You could just feel people looking at us and overhear someone saying, “Man, he has to leave her.” Jordan: She definitely felt more uncomfortable than I did, because I guess I grew up around racism more than she did.My mom’s white and my dad’s black, and I have a bunch of family in Tennessee on my mom’s side.Not bad uncomfortable — more the type of uncomfortable that pushes you to recognize your privilege and to try and reconcile the past.Afterward I looked at him and I was like, “I really hope you know I’m not racist.” He’s met my entire extended family and I was like: “I really hope you know this is not a possibility with my family, everybody loves you.” But after the movie, I could just feel eyes on us.From Oscar-winning actors, to rock and roll icons, and even up-and-coming stars, there are several notable white men married to black women in Hollywood.A picture perfect example of one of these interracial celebrity couples is David Bowie and Iman.
Black people are more likely to be searched by the police, though it's less likely that illegal material is found on them than white people, according to The Washington Post.
You could say that Smith has also already bridged the gap between black and white audiences.
As one of Hollywood’s most bankable actors, Smith has starred in some of the biggest blockbusters that have been marketed and watched on a universal level–no one would call the .
The couple divorced in 1988, and nine years later, De Niro married African-American actress and singer Grace Hightower.
A new generation of famous interracial couples are popping up in the entertainment industry and even collaborating professionally.