Social media users expressed concern after Filipino American Honolulu Council member Augie Tulba shared a video showing him in blackface in a parody of “America’s Next Top Model.”
Video resurfaces: The clip, which is more than 10 years old, was reshared by Tulba on Instagram over the weekend, according to KITV. The caption of his post read: “We laughed so hard filming this segment. #FunTimes.”
Darlie, a popular toothpaste brand in China also owned by Colgate and its joint venture partner Hawley & Hazel, is being reviewed for using blackface for its logo.
In a statement on June 18, Colgate explained they have been working with its partners in developing the logo for the toothpaste.
A Taipei nightclub that went viral for imitating a Ghanaian pallbearers meme took down all videos and pictures of its dance troupe, Luxy Boyz, and discontinued performances after being accused of using blackface.
In a statement to Taiwan News on May 4, OMNI Nightclub, located on Zhongxiao East Road, Section 4 in Da’an District, said they were not aware that “blackface” was a form of racial discrimination.
A popular model in Pakistan has defended herself after coming under fire for wearing blackface in an advertisement for a local salon.
Facing charges of attempted murder, a 61-year-old Hawaiian man showed up to trial wearing blackface on Monday because he felt the court was treating him “like a Black man.”
Oahu-native Mark Char was found guilty of attempted murder and assault in March following a triple stabbing on the H-1 Freeway back in 2016. He was recently sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for second-degree attempted murder, and six years for a second-and third-degree assault.
Another Asian woman has pulled off blackface, and so far, people seem to have no problem with it.
The Taiwanese streamer, who goes by the handle 初九 (chujiu) on TikTok, posted a video of herself applying makeup to look like a man of African heritage on Sunday.
Korean cosmetic brand Stylenanda has come under fire after making a hand appear darker for its 3CE nail polish ad.
The product, “layering nail lacquer,” is a pair of polishes applied on top of each other.
An episode of Pokémon’s current anime series “Sun and Moon” will not be making it to U.S. shores due to some of its scenes allegedly featuring “blackface.”
Episodes of “Pokémon the Series: Sun and Moon’s” current arc are broadcast in the U.S. about four months behind their Japanese releases, unlike other anime titles which are streamed internationally on the same day as they air in Japan, according to SoraNews24.
China’s Spring Festival Gala, the world’s most-watched television show with a reported 700 million viewers according to Time, sparked global outrage when it used blackface in one of its skits.
Masatoshi Hamada, half of the comedy duo Downtown, came under fire after wearing blackface to play “Eddie Murphy” during the New Year Special of their variety show.
Now, his partner, popular comedian Hitoshi Matsumoto, chimed in — with words likely to influence their friendship.