Sizzling Celebrity Cultural Appropriation Fails We Can’t Stop Shaking Our Heads At

Cultural appropriation has become a buzzy term as of late, but it’s not a new trend. Sadly, the bad habit of adopting and flaunting an aspect of another culture (often clothing) has been going on for ages, and it’s only recently that it’s gotten called out in public forums. Celebrities are not immune to these insensitive gaffes, and are often the highest-profile perpetrators of cultural appropriation. From awards show appearances to magazine cover photo shoots to music videos, stealing another ethnicity’s attributes for shock value has become commonplace. But that doesn’t mean we have to let it slide. These are the sizzling celebrity cultural appropriation fails we can’t stop shaking our heads at.

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