Starring on Duck Dynasty introduced race to the forefront for Korie and Willie Robertson.
On the premiere episode of their new Fb Watch collection, At House With the Robertsons, the previous A&E actuality stars mirrored on elevating their biracial son Will Robertson, Jr., who they adopted when he was 5 weeks outdated. As Willie recalled, they had been advised it might take a few years to undertake until they had been focused on a biracial youngster, noting businesses stated “these are the toughest ones to put within the South.”
Whereas the couple, primarily based in Louisiana, had no situation with their son’s race, they finally realized that wasn’t the case for everybody.
“We did not give it some thought till the present occurred,” Korie defined to their present company, Love & Hip Hop‘s Yandy and Mendeecees Harris. “Folks had been like, ‘Wait, who’s the Black child? Who does he belong to?’ We’re like, ‘Our son?'”