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“Riverdale” Star Apologizes For ‘Racist’ Tweet, And Now People Are Even More Offended
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“Riverdale” Star Apologizes For ‘Racist’ Tweet, And Now People Are Even More Offended

In this day and age, the Internet’s eye for racism has never been keener. This is helpful when real, insidious examples are publicly identified and called out. It creates problems, however, when hyper-sensitive ‘social justice warriors’ decry it where it most likely doesn’t exist. Riverdale star Lili Reinhart unwittingly put herself at the center of this debate when she tweeted a photo of a Halloween costume idea – a demonic creature dressed in all-black and adorned with pitch black body paint.

The blackface accusations came flying in almost immediately, leading Reinhart to hastily delete the photo and issue a sincere apology, insisting that she meant no harm and didn’t initially see how the photo could be perceived as ‘racially insensitive.’ As a heated debate raged on, though, it appeared that even most People of Color on Twitter agreed that the costume was in no way offensive, with some appalled that others would liken the image of an evil creature to a Black person.

Just like Dove’s recent ad fiasco, it could be argued that this tweet was a little too risky. In this case, however, people seem more convinced that it was a mass overreaction. Scroll down to judge for yourself, and let us know what conclusion you come to in the comments.

Riverdale actress Lili Reinhart is at the center of a new race debate after posting a Halloween tweet

The photo depicted a pitch black-painted demon, drawing accusations of Reinhart promoting blackface

Following an uproar by certain users, Reinhart promptly deleted the tweet and issued an apology

Many people, however, argue that she had nothing to apologize for, instead blaming the accusers

Was this too risky of a tweet, or a non-existent issue? Tell us below!

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Dani Donovan
Community Member
4 years ago

Umm... I’m black. Thought the costume was cool. Doesn’t look like a black person - looks like a demon.

A Ghost
Community Member
4 years ago

Yeah the responses that it looks like a black person are worse

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Gornot
Community Member
4 years ago

People are absolute idiots, especially on Twitter. Literally nothing wrong with the tweet, not even by a long shot. Getting triggered over face paint is totally ridiculous. Here's a news flash, you morons: Rock and metal bands have been doing black and white face paint for decades, it has nothing to do with race but the culture of the music, are you going to now go hate on thousands of such bands now? Get a goddamn life and mind your own business.

Katie Smith
Community Member
4 years ago

Well Twitter trolls tend to have no life other than being professionally offended and stirring up controversy where there is none.

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Katinka Min
Community Member
4 years ago

Most comments are right: The complaints are what's racist. I mean, yes, the skin tone in that lighting is dark brown rather than black, but, seriously, if you see a person of colour in that picture and not a demon there's something wrong with you, not with Reinhardt.

Jay Jackson
Community Member
4 years ago

Complainers weren't racist just dumb. There was nothing racist about complaining about, just showed a profound ignorance of what blackface actually is.

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Asia
Community Member
4 years ago

Well, this is just ridiculous... Apparently everything is potentially offensive these days. What a nightmare!

Alusair Alustriel
Community Member
4 years ago

Watch it, nightmares can be easily associated with darkness, and that with black.

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Sop Hie
Community Member
4 years ago

but what's a demon's view on this??

Hilzillah
Community Member
4 years ago

Allright, I admit, pissen off right now #InnerDemonSpoke

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Rukia Kuchiki
Community Member
4 years ago

Mind blown...Hypersensitivity has gone too far.

Pamela
Community Member
4 years ago

As Winnie the Pooh once said " oh bother "

Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

*facepalm* Soon, caucasians will be forbidden to even wear black clothes...

Cat person
Community Member
4 years ago

The problem is actually OTHER Caucasian people -not black people- getting all offended

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Stephanie Hutner
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh my god what is wrong with everyone. Why does it take almost nothing to greatly offend people? What the fuck is happening in this world?

John Baker
Community Member
4 years ago

Hell if I know. These "social justice warriors" are a major pain in the ass. It's long past time we told them to piss off. And that's coming from a life-long liberal.

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tbbaot
Community Member
4 years ago

Stop the apologizing it just encourages the race baiters and trolls

John Baker
Community Member
4 years ago

Agreed. If I were in the same position, they'd have gotten no apology from me - but they very well may have gotten a "fuck you."

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DopethronePunkUK
Community Member
4 years ago

So no-one can apply black make up at all now, fuck off you sjw idiots. Blackface is a culturally inappropriate representation or caricature of a black person, if something was racist i would be the first to condem it but this is clearly not racist. People just like to call out other people on anything now, i think they feel better about themselves or something.

Joe Reaves
Community Member
4 years ago

If you can't tell the difference between this and blackface, you're part of the problem.

manowce
Community Member
4 years ago

people who say that black people look like this are racist!

FABULOUS1
Community Member
4 years ago

Dont see anything offensive about this costume, girl wear that shit.

N G
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm dressing as Dracula tomorrow night...yay for a party :D I'm putting white makeup on. Is this racially offensive to anyone here?

Echo
Community Member
4 years ago

I know you are just messing around, but part of the reason all this happens is because people are anonymous and feel it easier to over react to what ever they please. You shouldn't be listening to us on BoredPanda, and I doubt half the people complaining wouldn't do it, like they do if they knew the person, in person. Hell sometimes I reply in a manner that I wouldn't if I had to talk to any of you in person. It's hard not to. And that is the problem.

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Debbie Andersson
Community Member
4 years ago

If it ridicules dark skinned people it´s black face, not painting yourself black for a demon costume...Whats next, black eyeliner and mascara is racist because it´s BLACK, you white people better get your hands on white mascara.

A Ghost
Community Member
4 years ago

As long as someone isn't specifically using the costume to mock or impersonate a black person I think is fine. I also think that you're a little too peeved at this. It's not about the color it's about the history of blackface. No one thinks that wearing black makeup is racist and the fact that you're implying that it could be the future is the reason why people don't stand up to racism

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nks
Community Member
4 years ago

SJWs are idiots... end of story

Leif Trollbane
Community Member
4 years ago

People who liken this to a person who is dark skinned are the true racists!!!

mm78
Community Member
2 years ago

Leif Trollbane what

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Victor Vakaras
Community Member
4 years ago

This shit is just going too far. It's not blackface, you fucking morons.

Char Char
Community Member
4 years ago

Only people with a chip on their shoulder would interpret this as "black face". Give it a rest already. People dress up as ghosts and that isn't interpreted as racist either. Damn.

Adriana E. Henricy
Community Member
4 years ago

its even more racist that people actually THOUGHT that was supposed a represent a black person, like COME ON you are tying too hard!

BREAK YOUr perceptions
Community Member
4 years ago

yeah this was a over reaction. this doesn't look like black face at all. any people who see it that way are looking for things to be offended by.

Tammy Munson
Community Member
4 years ago

Bitches please get itr over with racism crap!!! White is ight and black is darkness HELLO Have you seen night!! What color is it its pitch black it is just a color not a skin color !!!! ITS A COLOR

pbppbp
Community Member
2 years ago

Tammy Munson no

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Jet Connolly
Community Member
4 years ago

We, as a culture-all inclusive, have become WAY too sensitive and PC! I agree with the lot of you that feels sorry for the people who think that's what a black person looks like. Do you live in a cave??

Pat Perry
Community Member
4 years ago

As a Black person I was not offended by your post. It's Halloween for God's Sake. You looked like a scary monster and nothing more. I guess if you were blue like the character in Xmen it would have been okay. Shame on the shamers. I am completely bald it does not mean I have or have ever had cancer. You have nothing to apologize for. "You can't please all of the people all of the time" P1020919-5...709f33.jpg P1020919-59f60a9709f33.jpg

legendfirespark
Community Member
2 years ago

Pat Perry like

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Karolína T.
Community Member
4 years ago

I suppose black color will be prohibited becase someone could be offended... In my country, there is a large children (!) hospital with foreigner department and there are icons looking like kid-drawing - little Japanese girl in kimono, little indian warrior - and someone complained it is racistic. Holy cow.

A dose of reality...
Community Member
4 years ago

Shit! I just dyed my hair black...

Flower Child
Community Member
4 years ago

I agree with the user who posted this... Dressing up like a demon=not racist Comparing demons to black people=racist

Bobbi Newell
Community Member
4 years ago

My first thought was: Did her agent or publicist instruct her to make the apology? Honestly, SJWs are ruining our culture!

The Cappy
Community Member
4 years ago

My cousin once fixed himself some salmon and the next day at work was talking about how good it was. Someone asked how it was fixed and he said it was blackened. A guy got very offended about this and called him a racist. Some people just spend all their time looking for reasons to bully other people.

anarkzie
Community Member
4 years ago

Jesus what idiot thought this was offensive.

cyberbird
Community Member
4 years ago

The shadow had no other trait that could relate it to a black person. Poor girl, she probably took hours to put on her make up and outfit, just to have to apologise to a bunch of rude trolls.

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

we are living in a fucking sad time. we can't dress in anything without being shamed for it. i hate this time. i miss the 80's and 90's.

Branden Hart
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh FFS people, not everything is a racially charged insult. Sometimes a colour is just a colour BECAUSE it is a colour. Is coal racist, is a shadow racist, is graphite racist, are tyres racist, I assume then my tattoo ink is racist as well.

Alusair Alustriel
Community Member
4 years ago

We used to claim to have black souls in highschool when we were starting to listen to death metal and such. We didn't even see a Black Person back then in reality (I come from Middle EU). People who got offended by that should seriosuly chill out, cause they scare the shit out of me. THAT's how racism is strengthening.

Tyler Duffy
Community Member
4 years ago

This is so stupid, people are offended by everything now a days. Stupid SJW's.

D Lynn
Community Member
4 years ago

no. not racist. this sucks because real racists get to pretend that this is an example of how ALL racism claims are false. Real racists are full of shit that way.

nks
Community Member
4 years ago

SJWs are idiots, end of story

Adrian Katya Abernathy
Community Member
4 years ago

Blackface was never just black paint on one's face. It was a whole character, an exaggerated stereotype used in minstrel shows in which someone with painted-on, overlarge red lips and wool hair imitated black people. This costume doesn't even come close.

Shirley Richard
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm more offended (as a Black person) that (a) someone though this was black face and (b) we have to talk about it. Who cares. I wish people spent more times focusing on their own lives then looking for drama. It's amazing how many stupid stories like this pops up on a day to day. In this country, talking about "how to be racist, who's racist, I'm not racist (just dress like one) or being appalled again by racism is actually a form of entertainment.

Amanda Pike
Community Member
4 years ago

"Keener? If you think THAT looks like a black person, honey, YOU are the racist. That's clearly a shadow demon. Have you somehow only heard of black people in faery tales and legends?!!

John Smith
Community Member
4 years ago

I love it when SJW's eat their own! Pass the popcorn and carry on.

Anna Mcaffee
Community Member
4 years ago

Her costume is scary but I don't understand why is offensive to somebody. As like Goths and Metalheads, wearing black and things are offensive to black people. Jeeze.

William Teach
Community Member
4 years ago

You know, it's not that people are more Offended nowadays than they used to be, it's that they tend to get Offended by little things more because they can now make sure everyone knows about it.

spirit wolf
Community Member
4 years ago

This world is hysterical... I need someone to hold my drink while I rofl

Jonathan Eatsalot
Community Member
4 years ago

What a scary Halloween this is, but not for the right reasons.

Krysta Pandoo
Community Member
4 years ago

She did nothing wrong.

Katie M
Community Member
4 years ago

Really convenient how the only other tweets put here are from how it's supposedly not racist. I'm not saying it is, I'm not saying it isn't. But this article is very clearly biased.

Hicham Elothemany
Community Member
4 years ago

Well she painted herself as a black demon.. Not as Obama.. So not racist.. Probably demons should find it racist not people haha

Andrew Cas
Community Member
4 years ago

Ahh confused now Of course odama would be insulted he's a ignorant murderous demon

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Rakelle
Community Member
4 years ago

Why the hell would anyone think that's racist? Why would anyone think that someone painted coal black was trying to make any racial comparison? I'm an africa

John Baker
Community Member
4 years ago

Much ado about nothing. A total non-issue. Were I in the same position, I wouldn't have dignified those idiots with an apology, but to each his own.

guy greej
Community Member
4 years ago

Ooh hell No!!! I' thinking some racist people are behind all these racial accusations so that any valid claim of racism is cobbled up together with these unwarranted accusations and racism becomes just a made up fictitious thing "crazy" people talk about

Sharon Halfhill
Community Member
4 years ago

This isn't fucking racist. Gtf over yourselves already. A COLOR isn't racist. Black doesn't automatically mean BLACK PERSON.

Stephen Curran
Community Member
4 years ago

Racism is a real issue ...but this is not racism. Please do not muddy the water, and be careful of who you call racist and what the circumstances are!

shredderjet
Community Member
2 years ago

Stephen Curran ?

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Otis Spunkmeyer
Community Member
4 years ago

Racially insensitive.... to demons? Social Justice Warriors are out of control.

Craig Williams
Community Member
4 years ago

Omg people get a life. It was a demon costume, nothing more. She had absolutely nothing to apologize about. The ones comparing a demon to black people are the ones who should be apologizing.

Bj Oliveira
Community Member
4 years ago

I took her costume as she is being a bat in transition. Her being painted black reminded me nothing nor did it make me think of the black race. Some people have nothing else to do I suppose.

cayenne523
Community Member
4 years ago

F all you sensitive bitches. Go cry in the corner and come out when you have grown up.

Oscar
Community Member
4 years ago

People are way too oversensitive these days. Sometimes all you need to say is something like, "Top of the morning to you all," and people will find a way to be offended. Stop giving Reinhart crap.

Cat person
Community Member
4 years ago

Wtf even is "blackface"?

Bia Mees
Community Member
4 years ago

Not racist at all! But people thinking that the photo was racist... THIS is racist!

themehmet
Community Member
2 years ago

Bia Mees Good response!

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Jay Jackson
Community Member
4 years ago

Morons don't know what blackface even is but want to come off as progressive. This is what happens when you give every idiot a platform.

Rainbow Unicorn
Community Member
4 years ago

What the crap? Yeah, dressing like a monster or demon for Halloween isn't blackface.

Big_Mac_K86
Community Member
4 years ago

Idiotic, that was in no way a racially insensitive costume O_o

Melissa Nunya
Community Member
4 years ago

This is not "blackface" I agree blackface is highly offensive but it's going too far now when you can't even be a black demon for Halloween without being accused of racism.

Wanda Queen
Community Member
4 years ago

FFS.

Donah Opande
Community Member
4 years ago

I keep reading of how white people are trying to defend people of color online and even tho thats amazing that they care, I believe its more important to educate themselves on the history and present REAL struggles of people of color instead of stifling and attacking innocent artists online-Random black person

Stephen Nieuwelaar
Community Member
4 years ago

This is where we are now.. Everyone trying to out liberal each other

snmandarinchinese
Community Member
2 years ago

Stephen Nieuwelaar follower

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Dona Sancha
Community Member
4 years ago

some people think this was racist? Look this: anuncio-pe...5d5709.jpg anuncio-personal-black-1-1024x712-5a0b10a5d5709.jpg

Patti
Community Member
4 years ago

You all need to listen to Smokey Robinson "poem" I love being black

Mitchel Churchill
Community Member
4 years ago

White activists.....it would be in your best interest to actually talk to Black people instead of blindly picking up the justice for all banner. You make us all look stupid. All this woman said is her heart is dark/evil. Devil worship maybe.

keisie
Community Member
2 years ago

Mitchel Churchill like

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Brian Smith
Community Member
4 years ago

College board now has the nerve to tell peope what they can and can not dress up as. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMsbLEQw2lU

A Mueller
Community Member
4 years ago

My shadow is black,is that racist acting as well?

Steve Endicott
Community Member
4 years ago

This was in no way offensive! Blackface?? Get a grip,get a life ,get the hell out of here! This is NOT blackface it's friggin face paint,MORONS!!!!!! Stop trying to make something out of nothing!!!

henrywiggins26
Community Member
2 years ago

Steve Endicott follower

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Steven Dew
Community Member
4 years ago

Fuck SJWs

Steven Dew
Community Member
4 years ago

Fuck SJWs

Jessica Stohr
Community Member
4 years ago

It's not offensive and the title and intro blurb click baiting ppl into thinking so is lame

Ronny Hermans
Community Member
4 years ago

There are a lot of things you could and should complain about not this but this is a save one. Best not complain about politicians walking out of a game because someone takes a knee. Don't talk about the real issues talk about the safe ones.

Petar
Community Member
4 years ago

As long as you care for this thing, not to offend anyone, or to be "politically correct" we will see increasing numbers of this moronic behavior. I am not saying to be offensive to anyone, I am saying that the people from specific groups are taking advantage. The skin color does not matter at all, and as long this is topic number one it gets shifted and the color becomes important. The people should be divided by stupidity, not by a color of the skin.

Dy Yang
Community Member
4 years ago

If I don't like Chinese food would I be branded as racist ?

Paul Blakeman
Community Member
4 years ago

And I suppose Halle Berry was dehumanizing albino people when she played Storm???

sendtodory
Community Member
2 years ago

Paul Blakeman yes

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Marian Blalock Bernstein
Community Member
4 years ago

Cool costume idea. Needs a little blood on her teeth.

Shannon McKee
Community Member
4 years ago

Okay, anytime a black person lightens their skin, can we accuse them of racism?

Christian Sanz
Community Member
4 years ago

Give power to the stupid people and they will hang you for not being stupid like them.

Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
4 years ago

The people that got SOOO offended were most likely white overly sensitive youth that think they know ALL about racism. This illustrates PERFECTLY how little they know!

Paula Alvarez Alvarez
Community Member
4 years ago

Are we allowed to use the word black????!!!! Crazy. No racism At all in her comment

Echo
Community Member
4 years ago

No you are not allowed to use the word Black haven't you learned anything from the Original Post?

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Ivan Aguilar
Community Member
4 years ago

Crybaby country...

A. Najime
Community Member
4 years ago

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Stupid shit happens on another "social" network, they discuss it, then Bored Panda brings it here so we can discuss what they discuss, because bored panda is bored, DUH..

Ztata
Community Member
4 years ago

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Black underlay

Miguel Zamora
Community Member
4 years ago

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here we call them NEGROS and no one gives a shit....

Echo
Community Member
4 years ago

I understand that the word is not considered offensive in all countries.

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omas bioladen
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4 years ago

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She looks like a ni99er. Period.

Alia Gail
Community Member
4 years ago

uhhh... dude?

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Dani Donovan
Community Member
4 years ago

Umm... I’m black. Thought the costume was cool. Doesn’t look like a black person - looks like a demon.

A Ghost
Community Member
4 years ago

Yeah the responses that it looks like a black person are worse

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Gornot
Community Member
4 years ago

People are absolute idiots, especially on Twitter. Literally nothing wrong with the tweet, not even by a long shot. Getting triggered over face paint is totally ridiculous. Here's a news flash, you morons: Rock and metal bands have been doing black and white face paint for decades, it has nothing to do with race but the culture of the music, are you going to now go hate on thousands of such bands now? Get a goddamn life and mind your own business.

Katie Smith
Community Member
4 years ago

Well Twitter trolls tend to have no life other than being professionally offended and stirring up controversy where there is none.

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Katinka Min
Community Member
4 years ago

Most comments are right: The complaints are what's racist. I mean, yes, the skin tone in that lighting is dark brown rather than black, but, seriously, if you see a person of colour in that picture and not a demon there's something wrong with you, not with Reinhardt.

Jay Jackson
Community Member
4 years ago

Complainers weren't racist just dumb. There was nothing racist about complaining about, just showed a profound ignorance of what blackface actually is.

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Asia
Community Member
4 years ago

Well, this is just ridiculous... Apparently everything is potentially offensive these days. What a nightmare!

Alusair Alustriel
Community Member
4 years ago

Watch it, nightmares can be easily associated with darkness, and that with black.

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Sop Hie
Community Member
4 years ago

but what's a demon's view on this??

Hilzillah
Community Member
4 years ago

Allright, I admit, pissen off right now #InnerDemonSpoke

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Rukia Kuchiki
Community Member
4 years ago

Mind blown...Hypersensitivity has gone too far.

Pamela
Community Member
4 years ago

As Winnie the Pooh once said " oh bother "

Daria B
Community Member
4 years ago

*facepalm* Soon, caucasians will be forbidden to even wear black clothes...

Cat person
Community Member
4 years ago

The problem is actually OTHER Caucasian people -not black people- getting all offended

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Stephanie Hutner
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh my god what is wrong with everyone. Why does it take almost nothing to greatly offend people? What the fuck is happening in this world?

John Baker
Community Member
4 years ago

Hell if I know. These "social justice warriors" are a major pain in the ass. It's long past time we told them to piss off. And that's coming from a life-long liberal.

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tbbaot
Community Member
4 years ago

Stop the apologizing it just encourages the race baiters and trolls

John Baker
Community Member
4 years ago

Agreed. If I were in the same position, they'd have gotten no apology from me - but they very well may have gotten a "fuck you."

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DopethronePunkUK
Community Member
4 years ago

So no-one can apply black make up at all now, fuck off you sjw idiots. Blackface is a culturally inappropriate representation or caricature of a black person, if something was racist i would be the first to condem it but this is clearly not racist. People just like to call out other people on anything now, i think they feel better about themselves or something.

Joe Reaves
Community Member
4 years ago

If you can't tell the difference between this and blackface, you're part of the problem.

manowce
Community Member
4 years ago

people who say that black people look like this are racist!

FABULOUS1
Community Member
4 years ago

Dont see anything offensive about this costume, girl wear that shit.

N G
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm dressing as Dracula tomorrow night...yay for a party :D I'm putting white makeup on. Is this racially offensive to anyone here?

Echo
Community Member
4 years ago

I know you are just messing around, but part of the reason all this happens is because people are anonymous and feel it easier to over react to what ever they please. You shouldn't be listening to us on BoredPanda, and I doubt half the people complaining wouldn't do it, like they do if they knew the person, in person. Hell sometimes I reply in a manner that I wouldn't if I had to talk to any of you in person. It's hard not to. And that is the problem.

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Debbie Andersson
Community Member
4 years ago

If it ridicules dark skinned people it´s black face, not painting yourself black for a demon costume...Whats next, black eyeliner and mascara is racist because it´s BLACK, you white people better get your hands on white mascara.

A Ghost
Community Member
4 years ago

As long as someone isn't specifically using the costume to mock or impersonate a black person I think is fine. I also think that you're a little too peeved at this. It's not about the color it's about the history of blackface. No one thinks that wearing black makeup is racist and the fact that you're implying that it could be the future is the reason why people don't stand up to racism

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nks
Community Member
4 years ago

SJWs are idiots... end of story

Leif Trollbane
Community Member
4 years ago

People who liken this to a person who is dark skinned are the true racists!!!

mm78
Community Member
2 years ago

Leif Trollbane what

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Victor Vakaras
Community Member
4 years ago

This shit is just going too far. It's not blackface, you fucking morons.

Char Char
Community Member
4 years ago

Only people with a chip on their shoulder would interpret this as "black face". Give it a rest already. People dress up as ghosts and that isn't interpreted as racist either. Damn.

Adriana E. Henricy
Community Member
4 years ago

its even more racist that people actually THOUGHT that was supposed a represent a black person, like COME ON you are tying too hard!

BREAK YOUr perceptions
Community Member
4 years ago

yeah this was a over reaction. this doesn't look like black face at all. any people who see it that way are looking for things to be offended by.

Tammy Munson
Community Member
4 years ago

Bitches please get itr over with racism crap!!! White is ight and black is darkness HELLO Have you seen night!! What color is it its pitch black it is just a color not a skin color !!!! ITS A COLOR

pbppbp
Community Member
2 years ago

Tammy Munson no

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Jet Connolly
Community Member
4 years ago

We, as a culture-all inclusive, have become WAY too sensitive and PC! I agree with the lot of you that feels sorry for the people who think that's what a black person looks like. Do you live in a cave??

Pat Perry
Community Member
4 years ago

As a Black person I was not offended by your post. It's Halloween for God's Sake. You looked like a scary monster and nothing more. I guess if you were blue like the character in Xmen it would have been okay. Shame on the shamers. I am completely bald it does not mean I have or have ever had cancer. You have nothing to apologize for. "You can't please all of the people all of the time" P1020919-5...709f33.jpg P1020919-59f60a9709f33.jpg

legendfirespark
Community Member
2 years ago

Pat Perry like

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Karolína T.
Community Member
4 years ago

I suppose black color will be prohibited becase someone could be offended... In my country, there is a large children (!) hospital with foreigner department and there are icons looking like kid-drawing - little Japanese girl in kimono, little indian warrior - and someone complained it is racistic. Holy cow.

A dose of reality...
Community Member
4 years ago

Shit! I just dyed my hair black...

Flower Child
Community Member
4 years ago

I agree with the user who posted this... Dressing up like a demon=not racist Comparing demons to black people=racist

Bobbi Newell
Community Member
4 years ago

My first thought was: Did her agent or publicist instruct her to make the apology? Honestly, SJWs are ruining our culture!

The Cappy
Community Member
4 years ago

My cousin once fixed himself some salmon and the next day at work was talking about how good it was. Someone asked how it was fixed and he said it was blackened. A guy got very offended about this and called him a racist. Some people just spend all their time looking for reasons to bully other people.

anarkzie
Community Member
4 years ago

Jesus what idiot thought this was offensive.

cyberbird
Community Member
4 years ago

The shadow had no other trait that could relate it to a black person. Poor girl, she probably took hours to put on her make up and outfit, just to have to apologise to a bunch of rude trolls.

Kjorn
Community Member
4 years ago

we are living in a fucking sad time. we can't dress in anything without being shamed for it. i hate this time. i miss the 80's and 90's.

Branden Hart
Community Member
4 years ago

Oh FFS people, not everything is a racially charged insult. Sometimes a colour is just a colour BECAUSE it is a colour. Is coal racist, is a shadow racist, is graphite racist, are tyres racist, I assume then my tattoo ink is racist as well.

Alusair Alustriel
Community Member
4 years ago

We used to claim to have black souls in highschool when we were starting to listen to death metal and such. We didn't even see a Black Person back then in reality (I come from Middle EU). People who got offended by that should seriosuly chill out, cause they scare the shit out of me. THAT's how racism is strengthening.

Tyler Duffy
Community Member
4 years ago

This is so stupid, people are offended by everything now a days. Stupid SJW's.

D Lynn
Community Member
4 years ago

no. not racist. this sucks because real racists get to pretend that this is an example of how ALL racism claims are false. Real racists are full of shit that way.

nks
Community Member
4 years ago

SJWs are idiots, end of story

Adrian Katya Abernathy
Community Member
4 years ago

Blackface was never just black paint on one's face. It was a whole character, an exaggerated stereotype used in minstrel shows in which someone with painted-on, overlarge red lips and wool hair imitated black people. This costume doesn't even come close.

Shirley Richard
Community Member
4 years ago

I'm more offended (as a Black person) that (a) someone though this was black face and (b) we have to talk about it. Who cares. I wish people spent more times focusing on their own lives then looking for drama. It's amazing how many stupid stories like this pops up on a day to day. In this country, talking about "how to be racist, who's racist, I'm not racist (just dress like one) or being appalled again by racism is actually a form of entertainment.

Amanda Pike
Community Member
4 years ago

"Keener? If you think THAT looks like a black person, honey, YOU are the racist. That's clearly a shadow demon. Have you somehow only heard of black people in faery tales and legends?!!

John Smith
Community Member
4 years ago

I love it when SJW's eat their own! Pass the popcorn and carry on.

Anna Mcaffee
Community Member
4 years ago

Her costume is scary but I don't understand why is offensive to somebody. As like Goths and Metalheads, wearing black and things are offensive to black people. Jeeze.

William Teach
Community Member
4 years ago

You know, it's not that people are more Offended nowadays than they used to be, it's that they tend to get Offended by little things more because they can now make sure everyone knows about it.

spirit wolf
Community Member
4 years ago

This world is hysterical... I need someone to hold my drink while I rofl

Jonathan Eatsalot
Community Member
4 years ago

What a scary Halloween this is, but not for the right reasons.

Krysta Pandoo
Community Member
4 years ago

She did nothing wrong.

Katie M
Community Member
4 years ago

Really convenient how the only other tweets put here are from how it's supposedly not racist. I'm not saying it is, I'm not saying it isn't. But this article is very clearly biased.

Hicham Elothemany
Community Member
4 years ago

Well she painted herself as a black demon.. Not as Obama.. So not racist.. Probably demons should find it racist not people haha

Andrew Cas
Community Member
4 years ago

Ahh confused now Of course odama would be insulted he's a ignorant murderous demon

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Rakelle
Community Member
4 years ago

Why the hell would anyone think that's racist? Why would anyone think that someone painted coal black was trying to make any racial comparison? I'm an africa

John Baker
Community Member
4 years ago

Much ado about nothing. A total non-issue. Were I in the same position, I wouldn't have dignified those idiots with an apology, but to each his own.

guy greej
Community Member
4 years ago

Ooh hell No!!! I' thinking some racist people are behind all these racial accusations so that any valid claim of racism is cobbled up together with these unwarranted accusations and racism becomes just a made up fictitious thing "crazy" people talk about

Sharon Halfhill
Community Member
4 years ago

This isn't fucking racist. Gtf over yourselves already. A COLOR isn't racist. Black doesn't automatically mean BLACK PERSON.

Stephen Curran
Community Member
4 years ago

Racism is a real issue ...but this is not racism. Please do not muddy the water, and be careful of who you call racist and what the circumstances are!

shredderjet
Community Member
2 years ago

Stephen Curran ?

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Otis Spunkmeyer
Community Member
4 years ago

Racially insensitive.... to demons? Social Justice Warriors are out of control.

Craig Williams
Community Member
4 years ago

Omg people get a life. It was a demon costume, nothing more. She had absolutely nothing to apologize about. The ones comparing a demon to black people are the ones who should be apologizing.

Bj Oliveira
Community Member
4 years ago

I took her costume as she is being a bat in transition. Her being painted black reminded me nothing nor did it make me think of the black race. Some people have nothing else to do I suppose.

cayenne523
Community Member
4 years ago

F all you sensitive bitches. Go cry in the corner and come out when you have grown up.

Oscar
Community Member
4 years ago

People are way too oversensitive these days. Sometimes all you need to say is something like, "Top of the morning to you all," and people will find a way to be offended. Stop giving Reinhart crap.

Cat person
Community Member
4 years ago

Wtf even is "blackface"?

Bia Mees
Community Member
4 years ago

Not racist at all! But people thinking that the photo was racist... THIS is racist!

themehmet
Community Member
2 years ago

Bia Mees Good response!

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Jay Jackson
Community Member
4 years ago

Morons don't know what blackface even is but want to come off as progressive. This is what happens when you give every idiot a platform.

Rainbow Unicorn
Community Member
4 years ago

What the crap? Yeah, dressing like a monster or demon for Halloween isn't blackface.

Big_Mac_K86
Community Member
4 years ago

Idiotic, that was in no way a racially insensitive costume O_o

Melissa Nunya
Community Member
4 years ago

This is not "blackface" I agree blackface is highly offensive but it's going too far now when you can't even be a black demon for Halloween without being accused of racism.

Wanda Queen
Community Member
4 years ago

FFS.

Donah Opande
Community Member
4 years ago

I keep reading of how white people are trying to defend people of color online and even tho thats amazing that they care, I believe its more important to educate themselves on the history and present REAL struggles of people of color instead of stifling and attacking innocent artists online-Random black person

Stephen Nieuwelaar
Community Member
4 years ago

This is where we are now.. Everyone trying to out liberal each other

snmandarinchinese
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2 years ago

Stephen Nieuwelaar follower

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Dona Sancha
Community Member
4 years ago

some people think this was racist? Look this: anuncio-pe...5d5709.jpg anuncio-personal-black-1-1024x712-5a0b10a5d5709.jpg

Patti
Community Member
4 years ago

You all need to listen to Smokey Robinson "poem" I love being black

Mitchel Churchill
Community Member
4 years ago

White activists.....it would be in your best interest to actually talk to Black people instead of blindly picking up the justice for all banner. You make us all look stupid. All this woman said is her heart is dark/evil. Devil worship maybe.

keisie
Community Member
2 years ago

Mitchel Churchill like

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Brian Smith
Community Member
4 years ago

College board now has the nerve to tell peope what they can and can not dress up as. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMsbLEQw2lU

A Mueller
Community Member
4 years ago

My shadow is black,is that racist acting as well?

Steve Endicott
Community Member
4 years ago

This was in no way offensive! Blackface?? Get a grip,get a life ,get the hell out of here! This is NOT blackface it's friggin face paint,MORONS!!!!!! Stop trying to make something out of nothing!!!

henrywiggins26
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2 years ago

Steve Endicott follower

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Steven Dew
Community Member
4 years ago

Fuck SJWs

Steven Dew
Community Member
4 years ago

Fuck SJWs

Jessica Stohr
Community Member
4 years ago

It's not offensive and the title and intro blurb click baiting ppl into thinking so is lame

Ronny Hermans
Community Member
4 years ago

There are a lot of things you could and should complain about not this but this is a save one. Best not complain about politicians walking out of a game because someone takes a knee. Don't talk about the real issues talk about the safe ones.

Petar
Community Member
4 years ago

As long as you care for this thing, not to offend anyone, or to be "politically correct" we will see increasing numbers of this moronic behavior. I am not saying to be offensive to anyone, I am saying that the people from specific groups are taking advantage. The skin color does not matter at all, and as long this is topic number one it gets shifted and the color becomes important. The people should be divided by stupidity, not by a color of the skin.

Dy Yang
Community Member
4 years ago

If I don't like Chinese food would I be branded as racist ?

Paul Blakeman
Community Member
4 years ago

And I suppose Halle Berry was dehumanizing albino people when she played Storm???

sendtodory
Community Member
2 years ago

Paul Blakeman yes

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Marian Blalock Bernstein
Community Member
4 years ago

Cool costume idea. Needs a little blood on her teeth.

Shannon McKee
Community Member
4 years ago

Okay, anytime a black person lightens their skin, can we accuse them of racism?

Christian Sanz
Community Member
4 years ago

Give power to the stupid people and they will hang you for not being stupid like them.

Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
4 years ago

The people that got SOOO offended were most likely white overly sensitive youth that think they know ALL about racism. This illustrates PERFECTLY how little they know!

Paula Alvarez Alvarez
Community Member
4 years ago

Are we allowed to use the word black????!!!! Crazy. No racism At all in her comment

Echo
Community Member
4 years ago

No you are not allowed to use the word Black haven't you learned anything from the Original Post?

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Ivan Aguilar
Community Member
4 years ago

Crybaby country...

A. Najime
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4 years ago

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Stupid shit happens on another "social" network, they discuss it, then Bored Panda brings it here so we can discuss what they discuss, because bored panda is bored, DUH..

Ztata
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4 years ago

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Black underlay

Miguel Zamora
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4 years ago

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here we call them NEGROS and no one gives a shit....

Echo
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4 years ago

I understand that the word is not considered offensive in all countries.

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omas bioladen
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4 years ago

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She looks like a ni99er. Period.

Alia Gail
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4 years ago

uhhh... dude?

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