The Secret’s Out.

They’re going to take the butters just like they did rock ‘n’ roll.



Gene "G.D." Demby is the founder and editor of PostBourgie. In his day job, he blogs and reports on race and ethnicity for NPR's Code Switch team.
  • BowieMom

    Hilarious!! Thank you, thank you.

  • Vaseline has been trying to co-opt the butters and their versions are WATERY!

  • Ok, the first time she said “the butterz”, I had flashbacks to the South Bronx circa 1995 when everything that was hot was called “butta”. As in, “yo, that new Aaliyah song is so buttaz”. LMAO

    Don’t judge me. *hides*

    • sheeeit. at first i thought she was talking about leather jackets.

      • mennabop

        Ha! That, sir, is Negroidian. But seriously, it’s not my fault they never came down the aisle and looked to see what we picked up. Observe and learn.

  • LJ

    Ya, ok. So I don’t entirely know what she means, but yeah, cocoa butter is nice,though some lotions are better for me personally and bath and body works works well for me too. But no matter what, all the shit black folk gotta put up with, white folk not knowing about good moisturizer isn’t high on my list of things I feel sorry about (especially since she could have asked her man about keeping the baby from being ashy unless there was some other issue, as I suspect). And, I’m gonna go there and be un-PC and ageist (though I’m older than her by just a couple years) her ass is an old looking 34.

    • ^^^^this is some truly inspired miscomprehension. bravo.

      *shakes head*

  • Christina

    There must be a “ability to perceive satire or sarcasm” gene that some people are born without. I mean, really.

    She is so right about lotion vs. the butters, though. NOT THE BUSINESS.

  • TheDiva

    She cracked on her own son for being ashy. THAT was funny. But um yeah my grandma put The Butters on everything. Burn your finger on stove? Out came the SOAP shaped butters. Dry lips? Out came the lipstick shaped one. Wild eyebrows? Diaper rash? Skin Irritations? Out came the jar. Psssst don’t no tell them all the miracles of corn starch or 20 mule team borax.

  • @LJ: She did just say that she just had chemo…..