The episodes of the Golden Girls removed from Hulu for a joke on Blackface

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Hulu deleted an episode of the Golden Girls for a blackface joke, which starred stars Rue McClanahan and Betty White wearing mud masks, according to Deadline.

In the episode Mixed Blessings, broadcast in 1988, the son of Dorothy (Bea Arthur) Michael (Scott Jacoby) announces his intention to marry an older black woman, despite his mother’s hesitations about their significant age difference .

Michael’s girlfriend Lorraine and her family arrive shortly after Blanche (McClanahan) and Rose (White) apply a dark brown mud mask.

Tasteful: Hulu deleted an episode of the Golden Girls for a blackface joke, which featured street stars McClanahan and Betty White wearing mud masks

“It’s mud on our faces, we’re not really black,” says Rose, as she tries to break the tension.

Later in the exchange, Lorraine’s mother expresses disapproval of the interracial union because she doesn’t want her daughter to marry “a skinny white boy.”

When Dorothy says she doesn’t like the couple’s relationship, Lorraine’s mom, Greta (Virginia Capers), asks, “Oh, why? Do you have anything against black people?

Controversial joke: in the episode Mixed Blessings, broadcast in 1988, the son of Dorothy (Bea Arthur) Michael (Scott Jacoby) announces his intention to marry an older black woman, despite his mother's hesitations about their difference in important age

Controversial joke: in the episode Mixed Blessings, broadcast in 1988, the son of Dorothy (Bea Arthur) Michael (Scott Jacoby) announces his intention to marry an older black woman, despite his mother’s hesitations about their difference in important age

‘Of course not! And, I’m insinuating! Why we firmly believe that all men are created equal, ”explains Dorothy Blanche Devereaux’s girlfriend, while appearing next to Rose Nylund in black.

Rose quickly intervenes to say, “It’s a bunch of nonsense.”

Like everyone in the room looks horrified, she jokes that they should turn on the TV and watch “a white person dancing on the line on Soul Train”.

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“It’s mud on our faces, we’re not really black,” says Rose, as she tries to break the tension

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