Tag Archives: blackface

  • David Harewood on White Actors ‘Blacking Up’ to Play Othello

    Feb 5, 15 by Cherie Saunders 1 Comment

    *Fans of David Harewood still can’t get over his rather explosive exit from “Homeland” in 2012. The actor is back on television Friday, Feb. 6, in a gig considerably less stressful than that of CIA Director David Estes…and one where he gets to keep his British accent. Harewood hosts this week’s episode of PBS’ “Shakespeare […]

  • Theater Ripped for Using Blackface to Portray Black NHL Player (Watch)

    Jan 15, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *A Montreal theater company is facing criticism for using an actor in blackface to portray black Canadiens player P.K. Subban. A skit with the Subban character was part of a December show by the French-language Theatre du Rideau Vert. Now a local band of artists and theater groups, Diversite Artistique Montreal, has penned an open […]

  • ‘Tasteless’ Link in Mandela Article Results in Dutch Newspaper Apology

    Dec 8, 13 by Qwest7 3 Comments

    *An story linking the death of Nelson Mandela with a controversial blackface character was the catalyst for an apology issued by a top selling Dutch newspaper. De Telegraaf blamed the “tasteless link” on “an unfortunate convergence of circumstances,” according to the Associated Press. The opening sentence of the story, which gathered reaction to the passing […]

  • Elle France Editor Jeanne Deroo Ripped for Solange Costume and Blackface

    Nov 27, 13 by EurPublisher 5 Comments

    *What the hell is it with white folks’ fascination with blackface?! Why do they think it’s cool to do? And you would think Elle France beauty editor Jeanne Deroo would know better. But nooooo, she just had to go there. she got all dolled up complete with an afro and blackface for a private party […]

  • Tamar Braxton, Wendy Williams Disagree on Hough’s Blackface

    Oct 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

      *Two television personalities have two different points of view regarding the current crisis plaguing America – Julianne Hough’s Halloween outfit. While reality TV star Tamar Braxton believes it’s not a big deal, Wendy Williams said the girl is “ignorant” and “should know better.” [Watch video below.] Braxton, appearing on VH1’s The Big Morning Buzz […]

  • Derek Hough: Sister Julianne ‘Mortified’ Over Blackface Flap (Watch)

    Oct 29, 13 by EURpublisher02 23 Comments

    *Derek Hough of “Dancing With the Stars” is coming to the defense of his famous sister in the wake of her controversial Halloween getup. Derek exclusively tells E! News that Julianne Hough is “mortified” at the backlash she has received for donning blackface while out at a Halloween party Friday, Oct. 25. “She’s so apologetic. […]