Colloquialism used in the speech of Southerners to disguise the term African - American, or black when in public. It refers to those Blacks that carry on like they were some kind of celebrity, i.e. Famous people / person.
In the theater lobby, one girl was overheard to say to her friend, "That would have been a good movie had not the famous people been carrying on like that."
by Spartan Caver March 05, 2009