With this week’s upcoming season premiere of ABC’s Shark Tank, history will be made as a Black woman will occupy a seat on the stage of the popular unscripted show.
According to ABC, Emma Grede, the CEO of fashion juggernaut Good American and founding partner of SKIMS, will be making history when she appears on stage with the others as the first Black female guest Shark.
The regular cast of Sharks, Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, and Kevin O’Leary, will be making their usual appearances for the 13th season of Shark Tank.
Grede announced the news on her Instagram account as well.
“Mommy Shark Doo doo doo doo doo! I’m beyond thrilled to be a guest shark on Season 13 of #SharkTank! Tune in for the Season Premiere Friday October 8 on ABC”
SOURCE: Black Enterprise, by Cedric ‘BIG CED’ Thornton