Under fire: Celebrities accused of cultural appropriation

Which stars crumbled in the court of public opinion?

Stars Insider

22/11/18 | StarsInsider

CELEBRITY Cultural appropriation

Pop culture is a melting pot where cultures and customs fuse and coexist. However when borrowing is done in bad taste, it’s called something a little different: cultural appropriation. It's been a hot topic in recent years, and power dynamics between majority and minority cultures are now being discussed more openly than ever. Jennifer Lawrence is the most recently accused, after photos were released from her new Dior shoot.

Here are other stars who had to figure it out the hard way, by making very public mistakes and receiving hundreds of thousands of complaints.


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