*Attorney Antonio Moore looks closer at the recent Shannon Sharpe Club Shay Shay interviews of Katt Williams and Monique and gives a deep dive analysis on why there might be heavier interest in Black celebrities in Black America than other groups in the country.
Moore likens the state of Black Generation X to being “stuck in a celebrity time machine” from 25 years ago.
In a piece on Huffington Post in 2011 “Why Are African Americans More Likely To Join Twitter?” it was stated:
Yet new research provides fresh insight into the forces driving Twitter adoption among users in the black community and suggests that one of the most powerful catalysts is an interest in celebrity and entertainment news.
Moore looks back to the Clinton-led Telecommunications Act of 1996 as a harbinger of what was to come as a result of consolidation being allowed to run wild consuming Black privately owned media.
He also delves back into connecting Black celebrity shows and the rise of gambling sponsorship on Black online platforms. Pointing out how Sharpe’s Club Shay Shay is presented by Draft Kings.