Reporters “Waiting for Weezy?”

Via HuffPo:

Wanda Sykes made fun of the media skirting the race issue when talking about Michelle Obama during an appearance on Leno Wednesday night…

Sykes says the media didn’t know how to cover her.

“There are little subtle ways they dance around the race issue,” Sykes told Leno. “‘When are we going to see the real Michelle Obama?’ And you know what they’re saying… They’re waiting for her to throw all his stuff on the White House lawn… They’re waiting for Weezy to jump out.”

Weezy being Louise Jefferson of the 1970s sitcom The Jeffersons. But, I thought it was Clair Huxtable everyone was waiting for?

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Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.