Anthony Anderson Says Tracee Ellis Ross Didn’t Like Him

“Come to think of it, she didn’t want to be with me! “

the Blackish The star recently revealed that in 2005 he made a joke that offended Tracee – and she didn’t like him for almost a decade!

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“We laugh about it now, but Tracee didn’t like me for maybe 10 years!” Anthony admitted in an interview with Parade.

He explained that while the duo hosted the Vibe Awards together in the early 2000s, they made a fart joke at their expense.

“As we entered the stage there was a loud sound coming through the speaker and I said, ‘Tracee? Did you fart? “The audience loved it, but what I didn’t know was how offended Tracee was by this comment,” Anthony revealed.

When the duo got together on the set of the Tracee series Reed between the lines several years later, things were still tense.

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“When the time came for my close-up, she would leave the stage saying, ‘The stage is Anthony’s! “I thought Tracee showed me the utmost respect as an actor,” said Anthony.

He continued, “I was like ‘Oh my god I’ve never been treated like this before! I was a guest star on her show, and she was just giving me her set!’ Well, come to think of it, she didn’t want to be with me! “

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Even after the pair were cast to star in Blackish, things were still awkward until there were multiple episodes in the show.

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“She didn’t really start loving me until halfway through the first season of Blackish, and we’re laughing about it now. But today there is nothing I wouldn’t do for Tracee, ”explained Anthony.

He added: “We work the same, we learn the same, we are there for each other and we have the capacity to work with such daring when we are together because we know that we will never let go. fall each other. “

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You can read everything Anthony had to say here.

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