tonjareneestidhum
Tonja Renée Stidhum
tonjareneestidhum
Staff Writer, Entertainment at The Root. Sugar, spice & everything rice. Equipped with the uncanny ability to make a Disney reference and a double entendre in the same sentence.
Sep 3
2

pig feet and chitterlings with hot sauce” Black is exactly the Black it is! And yeah, my list wasn’t comprehensive (there’s more I’m sure I left out for various reasons including avoiding spoilers, which is why I inserted “and more”) and I knew I was going to forget something...but I did have in my head to insert Read more

Sep 1
9

Word. I was in this moment just last year. Still settling in the moment right now. When I got to that part, I was gutted. Whew. 

Jul 10
8

It’s up to the audience’s interpretation. That’s the beauty of art. *twirls*

Jul 10
3

I am glad to share this gift that was shared with me! Literally was my source of laughter for hours, all day yesterday. Still laughing about it now.

Jul 10
1

LOL trust me, the whole time I was writing this like... so I bet people are gonna think I was talking about...

Jul 2
2

LOL I ain’t forget, the newest version is a literal continuation of the 2000 character (and I referenced it when the newer one came out), I was making sure people wouldn’t assume they were adding the latest one.

Jun 3
18

Yes thank you!! I knew it was something else to reference, but I couldn’t remember. I saw it on Twitter. That was EPIC! 

Jun 2
1

Lol ok. As I said before, whether they had prior support or not, they’re gonna get called out when they fuck up. No one is exempt. Have a good one!

Jun 1
2

I have no clue who “ya’ll” refers to as I never “hoped” any such thing, but I know these folks gonna get called out for their rhetoric on this platform whether they had “hope” or not. I know that much! 

Jun 1
2

Didn’t it?? Sheesh. 

May 26
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I agree with those assessments/recommendations, I was very pleasantly surprised by it.

Apr 30
17

That’s the movie that earned him his first Oscar.

Apr 30
6

I have to admit, I was intensely distracted by it whilst writing this. Like, yes, I know this has been his signature style. But, also, the fact he has been so dedicated to it for all of these years. 

Apr 28
3

Yes that’s why I knew the reference lmao. I said I want to see YOUR reinterpretation 

Apr 28
7

lmao yeah she was definitely nervous. her rambling at the end lololol. and now i kinda wanna see this footage of your star trek moment.  

Apr 28
13

And yeah though I know of Shaka Zulu (and the context clue given right in the question would’ve been clutch) even if I didn’t know, I know what I WOULDN’T have said and that’s Chaka Khan. lmao 

Apr 28
10

OMG this screenshot. 

Apr 22
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(I mean, I actually agree Shuri is a Disney princess lmao)

Apr 21
3

Not forgotten; more like a technicality. Black Panther is an acquired character from Marvel, not originally Disney canon.