the real Betty boop

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In This Video, I Am Exposing The Fact That The Original Inspiration Behind The Cartoon Character Betty Boop, Being A Black Woman. Some People Still Do. Original Betty Boop, The Real Betty Boop, Black Betty Boop, Black Girl Art, Black Women Art, Black Art, Black History Facts, Black History Month, Esther Jones

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗦𝗵𝗲𝗹𝗳𝗶𝘀𝘁®️ 𝗟𝗢𝗢𝗞•𝗟𝗘𝗔𝗥𝗡•𝗦𝗛𝗢𝗣’s Instagram profile post: “Just so it doesn't get twisted - Betty Boop was based on an act performed by Black entertainer "Baby" Esther Jones who regularly played the…”

Just so it doesn't get twisted - Betty Boop was based on an act performed by Black entertainer "Baby" Esther Jones who regularly played the Cotton Club. Helen Kane famously sued animator Max Fleischer for basing his Betty Boop character on her act but the truth was that SHE stole the act (rather blatantly) years earlier. Boop Boop A Doop! There is your totally useless (but interesting) fact of the day...