Some are accusing The Talk cohost for gesturing “gang signs” while seated next to Eve, but it appears she may have been paying homage to the DMX’s Ruff Ryders.
This is Eve, the versatile rapper who gave us a range of tunes throughout her career — from the emotionally stirring “Love Is Blind” to collectively shattering the psyches of many folks across the world alongside Gwen Stefani with 2001’s “Let Me Blow Ya Mind.”
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It was recently announced that Eve would be joining The Talk on CBS, alongside cohosts Julie Chen, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, and Sara Gilbert.
The rapper replaced former cohost Aisha Tyler and guest-hosted last month before being brought on full-time.
Earlier this week, Osbourne sent out a tweet expressing her excitement to work with Eve, but some people weren’t really feeling the pic, mainly because of Osbourne’s pose.
Her lips look slightly pouted and she’s throwing up what looks like the Ruff Ryders hand sign while seated next to Eve.
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For those unfamiliar with the Eve’s history, Ruff Ryders is the record label she began her career on, which was created by DMX. Here’s an image of him throwing up the hand sign.
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After seeing the pose Osbourne struck, people got upset. “I’ma assume that’s arthritis cos I know she’s not tryna do gang signs cos she’s posing with a black person,” one person said.
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