Malaysian TV Shows Blackface; Criticized

The skit was apparently supposed to be a parody.

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The skit was apparently supposed to be a parody:

A Malaysian television show has apologised following an outcry on social media over a comedy skit featuring an actor in “black-face” make-up pretending to be US R&B star Usher.

The skit was a parody of a recent performance by popular Malaysian singer Yuna and Usher in the US in June, where they had hugged, sparking criticism in conservative Muslim-majority Malaysia.

Read the full story at the Straits Times here.

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Author: Nicholas

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