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#RHOSLC Sneak Peek: Jen Shah Says Her Black Husband Educated Her On Racism In Mormonism

Jen who converted from Mormonism to Islam after getting a history lesson on the religion’s racism from her husband, Sharrieff. In a preview for Sunday’s premiere, Jen shared that she’s of Tongan and Hawaiian descent but…

It’s almost time to meet The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City and we’re getting an introduction to a housewife whose story is especially interesting.

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Jen Shah alongside her costars will come barreling onto TV screens this Sunday when #RHOSLC debuts. Ahead of that, Bravo wants you to learn more about Jen who converted from Mormonism to Islam after getting a history lesson on the religion’s racism from her husband, Sharrieff. In a preview for Sunday’s premiere, Jen shared that she’s of Tongan and Hawaiian descent but she often confuses Utahns who think she’s black “because they don’t know any better.”

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She then goes on to tell the story about how meeting her football coach husband, who is Muslim, at the University of Utah totally changed how she viewed the Mormon religion.

“I was raised Mormon and that’s all I knew until five years into my marriage and I said, ‘Hey Sharieff, why don’t you convert to Mormonism?’” Jen recalls in a preview clip. “He said, ‘Are you kidding me?! They didn’t accept Black people into the Mormon church until 1970-something.’”

Jen Shah later converted to Islam after realizing the church’s history of racist beliefs and hasn’t looked back.

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What beliefs? Glad you asked.

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The Atlantic reports that only up until a few decades ago, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints taught that they “shall be a white and a delightsome people,” a phrase taken from the Book of Mormon that clearly excludes black people and has ties to white purity and White Supremacy.

There is also evidence that the church prohibited black members to become ordained priests and restricted their participation in church rituals.

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For what it’s worth, the Mormon Church has seemingly turned from its wicked ways and in 2028 announced an official partnership with the NAACP to help with undoing the over 150 years of damage done to African-Americans. Most recently, they released a statement condemning George Floyd’s murder and pledged to work alongside the NAACP to help quell racial injustices. 

Still, it looks like Jenn Shah’s happy to be free from the church and moreover happy to support #BLM and her black family.

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If you’re still curious about the religion, ladies of #RHOSLC previously explained Mormonism in a special Bravo video.

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As previously reported this new housewives franchise looks GOOD and packed with drama. We’ll also meet Pentecostal Church leader Mary Cosby who made headlines when it was revealed that she married her stepgrandfather. 

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The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City premieres Sunday, November 11th at 10/9c on Bravo.

 

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Will YOU be watching??? Check out a preview clip below.

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DJ Skilz: The Scratch Enforcer Returns to Dominate Global Soundwaves

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DJ Skilz, famously known as “The Scratch Enforcer,” is making a triumphant return to the international music scene, showcasing his extraordinary musical talent that has resonated across the globe. With a career spanning more than two decades, Skilz has established himself as an exceptional Club/Scratch DJ, leaving an enduring impact on the global music landscape.

Commencing his musical journey at the age of 19, Skilz moved to Las Vegas, where he became the resident DJ at the iconic Club Rio. Over seven years, he enthralled audiences with dynamic sets featuring premier House, Trance, Techno, and Hip Hop tracks. His remarkable scratching abilities garnered recognition from American Audio, leading to the development of two mixers bearing his name – the “XDM-2221 Skilz Mixer” and the “QD5-DJ Skilz Signature Series Mixer.”

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Following a successful period in the music industry, Skilz took a hiatus of 14 years to pursue a career in Law Enforcement. Now, he returns to the spotlight with renewed enthusiasm, seamlessly balancing both musical and law enforcement roles. Embracing the moniker “The Scratch Enforcer,” Skilz proudly aligns himself with the esteemed DJ collective “MIXSTERIOUS,” founded by DJ Qbert.

DJ Skilz’s resurgence promises electrifying performances, blending law enforcement and musical excellence. Stay tuned as “The Scratch Enforcer” graces the global stage once more, captivating audiences with his unparalleled skills and dynamic sets.

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Ice Spice’s Super Bowl Spectacle Goes Up in Flames, Michael Blackson’s Roast Takes Center Stage

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Ice Spice’s Super Bowl Spectacle Goes Up in Flames, Michael Blackson’s Roast Takes Center Stage

 

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Michael Blackson didn’t hold back when expressing his disappointment with Ice Spice‘s performance at Michael Rubin’s Fanatics Super Bowl party. The comedian took to Instagram to share his thoughts, quipping, “Tell the frozen spice girl to stop singing to me; I have a dashiki that’s older than her.” Blackson even posted footage of Spice rapping and twerking, capturing his unimpressed expression, and fans joined in with their own critiques.

“So she’s a stripper with a microphone. Got it,” remarked one hater, while another concurred, “Imagine your music being so trash you have to show your nakedness so we can forget that your music is trash 🗑️.”

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Despite the less-than-stellar performance, Ice Spice was among the lineup at Rubin’s event, which also featured performances by Travis Scott and Quavo. The annual tradition leads up to Super Bowl LVIII, where the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers are set to face off. Usher is slated to headline the Halftime Show, with the 49ers entering the game as slight favorites.

In a surprising turn, Ice Spice’s full Super Bowl ad for Starry’s has been unveiled. The ad features Spice getting cozy with the soda brand’s animated mascots until her “ex-boyfriend” tries to win her back. When rejected, the man’s head explosively transforms into a soda fountain. Titled “It’s Time To See Other Sodas,” the ad dropped on February 2 but held no clues about Spice’s real love life, contrary to some gossip sites’ beliefs.

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This isn’t Spice’s first venture into food and drink advertising. Before her Super Bowl ad stint, she was seen in Dunkin commercials. Last year, Spice collaborated with Ben Affleck to promote her limited-time signature drink at the coffee chain. The Ice Spice Munchkins Drink’s first ad aired during the VMAs on September 12, featuring Affleck and Spice brainstorming names for the drink in a playful spot with Affleck embracing his Boston accent while Spice plays the straight woman.

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