Don Lemon is at it again. This time, the CNN new anchor is giving KTLA’s Sam Rubin, who confused his show guest Samuel L. Jackson with Laurence Fishburne, the benefit of the doubt.
During an on-air conversation with colleague Erin Burnett, Lemon said some groups of people do look alike and he has trouble telling them apart as well.
MUST READ: Don Lemon Endorses ‘Stop & Frisk,’ Black Twitter Responds
“It’s not about race,” he said. “You go to Brooklyn, everybody’s got a beard and plaid shirt. They may be able to tell each other part, but they kinda all look alike to me.”
“When someone is in our tribe, it’s particularly easier for us to tell them apart, because we’re used to their facial features,” Lemon continued. “But when someone’s in a different tribe, sometimes it’s harder. But let’s be honest: I’m probably going to get in trouble here. People do look alike.”
“There are features that African Americans have that are similar! There are features that white people have that are similar! Features that Hispanic people have that are similar,” he added.
The popular host went on to explain how he is often mistaken with former CNN anchor T.J. Holmes, also an African-American male. He said he normally laughs and says, “I’m the other black guy.”
MUST READ: Don Lemon Calls Out Beyonce, Rihanna Frank Ocean & More: Will The Real Leaders Please Stand Up
During Jackson and Rubin’s awkward-yet-awesome interview, the actor said “We both may be famous and Black, but we don’t all look alike… You’re as crazy as the people on Twitter. I’m not Laurence Fishburne!”
Watch the full interview with Lemon below and tell us if you agree with his statement.
What Is A ‘No-Gro’? Bill Cosby Chats With Don Lemon & Creates A New Term [VIDEO]
Don Lemon Urges Russell Simmons To ‘Attack The Problem, Not The Messenger’
Check Out This Gallery
Don Lemon Defends Samuel L. Jackson/Laurence Fishburne Mix-Up: ‘People Do Look Alike!’ was originally published on hellobeautiful.com
Judge Joe Brown’s Accusations of Tina Turner Being a “Witch” and “Pimp” Resurface [LISTEN]
Woman Shot to Death During Boyfriend’s Memorial Celebration [LISTEN]
Cardi B And Daughter Kulture Serve Mommy And Me Fashion Goals
Country Singer Jimmie Allen to Sell Mansion Following Rape Lawsuit and Divorce
Church Announcements with Bernice Jenkins: We Need Grown-Faced Little Boys For The Junior Deacon Board
Dionne Warwick Denies Toni Braxton and Mariah Carey as “Icons” [WATCH]
Storms Approaching NC Coast Memorial Weekend
Mississippi Cop Shoots 11-Year-Old Boy In Chest After He Called 911 To Help His Mother