural relations and, for some, mixed marriages. Before, the most powerful times celebrities talked about their interracial relationship.
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend
Dough is half Thai and half white. The legend is black. In an interview with USA Today, Legend explained what it's like to father mixed children and why he believes that race is a social construct. "It will be interesting, because our child will be mixed, you know? They'll be partly Asian, some white and some black, "Legend said. Â € œSo itâ € ™ s interesting to think only of the idea of what race meansâ € "because itâ € ™ sa social construct thatâ € ™ s not really biology-or even think about how theyâ € ™ ll identify and what theyâ € ™ ll do means. "
Dough has some of the thoughts of Legend inShe repeated an interview with StyleCaster, in which she was worried that her daughter Luna and her son Miles would not know where to go because of their diverse racial identities. "I sometimes worry that Luna will be in the middle so much that she will not know, but I think until she grows up, it's such a melting pot, this whole world now." Teigen said.
Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian
In an interview with the New York Times hasWilliams, who is Black, learns how her interpersonal relationship with Ohanian, who is white, has changed her view of love. "I never thought I would have married a white man, so it will show you that love really has no color, and it really shows me how important love is," said Williams.
Williams was also open about what she herWhite Husband had taught about race relations in the United States and how her experience as a black woman had drasticly differed from his.
â € œI am an athlete. He is a business guy. I am black. He is White, We are totally opposite. I think we just complement each other. I think we understand hard work in different ways, "Williams said." I'm just telling Alexis what I'm saying, "You know, there's such a difference between white and black people." He's always hearing about the injustices that are happen; that would not happen if I knew. It is Interesting."
Jamie Chung and Bryan Greenberg
Chung, who is Korean-American, and her husband Greenberg, who is white and Jewish, played together in the 2016 film Already tomorrow in Hong Kong, which also has their experience as ainterracial couple reflected. In an interview with PopSugar, Chung explained how she became aware of her husband's culture in an interracial relationship and vice versa. "I think we are more immersed in the cultures of others. As before our wedding, we made a trip to the Middle East and we went to Israel, "Chung said. "It was pretty cool to learn more about his culture and his religion. The next trip will probably be Korea, but it's fun. "
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry
After it became known in 2016 that Markle,a half black and half white actor from the United States, with Prince Harry, who is white, is together, Markle was confronted with a rush of racial harassment. In an interview with the BBC, she suggested that this experience strengthened her relationship. "It's daunting," said Markle. "You know that it is a pity that the climate in this world is so focused on being discriminatory in that sense, but I think ... at the end of the day, I'm really just proud of who I am and where I am come, and we have never focused on it. We just focused on who we are as a couple. "
In November 2016, Harry responded to theRacists in a statement They condemned their hateful behavior. "Some of it was very public - the smear on the front page of a national newspaper; the racial undertones of commentaries; and the total sexism and racism of social media trolls and web article comments, "said Harry.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
Kardashian, who knows, is known forto meet many men outside of their race, including their husband West, who is black. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Kardashian said that her father, Robert Kardashian, told her as a child that intercultural relationships were not easy - something she herself discovered when her relationship with West and other men of color came into the limelight.
"My father has explained to me that he has manyhas interracial friends, and it could not be the simplest relationship. He said I should prepare for people to tell me something, "Kardashian said. "When I was in high school, I got magazines and interracial couples and think they are so cute."
FKA Twigs and Robert Pattinson
FKA Twigs, who is white and Jamaican, andPattinson, who is white, might split, but when they got together, they got a lot of backlash from many in the UK, where they are both because of their interracial relationship. In an interview with The Sunday Times, Twigs opened the racist response to her relationship with Pattinson. A deep moment came when Twigs responded to a fan who was in an interracial relationship tweeting a picture of him and his black girlfriend at Twigs. The man revealed that the woman died of cancer and heard Twigs music to cheer her up. Twigs responded to the fan, but the trolls soon entered the conversation with racist slurs. "They all started attacking her. Within 20 seconds, it was just like n -, monkey, ugly, the bitch, all the stuff on his feed. It broke my heart, "Twigs said. "This woman who is really sick and probably will die."
Khloé Kardashian and Tristan Thompson
Like her sisters is Kardashian who knowsknown for dating many men beyond their race, including their current friend, Thompson, who is also their daughter's father, True. In a post on their website and app in 2016, Kardashian responded to a fan who complained about how inter-racial relationships in today's society are still downgraded by many. Kardashian repeated the thoughts of the fans and tweeted about how she does it does not understand the criticism of interracial relations.
â € œI do not support racism, eitherDiscrimination of any kind, and I do not understand why some people are still against interracial relations. Who cares about the F? It's so crazy because we're all human beings capable of love, so why does the skin color have anything to do with it? "Kardashian wrote.
Ellen Pompeo and Chris Ivery
When Pompeo, who is white, first appeared Gray's anatomyShe was asked by the producers if shewould be interested in her character, who is with Isaiah Washington, another character who was black. Pompeo shot down the idea and believed it was "too close" to her IRL relationship with her husband, Ivery, who is also Black.
"You know they wanted Isaiah WashingtonMy friend is. Shonda really wanted to put a black in the mix. I did not think that they would really bring a couple between races into the series, and I did not want it. It was too close to home. I said I wanted that kid from Dempsey, "Pompeo told The New York Post.