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Katy Perry is reportedly pulling a pair of her shoes from her collection following Gucci’s “blackface“ controversy.
The Italian fashion house bosses came under fire after advertising a black knitted “balaclava jumper,” which covers the lower half of the face and featured a red-lipped cut-out around the mouth.
Many quickly took to social media to accuse the designers, led by creative director Alessandro Michele, of creating a product which resembles “blackface” — the controversial makeover white people adopt to look like black figures, and last week a spokesperson issued an apology and confirmed the item would be withdrawn from sale.
Many celebrities are continuing to rail against the…