Tracee Ellis Ross almost did not do blackish because she didn’t like Anthony Anderson. Tracee told THR, “I did not like Anthony. I had worked with him in the past. I thought he was an a**hole. If you know Anthony, he has a gruff exterior, and he does not have an inner-governor, and Anthony says stuff that is not that appropriate all the time. Like, everybody knows it’s part of why he’s funny, it’s part of the ace in his deck, but it’s also, like, ‘Oh, my God.’ And if you don’t know him, it can come across rudely.” But after spending time with him, things changed. Read that part here.