Starring on Duck Dynasty introduced race to the forefront for Korie and Willie Robertson.
On the premiere episode of their new Facebook Watch collection, At Home 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 previous. As Willie recalled, they have been instructed it might take a few years to undertake except they have been fascinated about a biracial baby, noting companies stated “those are the hardest ones to place in the South.”
While the couple, based mostly in Louisiana, had no subject with their son’s race, they ultimately realized that wasn’t the case for everybody.
“We didn’t think about it until the show happened,” Korie defined to their present friends, Love & Hip Hop‘s Yandy and Mendeecees Harris. “People were like, ‘Wait, who’s the Black kid? Who does he belong to?’ We’re like, ‘Our son?'”