>>429 I do think she was probably raised that way, on the 'be nice and civil but don't let them get too close and NEVER DATE BLACK MEN' level. On the 'make sure you have a token at your 4oJ party for the pictures' level.
And yes, on the 'be nice to any scary looking black men and just between you me and the wall they are all scary except Pharrell' level. I'm not the only one who thought she was sounded like she was placating Kanye on the recording. There's a reason why she is rumored to be very popular with White Nationalists in the US - she only dates white guys and has white close friends (not sure if Selena is getting a pass on this or if they just don't notice her).
I would have liked to have been a fly on the wall when she met his niece. (And if his brother-in-law was there - (still married to his sister?) - I can't remember his name, and I therefore can't find his facebook that someone once linked to from tumblr).
I never thought of this as being a reason her bfs left soon - I would like to think it was a combo of going too fast and the accompanying PR blitz. Maybe the rumored sex drive issue plays a part. Maybe it's a whiplash inducing seesaw between 'I must be with you now' and 'I must be with my squad now'
I would be shocked if he stayed if something racist came out about her. And he'd lose me as a supporter since he's always spoke out against racism.