Betty Boop was modeled after an African American singer in the 20s named Ester Jones #BlackHistoryMonth The New Blues Sensation! AMERICA'S GOING WILD OVER THIS AVOY SMASH HIT! Little Esther THE JOHNNY OTIS SAVOY 731 recording of DOUBLE CROSSING BLUES featuring LITTLE ESTHER DEALERS! WATCH for our Giant Release on 45 RPM Limited Distributor Territories Avoiloble! Savoy RECORD CO INC 58 Market St Newark 1 N J domal dmann Original Betty Boop Model Olya as Betty Boop Esther Jones aka Baby Esther Esther Jones Black pefomer at Harkem's Cotton Chlub where a white singeractress named Helen Kane saw her act in 1928 & copied Jones' baby singing style & her scating of the lines Boop oop a doop lagonegirl Esther Jones also known as the original “Betty Boop” Esther Jones was a black singer of the 1920s who was indeed the inspiration for the Betty Boop character She originated the “boop-oop-a-doop” line along with the girlish singing voice Another singer of that time Helen Kane who also used the childlike singing is more the visual inspiration for the cartoon character Interestingly Helen Kane filed a lawsuit against the creators of Betty Boop for appropriation of her character nevermind the fact that she took her style from the original Esther Jones The court eventually ruled against Kane and neither she nor Jones were properly credited for their inspiration of Betty Boop Happy Black History Month! Meme

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