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Terrence Howard blasted Obama for unrevolutionary politics and praised Reagan for helping black communities while in Washington D.C. last week. Oh yeah, he also attended the Children Uniting Nations 4th Annual National Conference Gala Dinner on Tuesday and sold some lemonade outside of the D.C. Ritz-Carlton to raise money for the child cancer charity Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation on Friday.
The Hustle and Flow actor told to The Washington Times Green & Glover, “I don’t think President Obama has been that revolutionary in reaching out to ethnic communities. President Reagan did a lot for the black community that people don’t realize.”
This isn’t the first time Howard has made some bold yet questionable statements. In 2007 the actor spewed forth this gem of a quote to Elle magazine about women and personal hygiene: “Toilet paper – and no baby wipes – in the bathroom. If they’re using dry paper, they aren’t washing all of themselves. It’s just unclean. So if I go in a woman’s house and see the toilet paper there, I’ll explain this. And if she doesn’t make the adjustment to baby wipes, I’ll know she’s not completely clean.”