Raven-Symoné Defends Wife After Backlash: “Stop With The Death Threats In Her DMs”

Raven-Symoné is defending her wife, Miranda Pearman-Maday, following a social media backlash that involves internet trolls making death threats.

In a video shared on social media, the That’s So Raven star is seen with her wife calling out social media users leaving horrible comments.

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“I’m here with Miranda, my wife, to tell you to stop it in the comments. And stop with the death threats in her DMs,” Symoné said in the video. “It is disrespectful to her, and in turn, disrespectful to me. Stop it.”

The backlash stems from Pearman-Maday stating she didn’t grow up watching Symoné on the Disney Channel series.

“It’s really become wild. I hope to clear the air right now and let you all know that I never have once said that I did not know who Raven was,” Pearman-Maday said. “I only ever said that I did not grow up watching That’s So Raven. I did not watch her as a child.”

She continued, “But since getting married and meeting her in 2015, I have seen the majority of her work. I’ve also been at a lot of this work. So I mean, backstage at The View, 25 Words or Less, the list goes on and on.”

The couple got married in 2020 and Pearman-Maday said in the video that she loves That’s So Raven and thinks Symoné “should have won all the Emmys.”

“I think my wife is endlessly talented,” Pearmen-Maday added. “I support her beyond. She also isn’t just Raven-Symoné to me. You guys must try and open your minds a little bit and understand there is more behind people that are celebrity, there is real life here. And that’s why we’re feeling inclined to address this because I’m receiving so much hate for something that is really just a big spiral of internet misinformation.”

If it wasn’t clear, in the video’s caption, Symoné wrote, “Please stop with the death threats and miss information about @miranda v. pm. Its grown to a place that is completely disrespectful and out of control. Haters will hate and by all means do you boo boo HOWEVER do not spread lies and threaten my wife, marriage, or her character. I chose her and all of her…. Stop.”

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