One moment, which has since inspired criticism of its own, sees co-host Vivica A. Fox referring to Young Thug as "a good sexy ass-looking cockroach."
The full exchange kicks in around the two-minute mark in the video up top, with Fox asked about Thug's (admirably on-point) fashion sense and whether or not she considers him attractive, though it's not exactly clear why such a question would come up at all.
"You know he's, like, just like a good sexy ass-looking cockroach," Fox said. "And I don't mean that mean. You know what I mean? It's like, the hair and everything like that. He's got rockstar quality. He could be a great animation character."
After some more back-and-forth among the Cocktails hosts, Fox continued. "I meant that in the kindest term though, you know what I mean?" she said. "Because his features are just very, you know. But he's very rockstar. He loves his diamonds, he loves fashion, he loves pushing buttons, and he makes good music. But his ass is not as big as Jay-Z's."
The response to Fox's comments has ranged from sheer disbelief to those calling her out for what some have argued is an example of colorism:
Calling Thug a cockroach is rooted in the same colorist bs as the Ari Lennox situation 🤷🏽♂️
— uKilledKenny (@CowabungaK) January 5, 2021
This bitch Vivica said young thug look like a sexy ass cockroach I am dead bro Lmaooo
— paris (@prettigirlp) January 5, 2021
Why Vivica fox call young thug a sexy cockroach 😭 it be all hell if the tables turned.
— IVORY (@LabreaBoy) January 5, 2021
Girl fuck you. How dare you call Thug a cockroach? I hate these old gossiping bitches https://t.co/Zmtxd4a4Pa
— Virgin Mary 🐱🚫 (@Hourglass_Folu) January 5, 2021
Vivica A fox said Young Thug looks like a sexy ass cockroach and I’m just....
— SpinElleLee (@SpinElleLee) January 5, 2021
When @youngthug drags @MsVivicaFox on a record in a couple of weeks PLEASE remember she called him “..a good sexy ass looking cockroach” this morning and tweet accordingly.
She deserves ALL the smoke coming her way
— D Omar Kenion 🐝 (@kenion_d) January 5, 2021
At the time of this writing, Young Thug had not responded to or otherwise addressed Vivica A. Fox's Cocktails comments.
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